The Sugar Bowl - Friend or enemy? - © 2013 Maggie J's Catering

Do you have any idea how much Sugar you consume daily? A recent book by American Doctor Robert Lustig, says, flat out, that Sugar is addictive, that the food processing Industry knows this, and that the industry hooks us from infancy for its own dark purposes.

Smoked Chicken © www.bestcateringphiladelphia.com

Poultry requires special handling on the smoker. And special prep by way of marinating, brining and basting. It may seem like overkill, but if you take the time and effort to do it all right, you’ll be oh, so glad you did!

The Common Peanut - © http://www.allergysf.com

Remember when you were a kid? How many people with Peanut allergies did you know? Or had even heard of? Peanuts were a universal snack for all ages and Peanut Butter sandwiches were the mainstay of every school kid’s lunch.

Granola Bar © Jana @ delectablymine.blogspot.ca

Do you make food product choices based on label claims such as, ‘All Natural Ingredients!’, ‘Not from Concentrate!’, or ‘Natural [product] Flavour!’ ? Well, you may be disappointed to discover that these ‘Natural’ claims don’t necessarily guarantee that the product hasn’t been fiddled with! Classic, wholesome, home-made granola bars. TheseRead More →

Super Size Spurlock

I don’t necessarily agree with everything the Organic movement, the Whole Foods movement or the various stripes of vegetarians say – especially the more extreme groups. And I think the ‘healthy’ types are overdoing it in their ongoing witch hunt against fast Food. But…

Montreal Poutine - © midnightpoutine.ca

Poutine is one of a very few foods that can claim to be truly and totally Canadian in origin. Like Butter Tarts, Tourtiére and Beaver Tails (the pastry, from Ottawa; but more on that in a future post!). Today, we’ll delve into the origin of this heart-attack-in-a-bowl and show you how to make it right!