Archive | August, 2011

Garden Salad with Edible Flowers

16 Aug

A great event takes place every Monday called Monday Night Super Club. Headed up by Dan Clapson and mostly organized via Twitter (#MNSCyyc), it was born after the latest season of Top Chef Canada finished, ending the weekly Monday night viewings a group of foodies had been attending at Charcut (Connie De Sousa, executive chef at Charcut, made it to the top 3).

The club alternates going to a Calgary restaurant one week then having a potluck the next week. Last Monday’s MNSC – my first supper – was held at Anju Restaurant. It was AH-MAZING! Here’s Dan’s recap of the evening. This week being potluck week, everyone brought something and we met up at Sandy Beach. Continue reading

How-To: Banana Boats!

9 Aug

Last year when planning the food for my first camping trip of the summer, I came across banana boats. I had never made them when camping as a kid, but now they’ve become a staple on my camping trips! Continue reading

Garden Project 2011 (Part 2)

2 Aug

Here’s the very delayed continuation of my Garden Project 2011 (Part 1) post…

After redoing all the work my dad and I did the day before (back on May 31!), I finally got to planting. I went a little crazy at the garden store, which I’m sure you can all relate to. There were so many tempting things with the promise of great reward! Continue reading