Anthony Bourdain, RIP

“Travel changes you. As you move through this life and this world you change things slightly, you leave marks behind, however small. And in return, life–and travel–leaves marks on you.” – Anthony Bourdain The world lost a formidable figure today.

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Homemade Pizza

We get a lot of visitors from Ontario at all times of the year, because both my husband and myself are in fact the only ones from either family that moved more than an hour from home. We moved across the country (3,000 km) into the mountains of beautiful British Columbia, more specifically we moved […]

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Boursin Made at Home

For those of you that know me, I would be considered Gluttony of the seven sins, and my own particular weakness is cheese (and candy, but we’re just talking about cheese today). So it may come as a surprise that the humble Boursin is something I had never tried before  Paris. Sadly it was just […]

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(French) Onion Soup

I have to put the brackets around (French) when discussing French Onion Soup because if you’ve ever been to France you know that it’s just ‘Onion Soup’ there. Or if you’re Marla who has been 6 times at least, you request ‘French Onion Soup’ anyway, then look all embarrassed when the waiter stares at you like […]

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Eating Our Way Across Paris

The mere mention of Paris brings feelings of love and light to countless around the globe. Paris is full of beautiful scenery, a rich culture and it’s steeped in history difficult for us North Americans to wrap our heads around. There’s a palpable vibe there that simple words can’t do justice, but can be summed up […]

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