July 16, 2014

Sandwich on a Fresh Bun

Homemade whole wheat, oats and honey bun- toasted. That is what this sandwich was built on. It had ripened on the vine tomatoes with a sprinkling of salt and pepper, slices of red onion, a good slathering of mayonnaise, corned beef, cut avocado and a nice spicy dijion mustard. Party flavour in my mouth. :)

July 14, 2014

Father's Day 2014

I baked and decorated a cake for Rich's dad for Father's Day. It just happened to be a vegan cake that had two flavours of cake and a some of the best butter cream frosting, ever (and I don't even usually like frosting).

July 12, 2014

Jerk Pork Chops with Pineapple Orange Salsa

It's been super nice here in Toronto, so I decided to take Tank out on her leash and harness. It must have been really exciting for her and it was all fine and dandy until she spotted my neighbor through the fence and went on guard. Claws out and mean growls. I took her inside before she decided to scream and draw blood.

At this time I whipped up a quick dinner by marinating pork chops in a homemade jerk marinade and throwing together a fruit salsa using segmented oranges and canned pineapple along with some red onions, herbs and spices. I'm still getting use to using our new barbeque, but these still came out decent and relatively juicy. Next time- higher heat, less time. Thicker chops too.

To go along side everything, there was coconut rice and beans. Yum!

July 04, 2014

Colours of Summer

Some of my favourite fruits; papaya and watermelon. Super sweet and juicy, like nature's candy. Papaya tastes like caramel to me and I can easily polish off an entire jumbo sized fruit in a sitting!
This was brunch.

June 22, 2014

Super Fan Comic Con 2014

The Hamilton Batman and his Batmobile
Let me just start off by saying that this was by far the worst "Comic Con"...ever. It shouldn't even have been called that and for whoever who played host to have the audacity to charge a $20 entrance fee was ridiculous. I'm not one to frequent these events, but when I do I've found them to be entertaining, fun and amusing. Rich and I were floored to see how small the convention was and how empty it was. Everybody- guests and vendors a like looked beyond bored. It was really, really sad. 

Luckily the person we went to meet still stuck it out (we went on the last day) and was as friendly as can be!

June 20, 2014

Leftovers & Steak

Strip loin with left over pizza, side of wedges and half an avocado all thrown on the grill. So good.

About

Hi, I'm Janetta from Toronto. I cook, bake and make big messes. I photograph nearly everything and those photos will most likely end up being posted here. I've got a little black cat named Tank, who's super cute and a little bit nosy. You'll see a lot of photos of her too!

I currently shoot with a Canon 550D. I've shot with a Canon 500D as well as a Canon Pro1 before I drowned one and dropped the other. I also own a little Nikon P5100.

Contact me at: jubesandtank@gmail.com

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