November 2011

Zesty’s Twelve Posts of Christmas!

by zesty on November 30, 2011 · 155 comments

Boy do I have a treat for you guys today!  ‘Tis the season for giving, right?  Well, thanks to some bargain Cyber Monday shopping this year, I am happy to announce this giveaway of one of my favorite kitchen essentials: a KitchenAid Mixer. What better way is there to thank you for being such loyal [...]


Ella’s Birthday Recap

by zesty on November 28, 2011 · 12 comments

Happy Monday!  As promised, let today be a birthday recap of Saturday’s food festivities.  I believe I can sum up the day with one word – Success.  The food went over really well, the presents were of course a hit and everyone seem to have an enjoyable time.  I will walk through the food and [...]


One Pot Peach Curry Chicken and Mo

by zesty on November 25, 2011 · 4 comments

Hey!  Happy Friday.  Crazy day here today so I will not take too long.  However, I do have a lot to tell you.  First of all, it is a Friday, the last Friday of Movember.  So if you have not done so already, which I pretty much no you didn’t you should sponsor me for [...]


How To Keep Your Turkey Juicy

by zesty on November 23, 2011 · 32 comments

Three years ago ( WOW – I cannot believe it has been that long ) I wrote this post on a few tips I have learned on how to keep your turkey juicy.  With Thanksgiving tomorrow for the folks in the United States, I thought I would share some turkey tips again that I have [...]


Roasted Salmon w/ Lemon Relish

by zesty on November 21, 2011 · 3 comments

Whooo Hoooo – I am back home!  But it is cold…. damn weather and only to get worse.  I might have something that you can whip up and warm up for those cool evenings.  How many of us are busy as a beaver and feel we make up excuses to eat healthy?  Pick me Pick [...]


Baked Potato Skins w/Bacon

by zesty on November 18, 2011 · 12 comments

A Friday treat is hear for all! Well not all but everyone who loves potatoes, cheese and bacon. Heck even if you don’t love bacon, I am pretty sure you will still love these little bits of comfort.  Some days when you get home from work or are sitting on the couch taking a breather, [...]


Figged and Maple Brussels Sprouts

by zesty on November 16, 2011 · 26 comments

US Thanksgiving is quickly approaching and you know I have been harping on brussel sprout side dishes that will make your mouth water.  Most recently I posted about the roasted plum and brussels and a couple of years back we had this classic!  One of my all time favs.  Roll out the cutting board for [...]


The “Everything” Cookie

by zesty on November 14, 2011 · 5 comments

Happy Monday! Last night Cooking Junior approached me and asked if we could make a special dessert.  Of course I said sure buddy tell me what you are thinking.  Well Dad, remember those butterscotch chips I found in the pantry?  I was thinking we could make a cookie using those because nobody has ever done [...]


Remember… Good Eats and A Movember Update

by zesty on November 11, 2011 · 5 comments

Happy Friday!  Let’s take a moment to remember all the men and women who served for our Country over the years and reflect on the amazing work that they have done for us and how much we appreciate them.  Today as most of you know is Remembrance day in Canada and Veteran’s Day in the [...]


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