Food for Families

The Smore

by zesty on August 1, 2012 · 3 comments

Middle of the week. I might be a little uncomfortable this morning.  As I sit here perfectly erect in my chair, not letting the backs of my legs nor my back touch the chair.  A little too much sun yesterday on Cooking – but can definitely handle it. I have never shared with you a [...]


Zesty’s Top Ten Toast Toppings

by zesty on March 19, 2012 · 78 comments

Happy Monday everybody!  I am out of the office today but still wanted to post something special and fun. I posted this 3 1/2 years ago and received a very good response as to what people liked on their toast. So I thought, readers have changed, tastes have changed – let’s ask again? What does [...]


A Great Holiday Celebration

by zesty on December 28, 2009 · 5 comments


Happy Monday to you!  I had somewhat of a busy weekend in getting the house set up, eating multiple family dinners for Christmas as well as opening presents.  All in all it was an awesome weekend.  Almost back to the grind but one more day off.  This week is going to be super busy but [...]


An Extended Cooking-In Law Party

by zesty on December 22, 2009 · 7 comments


Happy Monday Tuesday!  It looks like my post for Monday didn’t get published due to a word press issue and I just found out this morning.  So sorry about that… Just a little recap on the move in date.  We are not fully moved in to the new house as of yet as we encountered [...]


Beat The Lunch Box Blues

by zesty on December 7, 2009 · 10 comments

Happy Monday!  I had a very busy weekend with most of the time spent at the house or shopping for lights.  But guess what? We finally bought all of the lights and we are pumped.  We had a little hiccup with the pendant lighting located above the Island but we lucked out at a local [...]



So I packed the grill and moved it to the inlaws….. almost mandatory don’t you think? With that I decided to do some grilling for everyone. On the Menu Strip loin Steaks Grilled Zucchini Sauteed Mushrooms and Onions in a Balsamic Reduction Grilled Lemon Rosemary Baby Potatoes The results were acceptable.  I enjoyed everything overall [...]


Holiday Monday and Lobster

by zesty on May 18, 2009 · 15 comments


Happy Monday!  For those in Canada, today is a celebration of Victoria Day which is a recognized holiday across the country.  The long weekend gives us a little more time to pack and prepare for the big move.  In that regard we got started on cleaning up, throwing away junk and organizing. Things are coming [...]


Not Just Any Chicken Sandwich

by zesty on October 22, 2008 · 39 comments

It is a new day and yet another simplistic recipe that will tantalize your taste buds… well I should say  – maybe tantalize your taste buds. Everyone’s different.  This is a great quick supper idea when you are in a rush or lazy and unsure about what to make but you want to stay on the [...]


How to Make Caramel Apples

by zesty on October 16, 2008 · 19 comments

Since apple picking was just this past weekend – I wanted to share another really quick classic treat. The caramel apple! Now this recipe is dead easy and tastes so good.  The flavours are endless with this treat but I chose just a quick simple method to tantalize your taste buds and bring everyone back [...]


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