Black Olive Orzo Salad

Black Olive Orzo Pasta

This recipe is so simple and satisfying. ¬†I make it all the time in the summer because it really goes with anything and everything. The orzo cooks up in about 11 minutes after the water boils. It holds up well in the fridge so it is a great make ahead side dish. ¬†If there are any leftovers it keeps well in the fridge for a couple of days!¬† Continue reading “Black Olive Orzo Salad”

Blueberry Crumble Pie

Blueberry Crumble Pie

I was served this ¬†Blueberry Crumble Pie as a dinner guest after a fabulous meal. Lucky me! ¬†And.. I couldn’t stop thinking about it -it was soooo good. ¬†Since blueberries are coming into season soon here in Ontario this will make an awesome August dessert. Continue reading “Blueberry Crumble Pie”

June Wine Finds

Bo Ya Value Wine

June was a banner month for wine discoveries! (Okay…it seems every month is a banner month…) I would love to hear what you think of my picks. ¬†If you decide to try them leave a comment below and tell me what you think!

Our group of 12 avid wine-tasters enjoyed a warm summer patio dinner with 5 flights of wine pairings.

We started with a number of appetizers including Spicy Pumpkin Seeds and Shrimp on potato chips served with a ‘Champagne’ flight. The preferred ¬†sparkling was Graham Beck’s¬†Brut Rose¬†2010. LCBO¬†#4080 $21.95 Continue reading “June Wine Finds”