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Reviews and Such Food

Pan-Seared Pork, Quick Irish Stew

On Wednesday I posted about my first efforts with Hello Fresh meal planning service. Over the last couple of days I’ve cooked the other two meals and so I’ve got some thoughts to share about them as well. I started with the Pan-seared Pork Chops for my Thursday supper, and then made the Quick Irish…

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Food Recipes

Hello Fresh- Unboxing – First Meal

A couple of weeks ago Shel Zolkewich, organizer of the Manitoba Food Bloggers group on Facebook, posted that she had a couple of codes for people who were willing to try out Hello Fresh, the meal planning service. Immediately on seeing this I messaged her saying I’d like to give one a try. When it…

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Reviews and Such Food

Konjac Spaghetti – Shirataki Rice

I was roaming through my local Safeway the other day. I happened to look towards the bottom of one of the pasta aisle shelves and noticed this new (to me) product. It’s called Konjac Spaghetti, by a company called nuPasta. Underneath the  company  name,  you  can  see that the product is referred to as the…

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Food

Chipotle Porter Brewing – Brew School

Last Saturday I did something completely new for me. I began my first attempt to brew my own beer(a Chipotle Porter). The event was called Brew School, and the feature of this event, was brewing stouts and porters. The Brew School is one of the projects of Savour Winnipeg. Savour Winnipeg is all about D-I-Y…

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Community Food

Clergy Kitchen Party Ceilidh

The last year has been a year of change in my diocese. The biggest one is that we have a new Bishop. Every time a new bishop comes in. One of the small ones that has been made is that there is a change in some of the ways in which clergy gather together. In…

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Food Community

Memories of Melba Toast

The Christmas season is one time of the year when past memories tend to crowd into my life. Some of those memories are expected, particularly memories surrounding my dad at Christmas time. Sometimes though something very plain and ordinary brings back all kinds of different memories. Such was the case yesterday, when I purchased some…

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Community local products

Fromagerie Bothwell – Provencher Avenue

Fromagerie Bothwell is the new Winnipeg location for Bothwell Cheese. Bothwell Cheese has long been a Manitoba institution. A family run business that has been in operation since 1936, Bothwell Cheese produces a wide range of cheese products, and are specially know for their Squeakers, cheese curds available by the bag(and a great choice for…

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Food Common Eating Community

Seasonal Feasting at Saint Margaret's

Today our seasonal activities sit between the ending of one season and the beginning of the next. This morning marks the fourth Sunday in Advent, and tomorrow begins the season of Christmas. Yesterday was also a seasonal occasion, as it marked the end of my time as an Honourary Assistant at Saint Margaret’s. For the…

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Food

Ordination Anniversary Celebration

Last year on Saint Andrew’s day I celebrated the day and my ordination anniversary with a variety of Scottish food and beverages. This year is a milestone year, as yesterday marked 10 years of ordained ministry. Ordination Anniversary Planning Given that I thought I try and do something a little special and celebrate the day…