The Instant Pot Chicken Broth

I’ve had a few close encounters of the overcooked kind with my instant pot, but thanks to more seasoned pressure cooking chefs, I’m gradually learning to get a long with it. While it makes yogurt (a setting that can also be used to prove dough), works as a slow cooker and can even produce aContinue reading “The Instant Pot Chicken Broth”

Perfect Cheese Scones with sourdough discard

These cheese scones are a great way to use your sourdough discard, they’re quick to make and this batch went so fast that I didn’t even get a fancy picture of one plated! Recipe Method Preheat your oven to 220C / 420F – Scones need a hot oven to get a quick rise! Get aContinue reading “Perfect Cheese Scones with sourdough discard”

Free Garlic!?! Harvest and more!

I learned a lot about garlic this year. I had to plant in the greenhouse because I was dealing with a rodent issue in the autumn and planing outside wasn’t an option. We also get A LOT of rain on the west coast, so rotting was a concern. What did I plant? Garlic from aContinue reading “Free Garlic!?! Harvest and more!”

Zero Waste Grocery Shopping

On average, Canada generates 720 kg of waste per capita (see the average by province). Yikes! The grocery store is one place you can quickly reduce that number by making some simple changes. Re-usable bags have been a staple in Vancouver Grocery stores for a long time, but you can still choose to buy aContinue reading “Zero Waste Grocery Shopping”