The Kootenay Thai restaurant in Creston BC (Been closed for just over a year now) had a Thai Pineapple fried rice dish that my wife loved. So since it was her birthday yesterday, we decided to make her favorite dish. The combination of sweet and savory make this a great dish for everyone. If you like it more on the spicy side, add more Thai Chilli’s to the dish. I would keep the chilli’s to a medium in the dish and allow people to add more to their dish if they like it spicier.
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We have a Gala apple tree on our property in BC that produced a good crop of apples this year. With the coming frost it was time to harvest the crop before the frost damaged the apples or the squirrels ate them.
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Nothing like getting the grill fired up on the weekend and cooking a mouth watering meal the family raves about. Since we will be moving soon, we’ve been cleaning out the freezer. At the bottom I found 2 pork loins and it was time to get creative.
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While on a eating/walking tour of Rome a couple years back, we had a chance to sample some pastas at Il Pagliaccio. A restaurant built inside Monte Testaccio. Finer pasta you will never find. One that really stood out for us was a black pepper pasta. At the time they most likely told us what it was called, but as tourists we were more looking forward to eating and looking at the sites. Well fast forward and a craving started to build. So we did a little research and found it was called Cacio e Pepe. Roman Pepper Pasta. With this information in hand, it was time to get to cooking.
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Yep. You read that correctly. Carb and bacon heaven.
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Yes the title is not a mistake. It was either Instagram or Pinterest or maybe even Facebook where we saw someone baking cookies on a salt block. Well not to be outdone, I had to try it. Only I like to kick things into a different gear, so I opted to cook mine over the camp fire.
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