While in the Arena…Rice Pudding

Here’s a true story from my life. I once spent almost a year trying to perfect a recipe for the perfect rice pudding. Then one day, just as everyone that I knew was getting sick of eating it, I did; creamy, not dry, the right amount of cinnamon, plump moist raisins and a warm vanilla…

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I’ll admit to being a Luddite, I am more comfortable in the past, the way past, but every now and then I surface to take in the present. Yesterday while on a trip to Toronto, including a planned pit stop at Pusateri’s (grocery store/take out for the very rich, btw not me) in Bayview Village,…

Two Receipts for Apple Jelly

It’s that time of the year again where instinctively I feel that I must start canning and jamming to ward off the impending winter’s doom. I don’t know why, but I do know that if I don’t, a general feeling of unease inhabits my kitchen for most of the winter until I can make things…