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Scallops on a bed of Cauliflower Rice in a Cucumber/Mint Sauce

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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“The Security” launch a huge success!

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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Thanksgiving Leftover Pasta

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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Sliced Vegetables in a Coconut Cream Sauce

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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“The Security” now available for pre-order!

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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First Time Home Buyer Incentive from the Government

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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Will traditional real estate agents be obsolete by 2025?

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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Quick Halloumi-based Mediterranean Snack

  Artichoke Hart (New York Fried, May 2019) felt that the bar snacks served at the Oswego facility needed to be a little more classy than nuts or popcorn. So, this one became a hit with many of the delegates. Quick, easy to make, tasty and, in Hart’s case, done on the BBQ on the…

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Braised Beef Ravioli in an Onion Marsala Sauce

Okay, so not as tough as it sounds. When Artichoke Hart was stuck for a quick lunch, he would often turn to recipes he could whip up in a half hour or so. This one is easy, uses ready-made ingredients, but tastes gourmet. The Italian delegation actually loved it! (New York Fried, May 2019) INGREDIENTS…

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