Foodie Adventures, Travel

A Foodie Spring Break in Detroit and Toronto

It has become a bit of a tradition in the past few years to plan a small trip for my preschool spring break. It tends to be wherever my husband is consulting at the time. Last year, I had an amazing week in Chicago. This year, he is working in Detroit so we decided to… Continue reading A Foodie Spring Break in Detroit and Toronto

Recipes, Retro Cooking

Retro Cooking: 1947 Canadian Cheese Crown Loaf

This week, I decided to pay tribute to my family, while also practicing my baking skills. During her last visit to Atlanta, my mother brought me some old cookbooks, including a few that belong to family members. One of the French Canadian cookbooks belonged to my great aunt Bertha. It is called "Recettes Choisies Robin… Continue reading Retro Cooking: 1947 Canadian Cheese Crown Loaf

Foodie Adventures

Tasting Quebec Favorites

Every time someone visits from home (usually, my mom), I quickly come up with a list of goodies I miss and want to eat. On one of her last trips, she very much delivered, with many good treats that I slowly savored in the months following her visit. Vachons Cakes: Joe Louis, Mae West, Ah… Continue reading Tasting Quebec Favorites

Recipes

Around the World in 7 Hand Pies

Handpies. The perfect way to indulge in some comfort food, without eating a whole pie (unless you eat them all in one sitting). During my mom's visit, I was reminded of my love for mini pies, as I introduced her to Biltong Bar and their scrumptious beef bobotie hand pies. As I was eating it,… Continue reading Around the World in 7 Hand Pies