Breaking Some Eggs To Make a Little Romance

Ahh, Valentine’s Day. It is either highly anticipated or inconsolably dreaded. Depending. Either way, it is coming and there is no avoiding it (well, unless you want to stay under the covers with your favourite flavour of ice cream – hm). Don’t get us wrong. We love love. We  just don’t love a big price […]

Natural Cleansers: A Safe and Happy Kitchen

Antibacterial spray cleaner? Not for THIS Kitchenette I am one of the lucky ones. Yes, my husband came to me pre-trained. On our first “date”, he invited me to his house for dinner. While the food was delicious, what had me swooning was the way he cleaned the kitchen after dinner! Wow, could that man […]

Cold Comfort – A Tasty Remedy

The holiday season is over. You have come away from all the parties unscathed. Though those around you have suffered in varying degrees from cold or flu viruses, you have evaded all of it! The intentions, resolutions, and goals have been set and are in motion. You are eating better, getting more sleep, dutifully fitting […]

Angelic Low Carb Christmas Cookies

Tis the Season to have Sugar Plum Fairies dancing in our heads; decorations and lights twinkling in our homes, and sugary treats threatening our waistbands. Fear not, precious Dishing in the Kitchen followers. Kitchenette Lorene Stuart is here to defend against some of those delicious dangers with a couple of recipe remakes using sugar alternatives. Sweet […]

From Ick to Slick: Cleaning Stainless Steel

This week, Kitchenette Lorene Stuart shares her tips and tricks for making stainless steel shine, and dishes on her own stove-keeping habits! Lorene is an amazing volunteer, voice and stage actor, with a commitment to community, cookery and common sense. Thanks, Lorene! When my brother and his family came over to our house for Thanksgiving, […]

Three Celebrity Chefs Serve Up Day of Delicious

This month’s post is brought to you by Kitchenette Lorene Stuart, an amazing volunteer, voice and stage actor, with a commitment to community, cookery and common sense. Thanks, Lorene! On Saturday, November 8, 2014, I was honoured to assist at the Haney Farmers Market’s Celebrity Chefs at the Market Cooking School. As a Kitchenette, I […]

Lamb Shanks with Gusto

Each year, I purchase half  a lamb from local farmers Al and Donna Kozac of Duende Farm. I first met Al and Donna at their booth at the Haney Farmers Market in Maple Ridge BC. I stopped by to buy some of their locally famous Russian Porcelain Garlic. They call it Gusto Garlic, and it […]

Another Adventure with Raw Food

Last Sunday I enjoyed participating in another one of Kristina Jacob’s Raw Food Workshops.  This time the topic was Entrees and we were all treated to a wonderful variety of tasty treats created by the lovely Master Chef. The recipe that I’m sharing with you today is another Kristina Jacob original – Thai Coconut Soup.  […]

Food Revolution Day 2014

What an amazing weekend of fun and standing up for real food!  Maple Ridge’s Food Revolution Day 2014 was a huge success with the Farm to Fork dinner at the Big Feast Bistro and our Children’s Recipe contest at the Haney Farmer’s Market. We are happy to announce the winners of our Children’s Recipe Contest: […]

Food Revolution Day, Gifts Included

As a Kitchenette, I am thrilled to be part of Food Revolution Day 2014 here in Maple Ridge May 16 and 17th.  I live in South Surrey/White Rock, so you might ask me why I’d drive all the way to Maple Ridge early on a Saturday morning to volunteer for this event?  Well, for one, […]