Recipes

Best Ever Beef Brisket

  Adapting a Favourite Recipe No one understands adapting better than we RVers. We’ve learned to expect the unexpected. Our plans can change suddenly with a...

Mango Lentil Salad

Clyde, a Swan with a Rap Sheet Once upon a time, not so long ago, on the Avon River, in Stratford, Ontario, there were a...

Basil Balsamic Bagel Burger

A Taste of Denmark in Solvang, California Solvang, a small town in California’s Santa Barbara wine country, began as a Danish settlement in 1911. The...

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

An Autumn Visit to Prince Edward County We like to visit popular destinations in the shoulder seasons. This fall, we drove to the Picton and...

Newfoundland

Picnic perfection in Newfoundland Picnic perfection is a combination of scenery, good food, and fresh air. We found all this and more at Lighthouse Picnics,...

Quick Barley Chili Con Carne

Originally published in the spring of 2019. We are lucky to have four seasons here in Canada. Some of us are winter people who love...

Easy Entertaining with Charcuterie Boards

The popular trend of entertaining by serving food on boards began with charcuterie boards, a traditional French way to present sausages, sliced salamis, hams,...

Why we search for slow food markets – Honey-buttered roasted heirloom carrots

Do you know what a slow food market is? Slow food is synonymous with local food. The farmer, fisher, and producer offer their products...

Amuse-Bouche Avocado Toast! | The Cooking Ladies |

We recently relocated to Stratford, Ontario. There is so much to do here, we have little time to cook! We are consuming local cuisine...

A Perfect Place for a Garden Party – Crustless Onion and Bacon Pie

Amherstburg, Ontario, is a War of 1812 community – loaded with the re-enactment sites and stories of the days when British and American troops...

Mango Olive Quesadillas

The Truth About Ostriches By the Cooking Ladies ontrary to popular belief, ostriches do not bury their heads in the...

A Day Trip to Santa Cruz Island, California

We joined a group of kayakers, backpackers, and beachcombers aboard an Island Packers boat in Ventura Harbor, California, to cross the 20 miles of...