Joe Average Buys Groceries

Average Joe rice.

The New Year is upon us, and I am starting it off with a post inspired by activity in the Manitoba Food Bloggers group at the very end of last year. Group moderator and organizer and generally all-round terrific person Shel Zolkewich, posted a poll which stated that according to Stats Canada, the average Manitoba … Read more

Celebrating Saint Andrew and Ordination

Saint Andrew's shortbread.

2019 marked the 10 year anniversary of my ordination. I had hoped that I would be able to arrange and host a special feast for celebrating that day. In the end that didn’t work out for me. Instead I enjoyed a solo day of celebration. Just like 2018 I wrote about that experience as well. … Read more

Blogger Night Out – Bouchee Boucher

About 6 weeks ago, I reviewed Bouchee Boucher, the new restaurant just down the street from St. Philip’s.  A little while later I received an invitation to a blogger evening at the restaurant. Naturally, having enjoyed myself previously, I made sure to set aside the time to attend.The evening started at 6 pm. Upon entering … Read more

Bouchee Boucher – Tache @ Marion

baked mac and cheese

I haven’t anticipated the opening of a restaurant in a long time, as much as I’ve anticipated the opening of Bouchee Boucher. First off, it’s the handiwork of Alex Svenne and  Danielle Carignan Svenne, formerly of Bistro 71/4. I really enjoyed both the food there and the events they hosted such as School Nights. Second, it’s … Read more