Kitchen Gadgets – Philips Airfryer

Philips  Airfryer A New Favourite In Our Crowded Kitchen We’re finally home enough to make a few things in the kitchen and I’ve been testing out the newest Philips Airfryer. I’ve made some crispy fries, pork tonkatsu, zucchini sticks, chick peas and salmon quite successfully now. The Airfryer blasts hot air through the cooking chamber…

Hostess Gifts and A Little Etiquette

  It’s that time of year when you’ve been asked to a party or two and now you’ve got to not only figure out what to wear, but also what to bring. We give you some suggestions and a few thoughts about gift giving etiquette too. Number one rule is if you ask to bring…

Mother’s Day Gifts – Global TV

Mother’s Day Gifts Global TV asked us to suss out some items that won’t break the bank for Mother’s Day and we delivered! You don’t have to cheap out when it comes to Mother’s Day! You can find some great buys around, all less than (mostly) $30. Just remember to buy something that your mother…

Holiday Shopping with Les Dames d’Escoffier

Have you finished your holiday shopping? If the answer is no, I have a solution for you. I belong to a wonderful group of women who work very hard during the year volunteering for Les Dames d’Escoffier. Les Dames d’Escoffier is a society of professional woman whose purpose is to promote the understanding, appreciation and knowledge of…

Gifts for Food and Drink Lovers – Global TV 2015

What do you get that person in your life who lives for the latest kitchen gadget, best bottle of wine or the ultimate cookbook? I spent some time in cook shops and snooped around many a kitchen to come up with the list for gifts for foodies this year. Here’s the details that I presented on Global TV for…

Avocado Tools

Avocado tools that up your avocado game! So you say you love avocados? As you well know so do I, but when it comes to presenting them perfectly, they can sometimes turn out a bit less appealing if you don’t wield your knife right. After all these fruits are delicate creatures. So, I thought I’d…

Mothers Day Gifts For Food Loving Moms

  It’s time to treat your Mama right this mother’s day. While you may not want her to spend any time in the kitchen on that special day, she’s certainly going to want to get in their quickly once you give her one of these amazing foodie gifts. From the top left to right: 1) All-Clad…

Gifts for Foodies Featured on Global TV 2014

Each year we choose our favourite gifts for foodies and present on Global TV. This year the choices were so tough, as I only have six minutes, so with apologies to all of those who know how much I love and want them under my tree, here’s the list for this year. We will also curate…

Real Canadian Superstore Last Minute Thanksgiving Rescue

Suddenly it’s Thanksgiving and you haven’t ordered the turkey, you’re short on plates and don’t want to break the bank just to host a memorable Thanksgiving Feast that people will actually be thankful for. No worries at all. We walked the isles of the Real Canadian Superstore and found a few items that will be…