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Cat Can Cook From my Famous Banana Muffin Recipe to Casseroles, Cakes, Salads and everything in between, all of my recipes are guaranteed simple and tasty! So stay a while, take a peek at my cookbook and search for recipes! Browse around, and let me know what you think of my site!

10 February 2010 ~ 4 Comments

The New Healthy Insider’s Report from President’s Choice

PC has done it again, launching a brand new line of impressive PC products, with the health conscious as well as the economical Canadian in mind. I received my box of goodies to sample today, and am quite pleased. Cleverly packed into a lunch bag, PC is focussing on the concept of the “bag-lunch” in […]

08 February 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Katie’s Tortellini Casserole

Another wonderful submission to my recent recipe contest, that looked good enough to deserve an honorable mention. This recipe fits the bill on easy, and sounds delicious! I will be making this myself this week, once the flu bug that has ravaged our household moves out – ugh, what a weekend! Anyhow, thanks to Katie […]

04 February 2010 ~ 2 Comments

All Things Scottish

Guelph is a great city to call home with a diverse multi-cultural community where both artists and scholars abound. It is also home to the University of Guelph’s faculty of Scottish Studies, a specialized program offered only in our city. Near to the campus, is “The Wandering Scot,” a British shop which features delightful imported […]

04 February 2010 ~ 5 Comments

Rice Paper Wraps

My first ever experience (experiment?) with making my own rice paper wraps was tonight’s dinner, and WOW was I impressed with the ease of these delicious wraps. I had tried these many times before at a local Thai place, and I guessed what might be in them and replicated it at home. I think mine […]

03 February 2010 ~ 2 Comments

Winning Recipe – Spinach Patties

As promised, here is the first place recipe submission and photo from the Cat Can Cook Recipe Contest. I will continue to post these over the next few weeks, and make the recipes as I go SPINACH PATTIES Submitted By: Sampa Ghosh Number of servings 4 Ingredients: 1 1/2 Cup Cooked Rice 3 Medium Size […]

01 February 2010 ~ 8 Comments

WINNERS in the Recipe Contest

I had a really difficult time choosing my winners this time around. For starters, the submissions were excellent! Nearly all of them sounded (and looked) absolutely delicious, and it was so hard to choose winners, so, this time what I have done, is awarded my first, second and third, and I will name some favorite […]

28 January 2010 ~ 2 Comments

Meat & Potatoes Goes to the City

Growing up in small-town Ontario, there was very little opportunity for me as a youngster to try a variety of ethnic foods. There were less than 3 grocery stores in my home town, and meat and potatoes were pretty much the staple meal in our home, and the homes of all my relatives and peers. […]

26 January 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Indexes, and t.v. and cooking, oh my!

Wow, what a busy couple of days! I may in fact *be* Super Woman! Today (with both kids in tow) I single-handedly indexed The Cat Can Cook Book! Up until very recently, I honestly didn’t see an index as a necessity for my particular cook book, but in speaking with others in the cook book […]

25 January 2010 ~ 2 Comments

Lemon Parsley Tuna Cakes

Lemon Parsley Tuna Cakes 3 medium potatoes, peeled, quartered, boiled & mashed 1 small tin tuna, drained 1 small onion, minced 1 rib celery, minced 2 TBSP fresh parsley, chopped 1 TBSP fresh lemon juice 1 egg salt and pepper 1/3 cup flour 2 TBSP oil Combine mashed potatoes, tuna, onion, celery, parsley, lemon juice, […]

24 January 2010 ~ 2 Comments

Eggcetera Guelph

Because I love to cook so much, and have gotten better and better at cooking over the years, I really *expect* that when I go out to eat, that the food is good – no, not passable, not so-so, not okay, but GOOD! I always say, that if the food I go out to eat […]