August 2011

Pizza Rustica

by zesty on August 31, 2011 · 0 comments

Hi Hi Hi!  I am back in PEI after a phenomenal 5-Day adventure in Toronto.  We had a tonne of fun watching the Blue Jays games, hitting the zoo, touring the CN tower, walking round the Eaton center (haha) and of course Eating. The first place I want to share with you is called PizzaRustica [...]


Blogging from my phone in {Toronto}

by zesty on August 29, 2011 · 2 comments

Hi all! just a quick note from the hotel as i didn’t bring my laptop in hopes for a true vacation. it has been nothing short of a great time. Two blue jay games, CN tower tour, Toronto zoo, subway rides, limo rental and great eats. I will some great shots with you on Wednesday [...]


NYC Recap and Curry Fig Shrimp

by zesty on August 24, 2011 · 4 comments

Well Well Well…. Did you think I got lost in New York?  Not really the case, but we did get stranded on Sunday as the flight was cancelled due to weather conditions in the JFK area.  On top of all that, we had to check a bag because we shopped too much and in that [...]


Zesty Gets Stomped

by zesty on August 19, 2011 · 2 comments

Mr. And Mrs Cooking arrive in New York… Lunch at Eataly in Madison Square…. Amazing! Hook on the Hop-n-Go for a tour. Check into the Hotel. View Times square. Hit Chipotle for a quick dinner. Take in STOMP at Orpheum Theatre… One of the most amazing performances I have ever seen! Today is a new [...]


Top 7 Ways to Use Tomatoes

by zesty on August 17, 2011 · 5 comments


Ever feel that you are running out of meal ideas with certain foods?  That happens to me sometimes so I try to step back and think about different ways to use that certain ingredient.  The last thing you want to have happen is that you get bored with a great food.  The food of choice today is [...]


Happy Monday August morning to you!  Only three more sleeps before we hit NYC.  Ummn yeah I am slightly excited.  But before we get ahead of ourselves, do you remember my love for bread?  I pretty much adore bread.  I eat it every single day, usually whole wheat but sometimes I eat Ezekiel, white, french, [...]


Maple Salmon with A Lemon Butter Crust

by zesty on August 12, 2011 · 3 comments

Hi All!  First of all I would like to thank you for all the emails and comments on New York City and listing your experiences and choices for when we land there in full force later next week.  I am pretty excited and cannot wait to explore the big Apple. As we get onto the [...]



by zesty on August 10, 2011 · 9 comments

Happy Wednesday to you!  A special day in Cooking land for sure.  Today marks our 10th wedding anniversary with Mrs. Cooking and myself.  With that said, I wanted to do something special and memorable as opposed to our normal celebration of going to a nice restaurant and then coming home. My idea needed some help [...]


Zesty’s Take on Guacamole

by zesty on August 8, 2011 · 5 comments

Earlier this year I had Chipotle Mexican Grill for the first time in California.  Needless to say I loved it.  I especially loved the guacamole and chips.  After a bit of research, I realized that the recipes for their food items were published online so you can try them at home. If you have never [...]


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