Canada Day Cake 150 Birthday Celebration

Canada Day Cake 150 Birthday Celebration

Canada Day Cake 150 Birthday Celebration. The Provincial Parks are allowing free access and camping to celebrate. thekitchenman likes this retro recipe my aunt would make for the weekend to celebrate Canada Day at the cottage near Algonquin Park. The ingredients were simple and quick to assemble. 2 packages strawberry jello. 2 packages vanilla pudding, cool whip or  dream whip 2 lbs. strawberries…. Slice the nice berries and use for the top layer. Chop the bruised ones and the trim. Follow directions on the jello package combining the two adding the chopped...
Ambrosia Fruit Spread Sundae Topping.

Ambrosia Fruit Spread Sundae Topping.

Ambrosia Fruit Spread Sundae Topping.             I like to make smoothies and milk shakes getting as much of the fresh fruit when is cheap and tasty. I also freeze them in small batches and vacuum seal to use later. I still make this simple dessert topping my aunt Marie taught me. When the first rhubarb along with the first berries appear and I find it is hands on friendly to make. This fruit cobbler topping and filling recipe is particularly good with raspberries, blackberries,  wild Saskatoon berries, strawberries, blueberries and rhubarb,...
Welcome To Mary’s Garden

Welcome To Mary’s Garden

For over 20 years thekitchenman gets most all his seasonal fruit and vegetables from Mary’s Garden. No spray produce and fruit fresh from the farm field and orchards. Just picked produce arrives hourly from the pickers. The berries are in full swing and had this seasons first nugget peas, lettuce, potatoes, cukes, carrots and cherry tomatoes. One very well run garden market store. Happy 50th Year  
Chocolate Chip Fondue

Chocolate Chip Fondue

I can remember my first potato chip experience and have enjoyed eating them tasty fried tatter crisps since infancy. Where I grew up we were surrounded by the snack manufacturers and I remember all the smells as you got close to the factory. Hostess/Frito-Lay Potato Chips. Jacks Snacks Cheese Twists and Cracker Jacks. Dare Foods for Jube-Jubes, Scotch Mints and Girl Guide Cookies Raymond’s Nuts, made Beer Nuts and Hickory Almonds. Smiles and Chuckles, made the Turtles just to name a few. A lot of neighbours and friends worked at these plants and like my mother who worked...
Butter Chicken thekitchenman Way

Butter Chicken thekitchenman Way

          Butter Chicken thekitchenman Way: 1968  and Vancouver was exploding with new restaurants and places for me to sharpen my cooking skills. I began a new job at Hotel Vancouver with good recommendations from the Banff Hotel chef. I became first cook breakfast and was happy to get some cash coming in along with a top notch job. My shift at the hotel started a 4-30 am. I worked for some time doing breakfast buffets, banquets and resided on trendy Beach Ave. I also worked a part time job at the English Bay Fish and Chip kiosk. It was a fun job...