3 Fun, Creative Ways to Decorate Easter Eggs

I love this time of year.  Spring.Okay... so if you live in many parts of the country, we're still very much in winter.  BUT... the frozen land is starting to thaw and there are signs, however slim, that spring is upon us. ...more

Easy, Elegant Appetizer: Caprese Stacks With Prosciutto

Recently, my husband and I celebrated our 19th wedding anniversary. We dined out one evening while we were recently in Florida and my husband asked the chef to create a new appetizer by adding some pan-seared prosciutto to a tomato mozzarella salad ...more

3 Easy Cookie Recipes to Make With Kids

I don’t often need an excuse to bake. I love the smell of cookies or bread baking in the oven. It seems to draw everyone in the house to the kitchen island and away from their phones, computers and electronic pad thingies. I grab a mug of milk for ...more

New Study: The Anxious Vegetarian

Another day, another study, this time finding that while all other studies have found the contrary, the Medical University of Graz in Austria found that vegetarians had more health problems than meat eaters.  According to CBS's coverage, ...more

How to Make Gluten-Free Pizza Dough

It’s the go-to party food, the something-went-wrong-with-dinner salvation meal and one of the most requested gluten-free recipes of all time.While there are gluten-free frozen pizzas, premade crusts and box mixes on the market, I’m all for ...more

Five Ways to Use a Leftover Ham Bone

So you're going to save that Christmas ham bone, right? (Wait, you did get a bone-in ham, right? Right?? If not, next time, okay?) Whatever you do with the meat, once you're down to the bone, it's time to get out your biggest pot. We're gonnna cook and a ham bone, well, it's 100% flavor and it's 100% free. Image: Clemson via Flickr ...more
Five ways to use leftover ham bone - and one of them includes vegan white bean soup?  LOLmore

Lighter Deviled Eggs Two Ways: Thai Red Curry and Wasabi

Easter is by far one of my favourite holidays, and not just because of the egg decorating! It’s a time of new life, awakening and newness–just the line of thinking we need after the awful, awful winter we just had. Long before the Easter bunny came hopping along, eggs were given as gifts on Easter Sunday to commemorate rebirth and the end of Lent. What a treat that must’ve been after the forty egg-free days leading up to Easter! ...more
I have never made them but I'm pinning the recipe and sharing this with my girlfriend.  I will ...more

How to Make Chocolate Easter Egg Baskets

Are you entertaining family and friends over the Easter weekend? Do you need a quick recipe that will feed the masses, taste delicious, and even better, that the kids can make?!  ...more

Strawberry Amaretto Coffee Cake for #SundaySupper

Growing up, I always turned my nose up at coffee cake, for one very simple reason: I assumed that its name meant that it contained coffee. I can’t believe that silly assumption kept me from savoring coffee cake for so many years! Cake topped with a crumbly streusel and deemed appropriate for breakfast? ...more

Dr Loosen Brothers Riesling

Dr Loosen Brothers, 2010, Riesling, Costco, $8.59....more

Ice Cream Redux

With the weather warming up, there’s been quite a few new ice cream products that have debuted. Since I love ice cream, I always feel compelled to try every new one I hear about. So here is a round-up of ones I’ve tried so far ....more

Fiber One Protein Cereal Giveaway

I hope everyone is having a great weekend! I’ve got a fun and quick little giveaway. As most of you know, I love buying and trying new food product ....more

What's For Dinner?

MONDAY Chicken Cordon Bleu Bubble Up TUESDAY...more

Happy Easter from Mid-Century Menu!

From Better Homes and Gardens Holiday Cookbook, 1959 «...more

Passover Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars #SundaySupper

These delicious cookie bars are so simple to make – just four ingredients - and are perfect as a snack or sweet treat during Passover when wheat flour and leavening agents are on the prohibited list. Or anytime of the year!...more

Grapefruit, Beet and Chilli Juice

This is a new juicy creation I just had to share. It’s all about the tart grapefruit and spicy hot jalapeno chilli (be brave, folks). The juice is almost creamy and the concentrated flavour saturates your mouth – it’s incredibly satisfying, a breakfast in itself ....more

Weekly Menu Planner for Vegetarians and Non Vegetarians - Week 1

Years ago, infact when I had started this blog, I was into the habit of writing down my weekly menus. That was the only sane thing that kept us going, with the chaotic way things were happening with two little kids at home and a kindergartner. We used to literally sit down for 30 mins and plan out our menu so that we can shop accordingly and also not have another thing adding up to our headache ....more

Two cookbooks explore the art of cooking, with humor and poetry

Cooking Comically takes a comic book approach to presenting “recipes so easy you’ll actually make them.” A Commonplace Book of Pies redefines everything we thought we knew about pie... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...more