Rich, creamy, tender and flavorful. Not every time you think of quiche would you come of with those words to describe the experience.  It is not all about creamy -look what we have hidden in there – quinoa, spinach …. onions. Don’t overlook my ability to sneak healthy alternatives into the rich and creaminess of [...]


Chicken Club and Avocado

by zesty on January 23, 2012 · 2 comments

Happy Monday! I hope your weekend was enjoyable. Ever get tired of the same ole run of the mill sandwiches?  I have an idea for you to try.  A different type of spread than your typical mayo or mustard. Try this as your next sandwich spread: Avocado, cilantro, lime juice, hint of salt and pepper  [...]


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, [...]


Zesty’s Top 7 Ways to Use Bacon

by zesty on September 30, 2011 · 16 comments

I am working from home today with a sick boy and have a huge craving for bacon.  I thought I would kick start your weekend with some pork fat goodness.  You agree? One of my top 25 foods of all time – BACON.  It came to me as I was eating the breakfast all last [...]


Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Dates

by zesty on July 15, 2011 · 3 comments

Happy Friday!  It is hard to believe it is the middle of July already.  The weather here to say the least has been subpar.  We have had one nice week so far and today we are slated for 16 degrees Celsius or 61 degrees Fahrenheit.  Needless to say that makes me cranky.  So to balance [...]


Happy Friday!  Welcome to the land of comfort food today.  Do you ever just look outside and it is cold, rainy and all you want to do is stay in your pajamas ( underwear) and eat comfort food?  What is comfort food to you?  For me it is usually something warm and that requires a [...]


Holiday { Omelet } Monday

by zesty on May 23, 2011 · 1 comment

It’s Victoria Day in Canada.  That means three things: No work. Yard work. Blog work. I am off today and spending time with the family, Mrs Cooking just returned home last night after being gone for 5 days.  She ran the 1/2 marathon in Halifax and did a great job.  Today we are trying to [...]

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The Ultimate Breakfast Sandwich

by zesty on November 26, 2010 · 5 comments

Good day to you!  Is breakfast your favorite meal of the day?  For me, I would have to say yes to that question.  Although I love eating at anytime of the day, breakfast is usually one of my favorites.  Whether it is cereal, oatmeal, bacon and eggs, fresh homemade bread and jam, or an super [...]


Baked Pasta Casserole w/ Bacon

by zesty on November 17, 2010 · 25 comments

A slight issue in the house that Cooking built.  The furnace is NOT working.  Nothing to be alarmed about but I just do not have a tonne of time to post as I have to get the technician here and still get Cooking junior on the bus and hit the office for a meeting.  In [...]


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