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
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
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
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
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
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.
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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!
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
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
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
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
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
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