Halloween Break

Rory and I had too much of a good time celebrating Halloween this weekend to prepare a blog post, so instead I’m posting pictures of our costumes from last night. Can you guess who we dressed up as?

Doctor Who Halloween costume

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Curried Beef

Curried Beef recipe by Hammer EatsThis is one of my favorite dishes that my mom used to make. The original recipe came from Betty Crocker’s Casserole Book, but to me it was always my mom’s meal. Now, whenever I’m stuck on something to eat or want to make something simple for a small group of friends, I make this dish. We’ve actually gotten a number of requests from said friends to post this recipe, so here it is! Continue reading

The Augusta House

IMG_5449Augusta Street off James Street South is one of our favourite places for food and drink in Hamilton.

It’s home to my favourite pub, The Winking Judge, as well as a host of other great eateries and bars side by side.

We’ve been slowly working our way down the street and sampling each restaurant since I moved to the area last Spring.

We hadn’t been to The Augusta House Gastropub yet when Rory spotted a WagJag deal so we couldn’t wait to go check it out. Continue reading

Goose Tornadoes

Goose tornadoesThis week’s recipe (and main ingredient!) comes courtesy of our friend Dave, who was kind enough to share some goose with us. I had never had goose before, but judging from what I had read online, I was expecting something similar to duck.

This recipe calls for marinated goose wrapped in bacon to be skewered with vegetables and barbecued. Sound delicious? It is…

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