Glazed Parsnips

This time of year, it’s all about root vegetables.  The more of them we eat, the better we’ll be able to handle spring when it comes.  Which is not today.  This is how Mom used to cook parsnips, glazed in a cast iron frying pan.  It is still my favourite way to eat them. Parsnips…

Oxtail Soup

The first time we went in to pick up beef from the butcher, he asked if we’d like the licker, the flicker, or the ticker.  We stood looking at him like a couple of newbies.  I’m not sure if he actually rolled his eyes, but probably somewhere in his head he was. The tongue, the…