Category Archives: Kitchen

Kitchen Remodelling Begins!


My kitchen remodel has begun!  Goodbye ugly, small, cheap countertops and badly painted cabinets.  Well, maybe not goodbye to the “small” — my kitchen is only 8′ x 9.5′ and that’s not going to change.  But there are a few things I can do to make it much more functional.   Continue reading


Kitchen Tools: iSi Cream Whipper – Whipped Cream on Demand!

Summer is the season of fruit desserts — strawberry shortcake, peach cobbler, fresh fruit trifles.  The finishing touch to all of these desserts?  Real whipped cream.  No need to pull out the hand mixer every time you need a little sweet cream topping. Introducing one of my favorite kitchen tools: the iSi Cream Whipper. Continue reading

Dating the Durian

Durian fruit is like the bad boy in town.  His reputation is so bad that caution turns to intrigue.  You start convincing yourself that it’s all just a case of being misunderstood.   I mean, come on, can he really be that bad?  Surely he has a sweet side to him, once you get past that rough exterior. Continue reading

Leftover Wine? Freezo the Vino

There are two kind of people in this world.  Those who have leftover wine and those who don’t.

For the latter, we’ll take a moment so you can wrap your head around the concept of “leftover wine.”  Yes, believe it or not some people don’t finish a bottle of wine.  I know, I know, it’s like having leftover chocolate cake.  In theory yes, it is possible, but you’ve never actually experienced it. Continue reading