Amaretto Apple Scones | Culinary Cool

Amaretto Apple Scones

These buttery scones are laced with apples that are soaked in amaretto.  Then, they are dressed with a sweet amaretto glaze and almonds. The only good thing about autumn is that apples are in season.  Maybe if you live somewhere hot, the cooler weather is welcomed, but ’round here, it just means snow is on… 

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Matcha Green Tea Banana Ice Cream | Culinary Cool

Matcha Green Tea Banana Ice Cream

Yay for long weekends.  Booo to summer ending.  How is it Labour Day weekend already?   I’m clinging to summer as hard as I can.   I am not ready for it to be over.  Mostly because it never fully arrived this year.  I really needed to make something summery, and stat!  What’s more quintessential to summer than ice cream?… 

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Chefs for Oceans | Culinary Cool

Chefs for Oceans

I recently had the pleasure of attending an event in support of sustainable seafood.  Overfishing is the greatest threat to our oceans today.   About 90% of all large, predatory fish are already gone from our oceans due to overfishing.  We are now fishing the last 10% of species such as tunas, swordfish, and sharks. This… 

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Calamari | Culinary Cool

Mr Mikes SteakhouseCasual Regina

Mr Mike’s SteakhouseCasual officially opened in Regina on August 18th, but I had the pleasure of attending a VIP opening a few days earlier. Mr Mike’s is a casual steakhouse with Canadian roots that first opened its doors in Vancouver in 1960. Their menu boasts familiar steakhouse grub in a comfortable and modest setting, without… 

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Chicken Kebabs with Spicy Rum Marinate | Culinary Cool

Chicken Kebabs with Spicy Rum Marinade

Kebabs?  Kebobs?  These suckers are bursting with sweet and spicy flavors, regardless how you pronounce it. My dearest of friends have brought it to my attention that I’ve been MIA from this blog for a bit.  Apparently they enjoy reading my ramblings online.  I’ve been busy….with like… and stuff….and probably other things, too.   So this ones for… 

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Berry Delicious Potato Salad | Culinary Cool

Berry Delicious Potato Salad

I hope summer has been treating you well!  The weather here has been pretty lame, so I booked a vacation to Vegas so I could soak up some sun and enjoy the heat.  Before I leave, I wanted to share this awesome summer berry potato salad with you! The potato salad I’m used to consists… 

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Sparkling Strawberry Basil Lemonade | Culinary Cool

Sparkling Strawberry Basil Lemonade

This is a fun and delicious spin on classic lemonade that uses ripe strawberries and fresh basil. Dare I say, summer has finally arrived?  It was a rainy, gloomy June, and as I write this, several communities in Southern Saskatchewan are in a state of emergency due to heavy rains and flooding.  Not quite how I hoped… 

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