I am a bit glum this week. It’s Photoshop World 2011 in Las Vegas and I had really, really hoped to be there this year. I had to miss last year and promised myself I’d make it up to me this year. But money and other commitments meant it didn’t get to happen and I’m a bit gloomy as a result. As a designer
Ever since I can remember, my parents had a vegetable garden. A big one. My dad grew almost everything he could that suited our climate: peas, green beans, tomatoes, carrots, radishes, onions, lettuce, corn, cucumbers, squash, zucchini, blueberries, strawberries, potatoes, and of course, the raspberries that grow like weeds here. Did we live on a farm? Nope. Just a house in the suburbs with a
Lettuce wraps are one of my favourite ways to start a Thai meal. They’re messy and drippy but oh so flavorful and a wonderful mixture of textures. I’ve never made them before because for some reason, I thought they would be really hard. But they’re totally not! The great thing about these is you can add all kinds of goodies from the fridge. I have
Parmesan roasted asparagus is one of the simplest yet tastiest side dishes you can make. You can switch it up by using different cheeses or adding a drizzle of lemon or some fresh garlic. I’m sorry, I know I promised a post from Katz’s Deli, and it is still coming. The last week was a whirlwind and I haven’t even opened the file of New
I’m single so cooking, for me, is always a challenge. Most recipes aren’t designed for one so unless I’m in the mood for endless leftovers or I want to freeze stuff, I have to muck around trying to figure out how to alter the ingredient amounts. It doesn’t always work out the first few times. This Sesame Green Beans recipe is a pretty good example.