Tag Archives: June13b

Singapore Mai Fun

Mei Fun? Mei Fan? Mai fan? Seems like there are a million ways to spell this, and I have NO idea which is right! I would guess “Mai Fun”, but the restaurant I usually order this at, it’s “Mai Fan”. Ack! No matter how you spell it, this is my very favorite Asian takeout dish […]

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Tiger Tail Ice Cream Recipe (AKA Tiger-Tiger Ice Cream Recipe)

“Favorite ice cream flavors” was recently the topic of discussion among a group of friends. Once again, I had to lament the lack of “Tiger Tail” availability in the USA. It was my favorite flavor as a kid, and one of the uniquely Canadian food stuffs that I miss. It’s orange flavored ice cream with […]

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Rum Runners – Cocktail Recipe

I’ve been meaning to post today’s recipe for a long time … ah, procrastination! Anyway, as I’d mentioned in last year’s Rum Runner Trifle post, this cocktail is one of my all time favorites. I’m a fan of rum, I’m a fan of really sweet “girlie drinks”… in my eyes, there’s nothing NOT to love […]

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How to Make Proper Queso Dip… (AKA: Velveeta is Not Fit For Human Consumption!)

I remember the first time I ate “American” cheese. I was visiting the USA, and went to have supper at Perkins. I ordered the exact same salad that I always ordered at home, expecting it to be, well, the same. When I took my first bite, though… I was horrified. What I thought was shredded […]

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Low Country Boil, aka Frogmore Stew

Everyone’s heard variations on the saying “The cobbler’s kids go barefoot”, and it’s not all that different around here at times. Sure, we have great meals on a regular basis.. but when things get super busy, we tend to lose all creativity and drive, and slap together one of our go-to meals. Easy, little effort, […]

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