Posted Jul 8, 2011 in Food

Funghi-alla-Trasteverina

Simplicity – Funghi alla Trasteverina

Simplicity, simple isn’t it? In our daily lives we hunt, crave and seek out new and innovative ways to simplify our lives. Can it be that our quest for constant simplification has indeed complicated our lives? Perhaps we’ve forgotten how to be simple? How to live without and still enjoy as if we had; I am not by any means suggesting a life of...

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Posted Jul 2, 2011 in Food, GREEN Berets

Vegetable-Garden1

My Quest to be Vegan (Without the Box)

A few months ago, I submitted a post to yourKloset about the benefits of veganism.  For health and environmental reasons, I’ve been attempting the switch to a vegan, or better yet, macrobiotic, diet for years – unsuccessfully.  The major hitch – dinner with friends.  It’s one thing if my dietary restrictions flowed from religious...

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Posted Jun 17, 2011 in Food

ModernHostess-Bitchin’-BBQ

ModernHostess: Bitchin’ BBQ

When I think summer foods, one winning choice comes to mind- anything BBQed! Who doesn’t love a BBQ? For me, it’s really the most flavourful way to cook meat, plus there are so many BBQ options besides meat that you can surely find something that will please all your guests, even vegetarians. You already know that lots of meats are fabulous...

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Posted Jun 7, 2011 in Beauty & Grooming, Food

Thirty Three and Critical

Last week I celebrated my thirty-third birthday.  My mother always said “You have two choices: you can get older, or you can be dead.  I actually love birthdays – I could care less about getting older, and it definitely beats the alternative.  I must say I do find as I begin to enter the mid-ranges of the lovely number “thirty” that...

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Posted Jun 3, 2011 in Food, GREEN Berets

ModernHostess: Green Thumb Edition

ModernHostess: Green Thumb Edition

You may have noticed in some of my previous posts that I have a thing for fresh herbs. I absolutely love them, and I believe they add something truly special to a variety of sauces, salads and marinades. Some people assume that dried and fresh herbs can be used interchangeably. Well, at the risk of sounding dramatic, that’s just SO WRONG! As a...

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Posted May 27, 2011 in Events, Food

Watermelon-Caipirinha

W Hotel Montreal & The Plateau Lounge Present...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6g8fw3F1hOs  yourKloset is proud to present, in association with the W Hotel Montreal & the Plateau Lounge, the first in a series of How to Cocktail Videos. Drink specialist and mixologist Draho Chytry, will teach us how to make some of the Plateau Lounge’s most popular cocktails. First up this week is...

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