If you’re like me, you find the usual mussels dish wanting in that the sauce is all in the bottom. The mussels are often dry or lightly sauced and you have to use bread to soak up the beautiful juices in the bottom of the bowl. This recipe uses a thicker, creamier sauce so that…

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Looking for something exotic but simple to make? When Artichoke Hart had to come up with something quick for a lunchtime snack at Castillo’s warehouse, Shrimp Scampi Pasta is what he whipped up in about 20 minutes. (New York Fried, 2019, Sunao Publishing). INGREDIENTS 8 ounces linguine (or angel hair for a more delicate appearance)…

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Calorie counting is challenging to do on a long-term basis. The secret, according to Artichoke Hart (New York Fried, 2019, Sunao) is to not change what you eat; just eat less of it. Okay, that works with some foods but then you get sick of that and need to feel full. Fish is a great…

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Sounds fancy but it’s very simple really. Artichoke Hart was asked to come up with a low-calorie gourmet meal for the Scandinavians and this was the result. (New York Fried, Sunao Publishing 2019). Cauliflower Rice is simply finely chopped cauliflower (duh!). The sauce uses a simple yogurt base with chopped mint and cucumber added. And…

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Over 50 people came out to buy signed copies of my latest thriller, “The Security” at the Thirsty Cactus Cantina in Dundas, Ontario on Oct 17/19. Mingling with fans and new readers was exciting and fulfilling (we authors don’t get many opportunities to take center stage for a couple of hours). A simultaneously-scheduled Amazon promotion…

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Not sure about you but leftover thanksgiving food is good for about three days, then you crave something other than fowl.  However, with turkey still left over (the squash, cranberry, and potato are long gone), Artichoke Hart had to do something for the delegations still to come. (New York Fried,  Sunao Publishing 2019) So since…

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We have a great new restaurant near us serving fusion Italian/Armenian dishes. Everything is unique and soooo good. I’ve attempted to whip up this tropical-flavored dish and it comes close. Creamy Caribbean flavors with equal parts linguine and long sliced root vegetables. INGREDIENTS Carrots, squash, zucchini, shaved into long, thin slices. Soak in white wine.…

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Now you can pre-order the next standalone novel from bestselling author, Robert J. Morrow. To be launched October 10/19, this fast-paced psychological thriller features a female lead and a cast of antagonists, all with their own agendas. Be the first to read it. Order today. You’ll receive your copy immediately upon release. To read an…

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On July 10, 2019, Jean-Yves Duclos, Federal Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, announced the new First-Time Home Buyer Incentive. We’ve heard that there may be some misinformation being distributed among REALTORS®, and so we have compiled a detailed list of criteria and conditions for this new Incentive, which can be found below. The Federal…

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Some arguments do make sense. But you have to be careful of viewpoints, intentions, and realities. In this interesting email I just received from PropertyGuys.com, a leading FSBO company, I found it difficult to argue with some of the valid points. However, one needs to remember that most modern real estate agents aren’t sitting on…

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