Month: December 2008

Happy Hannukah

We celebrated with all of our friends and family on the last night of Hannukah. The Levees couldn’t make it, but they certainly have some rockin’ Hannukah tunes.

The Joy of Hip Hop

Today, we attended Ben and Ella’s dance performance at the Music Hall on the Danforth. Check it out!

Toothless Ben

Ben survived his first tooth extraction today.


A little flavoured laughing gas (“tastes like Pez”), his favourite TV show (Mr. Maker) and some prizes (temporary tattoos) and the kid is a happy camper. He didn’t even realize they stuck two needles in his mouth.

What a guy, eh?

Crock Pot Pulled Brisket

* this is best prepared the day before you want to serve it and is simply reheated 1 large brisket (4-5 lbs) ¼ cup Magic Dust 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 large Spanish onions (1 lb) 5 large cloves garlic ¼ cup apple cider vinegar […]

Magic Dust

½ cup paprika ¼ cup kosher salt, finely ground ¼ cup sugar ¼ cup powdered mustard ¼ cup chili powder 2 tablespoons ground black pepper ¼ cup garlic powder 2 tablespoons cayenne pepper Combine all of the above – add more or less cayenne pepper […]