It’s that time of year again and baking and making treats tops many of our to do lists. The challenge, if you have kids, is to come up with recipes that they can help with and don’t take too long. I think marshmallows checks both these boxes. If you’ve never made candy before (or […]
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Eating meals together are essential to the physical and emotional health of your family. Is this familiar? You read a great recipe on the weekend and you’re going to introduce something new, healthy and delicious to your family. So you race home from work and hustle hard to get it on the table. And…? Tears, […]
Growing up, soups and stews were staples during the fall and winter. And one of my favourite meals was chicken soup with dumplings. It takes a couple of hours to cook, but really the active cooking time is under 45 minutes in total. Dumplings are made with the same principles that you use to make […]
Hey there, The leaves are falling, the days are shorter and it’s getting colder. That means, “Soup Season.” And behind every great soup is, great broth. A trip to a grocery store will give you lots of options for broth: dehydrated cubes or powders or cartons of chicken, vegetable or beef stock. These are all […]
Hey there, Fall’s just around the corner, and for me that means the start of the best season for food, sweaters and nesting. Nothing says comfort more than a great bowl of soup. It’s fast to make, healthy and is always a little bit better the next day. This black bean soup recipe checks all […]
Candied Orange Peels are one of my favourite sweet snacks to make because, well, I love them and they are so versatile. They are great on their own, dipped in dark chocolate, as an add-on to a dessert and as a garnish for an Old Fashioned (orange and bourbon are delicious together). Choosing Oranges: Candied […]
I have wanted to work full time with food for a really, really long time. The only avenues that made sense to me were the obvious: catering, a small bakery/cafe/diner or a food truck. And for all the sane, boring reasons, none of these felt like a great fit for me or my family. So, […]