Exotic Condiments to Try at Your Next Barbecue

I love barbecue parties. Combining friends, food and the outdoors, they are quite possibly my favourite summer time activity. But by the time July rolls around, the same hamburgers, hot dogs and the occasional sausage with nothing to jazz them up but ketchup, mustard and relish start to feel a bit boring. As a host, it becomes difficult to plan a menu that will surprise and excite your friends and as a guest it becomes difficult to find new ways to compliment the same meal. The best way I have found to get around this barbecue party stimulation degradation is to prepare miniature versions of the classic fare and offer a vast array of novel, unusual or exotic toppings. This ensures that everyone can try out a few different combinations of new condiments. Continue reading

Sweet Beets over Nice Rice

With the fall harvest comes a cornucopia of root vegetables available fresh, local, and cheap in your favourite grocery store. Beets are by far the sweetest of all root vegetables, yet many young people today don’t know how to build a meal with them. It’s time to familiarize yourself with yet another one of those delicious flavours of fall: Sweet Beets over Nice Rice. Continue reading

Barbecue Recipes

Barbecue season is in full swing. This time, instead of going to the store to purchase the usual ready-made fixings, why not treat your friends and try these four easy recipes; I guarantee they will make for the tastiest, most memorable barbecue you’ve ever had. Continue reading