Recipes

Soy Sauce Chicken Wings

I've been craving my mom's cooking. I made soy chicken wings with rice which I haven't done in a while. You'd think I might need a recipe or at least a refresher on how to do it. It was satisfiying to recreate this dish from memory and have it turn out. I had run out… Continue reading Soy Sauce Chicken Wings

Instant Pot, Recipes

Congee (Juk) in the Instant Pot

Lately I have been making this soup in the pressure cooker and it turned out so good. It makes this tidy and quick soup the perfect meal when you're wanting something warm and tasty.  If you're interested in the stove top version go here. Congee (Juk) This is my ultimate comfort food!  Easy to make… Continue reading Congee (Juk) in the Instant Pot

Recipes

Congee (Juk)

I have written out instructions here for the pressure cooker. I alternate between the two methods because sometimes nothing beats the stove top. Nostalgia I guess! This is my ultimate comfort food! Easy to make and I always have the ingredients - rice, water, chicken or beef, seasonings. I loved all the meals my parents… Continue reading Congee (Juk)

Recipes

I Made Chicken Noodle Soup

I woke up this morning in the dark. The power was out and I thought "Argh...this should be fun." Getting my daughter ready for school means getting her to eat an energy packed breakfast, packing her lunch, getting dressed and cleaned up for the day. It was actually kind of fun. She got to eat… Continue reading I Made Chicken Noodle Soup

FOOD, Sprouting

My Sprout Grower

This is the sprouter that started it all.   About 5 years ago I picked up this little guy from Mississauga's VegFest. I was intrigued with the notion of growing something other than herbs on my kitchen counter.  I don't actually grow herbs, not for a lack of trying, but when it comes to growing… Continue reading My Sprout Grower

FOOD, Sprouting

Sprout Salads

How could I have not written a post about this yet. My new love of salads thanks to sprouts and micro-greens. Crunchy, crispy, chock full of flavour and goodness. My mouth waters just thinking about it. About 5 or 6 years ago we went to the vegan fest in Mississauga. That day i came home… Continue reading Sprout Salads