Stoney Point - Nov. 22, 2014: Taloola Café offering homemade soup or stew to warm you up on this very wet weekend made even better with a speciality grilled cheese with aged white cheddar or diya diary free (my choice would be diya and fig puree). A fresh approach to salad with their Couscous Delight with whole wheat couscous, shredded carrot, chick peas, raisins, red onion, raw pumpkin seeds and homemade (vegan friendly) vanilla-date dressing on a bed of greens. FULL STORY
Stoney Point - Nov. 21, 2014: Casablanca, Morocco is currently 22 degrees celcus a far cry from what we are experiencing in Windsor-Essex but fear not gang, Carrots n’ Dates will warm you with their Moroccan veggie burger with caramelized spiced onions, tomato, sprouts, cilantro and avocado alioli. FULL STORY
Windsor - Nov. 20, 2014: Some people call him the Space Cowboy. Some call him the Gangster of Love. Some people call him Maurice……call him what you want - I call him one of the greatest guitarists in rock. Steve “Guitar” Miller rode into town Tuesday night and left a very appreciate crowd at Windsor’s WFCU Centre wanting more. FULL STORY
Stoney Point - Nov. 8, 2014: A listing of Remembrance Day Ceremonies across Ontario to honour the men and women who have served and continue to serve our country in military operations both at war and at peace. FULL STORY
Windsor - Oct. 21, 2014: The WSO (Windsor Symphony Orchestra) POPS season blasted off with Chris Hadfield (yes, the Bowie singing astronaut and incredible Canadian) and what a special evening my husband and I were privileged to enjoy. Maestro Franz (the guy waving the stick) was his usual charismatic self and his friendship with Hadfield had the two collaborate to launch Hadfield's first ever full show with the WSO. FULL STORY
Clarington - Oct. 14, 2014: Sarah Bobka is running for Public School Trustee, with the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board - Clarington. Voters go to the polls on October 27th. OurHometown.ca is pleased to post this profile of Ms. Bobka. FULL STORY
Stoney Point - Oct. 13, 2014: Our Oktoberfest celebration was on its way. I made chewy pretzels, coleslaw, potato salad and of course sausage (lager, chicken wing, spicy hot). If you want the best tasting sausage you have to visit Wayne Whites in Belle River. Happy Thanksgiving to the Hometown Clan, our family and friends - we love all of you and we are thankful to have each of you in our lives. FULL STORY
Stoney Point - Sep. 29, 2014: I'm re-posting an article I did last year on favorite apple picking haunts of mine across Ontario and into Quebec.
The apples in the feature picture with the chunk of cheddar are from Thiessen Orchards in Lemington, Ontario. Another great spot for family fun and great eats. Check them out at www.thiessenorchards.com. FULL STORY
Amherstburg - Sep. 13, 2014: Fall is my favourite season and I'm planning to embrace each day and drag my husband from the humidity of summer to the wonderful briskness of fall. We are advocates for exploring and taking advantage of what's happening in our backyard so today we ventured to Holiday Beach for the Festival of the Hawks.
Brooklyn - Jul. 29, 2014: I stay clear of writing restaurant reviews. Until I can turn 30 or more covers twice a night with the level of quality and consistency demanded of a professional kitchen, passing judgement on those who do hardly seems appropriate. As a food writer and ardent cook, however, I can be inspired to share the details of a great experience with a modicum of expertise FULL STORY
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