Recipes, Retro Cooking

Retro Cooking: 1973 Autumn Black Beans

Is everyone as excited about fall as I am? To celebrate my favorite season officially starting this week, I picked the only recipe that made sense, based on its name only: Autumn Black Beans. Now don't ask me what makes these beans autumnal, I have absolutely no idea. Our good friend from Virginia sent me… Continue reading Retro Cooking: 1973 Autumn Black Beans

Foodie Adventures

A New Year Update

It's hard to believe January is almost over and it's been over two months since my last post. I can easily come up with some excuses: Work as been extra busy/demanding lately... I've been poorly juggling trying to eat better and wanting to enjoy life as the foodie  Hungry Québécoise that I am so there… Continue reading A New Year Update

Foodie Adventures, Trying New Food

My Pumpkin Spice Addiction!

I promised myself I wouldn't go crazy this year. But then, the world turned pumpkin-spiced and I simply couldn't help it! I browsed the various grocery stores, looking for new and interesting pumpkin-inspired products. Let me just say, it's a good year to be pumpkin obsessed, folks. Of course, I had my usual PSL at… Continue reading My Pumpkin Spice Addiction!

Recipes

Grandma’s Breakfast Veal Spread

There is a dish that is very common in Quebec that I still haven't found anywhere else. We call it cretons. It's a meat spread that one eats on toast for breakfast. It can be made with veal, turkey, pork or chicken. Most people buy it at the store but it's really not that hard… Continue reading Grandma’s Breakfast Veal Spread