Darcie Hossack

Darcie Hossack

Thursday, 21 January 2016 07:18

French desserts are oh, so sweet

Chefhusband and I step in off the street and to a French bistro that’s warm with the aromas of cooking.

Wednesday, 06 January 2016 14:41

Wedge salad a perfect post-holiday meal

Lately, I learned something I thought I knew.

Wednesday, 23 December 2015 03:52

Holiday squared: treats have multiple functions

“Go ahead and take them home. If you don’t, they’ll just go to waste.”

Wednesday, 09 December 2015 16:16

A few favourite things to warm you up

How easily half a Monday is spent trudging in and out of shops in the mall. Easy, too, for money to disappear, replaced by hand-dipped chocolates and syrup bottles from Summerland Sweets, stuffed into store bags that dangle from my fingers like miniature hangman’s nooses.

Wednesday, 25 November 2015 16:07

Nothing like baked potato soup after dental work

When I arrive for my reservation, I’m led to what is arguably the best seat in the house.

Having broken the eggs, you must make the omelette.

Wednesday, 21 October 2015 11:36

Nuclear eggs really aren’t good for you

If nagging is responsible for so many failed relationships, I wonder what the designers of my hood vent/microwave had in mind when they hardwired a nag feature into the appliance?

Wednesday, 07 October 2015 14:03

Cooking in colour

Twenty storeys above sea level, a Pacific sun sinks though clouds that caramelize into ribbons the colours of tropical fruit salad.

It seems everywhere I go these days, I can’t throw a ham hock without hitting one kindred or another.

I had an entirely other story in mind for this week. Something about how, everywhere I go this month, someone can be found lamenting, “Where did summer go?”

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