• Fried Green Tomatoes

    Fried Green Tomatoes BLT with a Horseradish and Herb Mustard Sauce

    Last week we celebrated Thanksgiving in Canada.   Since moving to Canada it has become my favourite holiday.  I love that it’s an inclusive holiday and not associated with religion or any one particular religion.  I also love that it is a time to give thanks and with it comes reflection. This year for various reasons it has been a hard year.  In the words of Queen Betty Windsor, it has been anal-y horrible.  Oops, I mean an annus horribilis.   Instead of dwelling on the shitty I found Thanksgiving a great time to push the negative aside, forget about it for the weekend and think about the positives that have happened…

  • Deportation

    One of the first areas I wanted to explore upon our arrival in Toronto are the downtown neighborhoods of Corktown and The Distillery District.   As we get around and explore we are also on the hunt for an area that we want to move into and make home.  As a person who enjoys a fine tipple,  this sounded like it could have potential, and has the added bonus of having our mail sent to an address that sounds like we live in a Brewery. We went for a stroll around the cobblestone streets and historic brick and sandstone buildings that are filled with restaurants, bars, shops, and galleries.  Apparently the…