Archives for September 2014

Green Beans with Cherry Tomatoes and Walnuts

Mom’s Potato Salad with a Twist !

Today Ann and I are hosting a farewell dinner for Eva who is moving to 100 Mile House next month from beautiful Canoe Pass Village here in Ladner.  For dinner we are serving fresh West Coast sockeye salmon stuffed with crab and shrimp, along with Mom’s potato salad and a green bean (Brechbohnen in German)  […]

Coconut Shrimp with Brown Basimati Rice

This simple recipe was adapted from one I found on the Food & Wine website.  This recipe called for cilantro but it wasn’t available here so I substituted it with fresh spinach and basil.   The original recipe was twice the size so I reduced it by half and adjusted some of the spices as […]

Refrigerator Bran Muffins

Yes these muffins have everything but the refrigerator in them but the cool thing is that you can keep the batter in the fridge for up to 6 weeks and make them in small batches so they are always fresh.  Who wouldn’t want a fresh baked muffin in the morning and they only take 15 […]

September Long Weekend 2014

Here we are and it’s September 1st, our first labour day weekend at the cottage and another Canadian summer has come to an end (well at least for anyone with students going to school).  But this year we don’t have to pack up our things and head back to BC.  It seems strange to see […]