Every time I go to Quebec, I look forward to bringing goodies back with me. This time, I felt restrained by the fact that I came with a carry-on suitcase and a backpack...it didn't feel like enough room to bring everything I wanted to Atlanta! Needless to say, when it was all said and done,… Continue reading Quebec Part 5: Goodie Haul!
Quebec Part 3: Cooking in My Childhood Kitchen
One of the fun part about going home this time, was spending more time at home and getting to cook a little, rather than only eating out. While we made a lot of meals at my parents' home, there are a few that were particularly meaningful. Of course, all this was especially fun too as I… Continue reading Quebec Part 3: Cooking in My Childhood Kitchen
Retro Cooking: 1940 Meat-Ball Stew
As I prepare to visit Quebec soon, I was in the mood to make some traditional French Canadian food. I pulled out a cookbook brought to me by my mom, once belonging to my grandma. The book is bilingual (French-English), published in 1940 and published by A.Bélanger Limitée, as a way to sell their cooking… Continue reading Retro Cooking: 1940 Meat-Ball Stew
The Bottom Round Roast – Revisited for the Instant Pot
In 2012, I wrote a post called Bottom Round Roast and My First Gravy. To this date, this continues to be my most viewed post. I wrote it after making the dish successfully for the first time and I have made it so many times since. It only seemed reasonable to revisit this recipe to… Continue reading The Bottom Round Roast – Revisited for the Instant Pot