Top 5 Restaurants in Vaughan: My Current Faves

Without a doubt, food is one of my biggest passions. Before I explore a new neighbourhood, you'll find me researching the very best cafes, eateries, and fine-dining hotspots it has to offer. Fortunately, my hometown of Vaughan is also chock…
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Vaughan Investment Property

Is Investing in Vaughan Real Estate a Good Idea?

Has investing in real estate been on your mind? Are you hesitant because of the uncertainty involved? I can't tell you how many clients I've worked with who started out with the same mindset.  The truth is, what many would-be investors are…

Baked chicken Meatballs with Peperonata

These are yummy chicken meatballs with pancetta, onion, garlic and parsley, glazed with tomato paste.  Topped with the peperonata, and squeezed in between a fresh panino (your choice) or serve with a side salad, makes for a really yummy meal. Ingredients: Peperonata: …

The Lighter Side of Wills

Some Inheritance Humor Enjoy these funny stories from Les Kotzer at Fish & Associates. Barry Fish and I have co-authored four books relating to wills and inheritance. Two of our books, Where There’s An Inheritance and TheWills Lawyers,…

Tomato Sauce with Awesome Meatballs

This my go to recipe for tomato sauce and meatballs.  Best tasting sauce I’ve had.  This is the most flavourful quick tomato sauce I’ve ever made.  When I first read the ingredients, I thought - NO way! But boy oh boy - this has got to…

Pan Grilled Oysters - no shucking necessary

The oysters hardly cook in this dish; they are still raw, but with a slight smokiness and some tasty juices for mopping up.  Once open, shells can be removed with your fingers or a butter knife. Use the smaller Canadian East Coast Malpeque…

Mushroom Sugo (Sauce)

This is for all my mushroom lovers out there.  I love love love mushrooms. I’ve used King Oysters, Shitake, Portobello, Cremini, and white mushrooms - but feel free to mix it up! And this sauce is super tasty with Pappardelle pasta - which…

Chicken Brodo with Egg drops, Spring Peas & Leeks

I came across this recipe in the spring and have made it a few times - but I wouldn’t limit it to Spring time only.  I think this soup is perfect for fall and winters too! Ingredients: 3 chicken legs with thighs attached 4 cups (1L)…

Condos 101: What Every Buyer Should Know

I have a confession to make. Until recently, there was a whole lot I didn't know about condos. Don't get me wrong: when it came to buying and selling, I had the process down cold. And when it was time to purchase my own investment unit, I…