Managing a large household like Downton must have been quite trying for Mrs. Hughes. The Lord and Lady have invited the neighborhood over for a fox hunt or shoot. Whatever to serve to quench the palate? Fast forward. Your girlfriends have discovered you have the largest TV in the … [Read more...] about Serve Punch at Your Next Downton Viewing Party
The moment that so many PBS viewers have been waiting for is coming this Sunday: the Christmas Episode. If you still haven't taken down your Christmas decorations, this is your one last chance (seriously, take them down) to be in fashion.I was in my kitchen yesterday working on … [Read more...] about Hosting a Downton Abbey Viewing Party? What About the (Eton) Mess?
April 14th marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. On Sunday, April 14, 1912 at 11:40 pm, Titanic struck a giant iceberg and by 2:20 am on April 15, the “unsinkable ship” was gone. Canadians have a special connection to Titanic: the great ship sank in the … [Read more...] about 30 Day Count Down to Titanic 100th Anniversary
Served as part of the fourth course in 1st class on the Titanic, this would have been an extravagance, since marrow is only available in summer so it would have been grown in green houses. Native to England, this bland green, oval summer squash can grow to the size of a … [Read more...] about Vegetable Marrow Farci