Hotdog Spiders

This is one of the simplest recipes and a tradition for me around a campfire.

Prep time: 1 min

Ingredients: 1 thawed hotdog


Make a straight cut starting from one end of the hotdog 1/3 of the way down towards the center. […]

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Second Harvest – Turkey Dinner For Christmas

Second Harvest, Christmas Food, Christmas Dinner

Christmas isn’t far away now and I’m sure a lot of you are making plans for Christmas dinner.  This year you might want to help provide some food for those that can’t afford a turkey dinner.  Second Harvest is an organization that helps feed hungry people by picking up and preparing excess fresh food and delivering it daily to social service agencies in Toronto. […]

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One World, One Brewer

There has been a lot of talk about the beer industry lately in Ontario.  The Toronto Star News paper did a 3 part story on the Beer Store, which opened a lot of people’s eyes to how we, as Ontarian’s, have simply accepted whatever the government tells us.  For those that don’t know about alcohol sales in Ontario let me give you some background.  […]

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Keggerator – Your Keg Beer Fridge At Home

Making a keggerator or keg fridge at home is rather simple as long as you have a spare fridge to play with. There are a number of people selling fridges in classified ads and at garage sales for $40 or $50 so look there first.

I purchased a keg fridge kit off of a seller on eBay. […]

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Pepperwood Bistro and Brewery Beer Festival

A local Brew Pub is having a beer festival in February and I thought I would share the details for those that might be in the area.

The Pepperwood Bistro and Brewery will be celebrating its 14th annual Beer Festival on February 24th, 2008 from 2:30 till 5:00 p.m. […]

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Baked Lamb Samosas

Here is another appetizer recipe from the LCBO the is sure to keep your guests coming back for more. I made these last weekend and people could not keep their hands off of them. Thirty of them were gone in a matter of minutes. Guess I should stop making a full meal and concentrate on appetizer’s. […]

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Ontario Great Lakes Brewery Pumpkin Ale

This past weekend I was wandering through my local LCBO looking at all the wonderful wines, liquors, and beers that were available when I found a large bottle of Pumpkin Ale! I was as giddy as a school girl because I had never tried a pumpkin ale and had always wanted to. […]

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Baby Shrimp with Avocado Butter

No weekend cocktail party would be complete without appetizers. They are light, usually very tasty, and keep everyone pleasantly full without making anyone lethargic.

Here is a recipe from LCBO that will have your guests raving:

Baby Shrimp with Avocado Butter
By: Lucy Waverman

The easiest way to prepare this sandwich is to buy frozen cooked baby shrimp. […]

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Spicy Thai Pumpkin Soup Recipe

October means it’s pumpkin season and seeing how Monday was Thanksgiving in Canada I tried to make a spicy Thai pumpkin soup that I had tried in a restaurant in Toronto.

I read a lot of recipes and in the end made my own recipe taking a little from here and there. […]

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Whiskey Sour – The Perfect Drink

A couple of years ago I attended a Johnnie Walker scotch tasting event. I must give the Johnnie Walker people props for that event. Two free drink tickets, a full roast beef dinner, and five samples of single malt scotch for free.

The event was hosted by the blend master, […]

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