Monday, July 6, 2009

Take a Much Needed Cooking Vacation...Just Don't Make it Permanent

You may or may not have noticed the lack of postings on my blog last week. I was on vacation with my family. We spent the week in the Muskoka region of Ontario having fun despite the lack of sun.

This wasn’t only a vacation from work but it also turned out to be a break from cooking. Many of the meals we enjoyed were made by others. We dined on cannelloni, beef kabobs, various pasta dishes and a few hamburgers thrown in for good measure.

The trick to taking a vacation from cooking is to not make it permanent because you don’t want to get stuck in a rut relying on expensive and often fattening conveyor-belt meals.

Think of the best meals you had on your vacation and let those thoughts inspire you to replicate them or create some new flavorful dishes of your own!

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Brent Garell
The Kitchen Roadie

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