“Stop thinking in terms of limitations and start thinking in terms of possibilities” Masterchef Canada Audition!

So the big news is I have an audition for Masterchef Canada. @MasterChefCDA

What to do? What to do?

The bad news is, well there is no bad news except I have to commit to 6 weeks of filming. That’s only if I get through the audition. Which I’m sure I will. What am I going to cook? No idea at this point but I’m working on some thoughts.

My question to you is this, What would you do? Everything has to be ready to go and you get 5 minutes of prep time in front of the judges. I have my own ideas and am not looking for help, but it would be interesting to hear from the foodie world what you would do.

I’ll update you on my trials and tribulations cooking on Monday?as I get ready for this.

This is Canada Day weekend, what are you grilling, smoking (food), or cooking! Remember to take it outside!

Love smoking my meatloaf

Love smoking my meatloaf

This was 2 nights ago. Beef mixed with italian sausage meat, smoked on the #BGE and served with Parisian mixed veggies in a Beurre Blanc Sauce with blue cheese roasted tomatoes.

Be well and eat well.


“Odd that we celebrate Queen Victoria’s birthday with beer, food, and fun when the old girl was such a stickler for moral conduct?” Happy Two Four weekend everyone!

Good news today. The 2 month journey of my daughter on antibiotics via an IV will end next week. The x-rays look good, her energy and health are back, and the pick-line she has endured since March is coming out.  The universe is getting itself back into order.

Last night we went light. Grilled salmon on field greens with beets and shallots.  No BGE this time just the Napoleon rubbed down with oil. Something I like to do is oil the grill using a half an onion or lemon that is destined for the trash. I dip it in oil and grease the grill with it instead of a cloth or spray bottle.  It adds a little flavor to the grill and food.

The salmon was rubbed down with maple syrup and brown sugar for some sweetness and the field greens drizzled with lemon, olive oil and raspberry vinegar. Simple but tasty!

Its Victoria Day weekend in Canada! Let the BBQ’s smoke and the beer and wine flow.

Be well!


Slow swimmer on the grill!

Slow swimmer on the grill!