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 [...]


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 [...]


Chicken and Apple Casserole

by zesty on May 18, 2011 · 7 comments

Middle of the week…. Whoooo Hooooo!  And believe it or not it is not raining here.  The amount of rain we have had here in the past 4 weeks is nuts.  I feel I have to buy a baler so I can get the grass cut.  I was out last night in between rain drops [...]


Leftover Vegetables and Breakfast Eggs

by zesty on October 11, 2010 · 8 comments

Happy Canada Thanksgiving! Ever have a lot of leftover vegetables from the night before and you are unsure what to do with them?  Happens from time to time and I usually create a vegetable hash, veggie cakes or a vegetable puree but today I wanted to share something slightly different.  Although this concoction is similar [...]


Brown Bag Oven Fries

by zesty on September 1, 2010 · 15 comments

Help The Students Event: Day 1 Welcome to the kick off of Help the Students event.  For the next month you will be seeing recipes that are student friendly.  Recipes that use simple, easy to find ingredients.  Recipes that are straight forward and easy to prepare.  You will also find tips, tricks, shopping ideas, economical [...]


Happy Monday!  How was your weekend?  Mine was very nice and relaxing.  The birthday celebration was very good.  I had 3 bowls of ice cream over the weekend complimented with great food as per usual.  The birthday presents were very well thought out as you will see below. Before we get to the birthday present [...]


JP Cuisine meets Cooking!

by zesty on July 30, 2010 · 4 comments

It is all about potatoes and all about the Potato festival happening next month in September.  I was approached and asked to do a piece with John Pritchard on the infamous PEI ingredient “Potatoes”.  I was more than thrilled and of course said YES.  This will be featured in the August addition of the G! [...]


Let’s kick this Monday off with a “lounge in front of the TV on a Saturday night comfort food dinner plate“.  That is exactly what we did on Saturday night.  It was a busy day over all with a birthday party,  house work and a trip to the stock car races only to be canceled [...]


Kicked Up Vegetable Stew Made Easy

by zesty on February 24, 2010 · 15 comments

Happy Wednesday!  Let me first off say thank you for all the comments on my latest BLOG Makeover Giveaway.  It really is fun to give back to the blogging community and help friendly people out.  I am really impressed with the excitement level and I cannot wait to announce the winner next week.  So many [...]


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