Easy Marinated Chicken Thighs

Everyone is so busy! Work! School! Kids! Kids’ activities! No one has a lot of spare time. This is a recipe for the busy. Before you run out the door for work or school, take five minutes and give your chicken thighs a little love. You can even prepare them the night before. This marinade takes… Continue reading Easy Marinated Chicken Thighs

Chicken Tinga Tacos

Tomorrow, October 4th, is National Taco Day! Okay, I’ll be honest, it’s not an official holiday, so no, you don’t get the day off work (sadly), but it is a great excuse to eat tacos. (I know, like we need an excuse?! Tacos are eaten by millions of people ever day!) Tacos, in fact, have… Continue reading Chicken Tinga Tacos

Taking the Silk Road West to Spice Nirvana

“What’s good on chicken?” Since 2008, the best place to get the answer to this question, if you live in Calgary (or Edmonton), is The Silk Road, Spice Merchants. Owners Colin and Kelsey started their specialized spice emporium. They carry over 100 different types of spices and import organic spices from around the world. I… Continue reading Taking the Silk Road West to Spice Nirvana

Chicken While You Work

I’m like a lot of people out there. I work full-time, but I also try to make as many of my meals as possible at home, instead of buying prepared food. Doris is a woman I’ve worked with for many years. She has a small child, a husband and she works afternoons.  If she doesn’t… Continue reading Chicken While You Work

Tableside Theatre – D’Chez Eux

Most food lovers have seen the film “Julie and Julia”. If you can, recall back to the turning-point scene where Julia and Paul Child are sitting in a beautiful little French restaurant, and Julia decides that she likes to eat, so she should learn to cook. The scene was filmed in a Los Angeles film set,… Continue reading Tableside Theatre – D’Chez Eux