Category: salt

Homemade Soft Pretzels

Soft pretzels bring back memories of childhood. In the early 90’s, I loved going to see the Expos play – not because I loved baseball – but because I knew…

Worth Your Salt (Salted Chocolate Toffee Bites)

Confession: this recipe was the result of a happy accident. I was originally making a simple caramel sauce for brunch this weekend when I absentmindedly let the caramel cook on…

Roasting Season (Roasted Pear, Spiced Pecan & Blue Cheese Salad)

The autumn leaves, vibrant and warm not long ago, seem to be turning dull and brown faster than the temperatures are dropping. There is a place, however, that is brighter than…

Warm Up (Mushroom Risotto with Thyme and Cheddar)

It’s that time of year again, Montreal! You know, that season that isn’t quite a season? For those of you who don’t live here, let me fill you in. We’ve…

Tidbits

Got some stale bread? Don’t toss it, toast it! Then toast it again. Sprinkle it with some sea salt and spices, and boom – you’ve got yourself some fantastic croutons….