The Village of Keremeos is located in the south-west corner of British Columbia and is known as an area of productive farmland growing many types of crops. Squash and pumpkins grow in abundance and you can select from many varieties of colorful squash at roadside stands. There is nothing better […]
We have a great Farmers Market every Saturday morning in Penticton, B.C. and we picked up a bag of pickling cucumbers so we could make a batch of dill pickles. Picking cucumbers are seasonal and the time frame is usually not very long to buy these very small ones in […]
This is one of our most favorite ‘Go To’ recipes for birthday events. It is easy to put together and it is popular with the little children and the adults. Nothing ever gets thrown away from this dessert. Mix together graham crumbs with butter, press into the bottom of a […]
We served this meal with some delicious baked salmon, Greek salad and pan fried shrimp for the perfect summertime birthday meal. Thanks to our lovely chef (and my cousin!) and her recipe testers.
One great thing about living in a retirement / tourist town (even though I am neither) is that you never know when a cute little summertime venue will pop up and add something special to a town that sometimes feels sleepy. This was certainly the case for the Ooolala Creperie […]
We were looking for a delicious coffee and breakfast restaurant in downtown Vancouver, when our dear tour guide and also my best friend marched us across the city to Nelson the Seagull for the most delicious cappuccinos accompanied by poached eggs served on fresh baked sour dough. Already full from […]
Apple Pie Filling: This recipe will make enough filling to fill one deep 9 inch pie or 12 tarts. You will also need to make Grandmother’s pie crust which is found here.
This is one of the cakes that our Grandmother made often for Sunday dinners. It is easy to make, light, moist and smells absolutely divine. It uses basic ingredients that are found in most pantries if you bake on a regular basis. You can serve it with frosting, fruit, ice […]
Homemade pierogies are a dish made with love and who does it better than Grandmother herself. Coming from a Ukrainian background, means this was a food basic and the teaching of the process has continued from generation to generation. The recipe we share here is the way we do it in our […]
The winding East side road of the South Okanagan Valley is a treat each time I drive it, and I have lived her for 33 years! On a Sunday afternoon drive out to visit Grandma and Grandpa, we like to stop at local farmers to pick up fresh produce. Check […]