Tag Archive: chicken

Nov 11

Spice up your life at the Pepper Garden on Montreal Rd.

Pepper Garden: Don’t judge this book by its cover! Montreal Road, I’ll admit, is not much for spice! It’s not where you’d think you’d go to eat something nice. However, The Pepper Garden clearly goes against this grain The food inside is as good as the outside is plain! Your satisfaction is sure, not a …

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Apr 23

Scores, Ottawa Trainyards: Just a Swiss Chalet look-alike?

Quarter chicken dinner

Scores, not true to its name actually misses the mark! For some time now, we’ve hankered after chicken at Scores On Fridays, it’s all but impossible to get inside their doors So we went on a Wednesday to give them a shot but our fries, they were cold and the chicken not so hot Perhaps …

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Mar 04

Another Un-Recipe: Creamy ginger-coconut chicken off the cuff!

Serving suggestion with brussell sprouts and penne pasta.

On most evenings, I at least have a vague idea about what I am going to prepare for supper. Yesterday, at 7PM, I had less than a clue. There are times when inspiration just totally fails. The only thing I could resort to was looking in the fridge and freezer and see what I could find. …

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Feb 28

With kids in tow, Swiss Chalet’s the place to go!

Do the Swiss really eat this much chicken? You can find them in the East, you can find them in the West Of all the places we go, the girls seem to like it the best! If you don’t eat things that cluck, At Swiss Chalet, you’re out of luck And as an adult, you …

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Nov 30

The Black Dog Bistro may be Top Dog in Manotick!

They aren’t Barking up the wrong tree here!  To go to Manotick in winter, we generally need a reason, But each year around Christmas ’tis the right season, With quaint little shops where one finds things that are neat Plus The Black Dog Bistro which is a great place to eat To give it a miss would simply be …

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Nov 15

Make friends with the Pillsbury Dough Boy!

Pillsbury Crescent Rolls

Pillsbury Pop-overs – Three ingredients, three minutes prep time! [ad name=”Chitika468x120″] Perhaps like me, you occasionally have a brain-freeze and have a hard time deciding what to make for lunch when you are just looking for something simple but different. As I get older, I find that I am no longer satisfied with the same …

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Aug 04

Clock Tower Brew Pub, a stone’s throw from Rideau Hall

The Governor General's Residence

Beer, Nachos & Wings – Clocktower Things We were visiting the GG, did the tour first, Helped us work up one heck of a thirst! They didn’t have Stella like it said on the sign! But their micro brew special still went down just fine! So, Clock Tower Brew Pub won’t go down as the worst.. …

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Jun 16

Un-Chef 10 Minute Chick’n’Chicken

Un-Chef Chick'N'Chicken

This evening’s supper was a typical example of two of the main themes that run through all of the Un-Chef’s cooking. 1.Work with what you have in the cupboards and the refrigerator 2. Colour is an important factor in putting together an attractive and appealing finished dish. Yesterday, I bought some boneless, skinless chicken thighs …

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Jun 13

Jean Albert’s needs to work on their soul!

Is Jean Albert’s Ottawa’s sole restaurant serving soul food? Jean Albert’s the place for food that’s got soul But don’t go there Friday’s, if speed is your goal! You really should try the sweet potato chips Even though they’ll go from your lips to your hips Overall verdict? Needs work, on the whole!!… I must confess …

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Jun 01

Don’t be chicken to eat at Swiss Chalet!

Don’t be chicken to eat at Swiss Chalet! Now, Swiss chalet has a certain family appeal, Especially Now with a GREAT Meal Deal! Your chicken comes with salad and blueberry pie; And to pay just $12.97 won’t make you cry! Some might even declare it a steal!!… Where we went: A good friend of ours …

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