Recipe Roundup: Bell Peppers

With global food logistics and the expansion of greenhouses in shorter harvest growing regions making it so much easier to have fresh produce year-round, it’s not too difficult for most consumers to acquire, say, bananas or citrus fruit in February. But there’s something to be said for a fresh, locally-grown, juicy and flavourful garden harvest,…

Recipe Post: Hearty Vegetable Stew and Dumplings

This recipe is an improvement on a recipe I published several years ago in my post, “Winter Warmth in Stew Form“. With those of us in the Northern hemisphere firmly in winter’s grasp once again, I felt it was time to bring this recipe back out and see what changes I could make to it….

Recipe post: Winter Warmth in Stew Form

I don’t know from which city or country you are reading this, but here, lately it’s been VERY cold. As in, -17C with wind chills of almost double that. Snowstorms and ice storms and public warming centres for the homeless or those without power; where whiteouts and zero visibility and multi-vehicle traffic accidents abound.  You…