Pasta

Creamy Penne Pasta with Asparagus and Peas

The first time I heard the question, I remember feeling instantly uncomfortable with it. Scarlett was barely over 2 years old and we’d just had a fun swim play date

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Learning to Love Leftovers on Global’s The Morning Show

Remember when you were single and you thought leftovers were silly? Wasn’t that cute?! Now leftovers are the difference between an easy dinner and you calling for takeout. Each month we’re on Global’s The Morning Show and this week we shared two great recipes with Jeff and Carolyn each giving you enough leftovers to recast into a brand new dish

Behind the Scenes

What To Do With All That Halloween Candy on The Morning Show on Global

We were up bright and early this morning to bring you the very latest news on…. candy. Yep, it’s hard work over here at SPC! We love stopping by to see our friends on The Morning Show on Global and we whipped up some cool, fun ways to use up the mountain of Halloween candy we’ll all be dealing with,

Recipes

Blueberry Sweet Potato Waffles

If you follow us on Instagram, you know I’m having a serious love affair right now with my waffle maker. Then if you throw in the fact that we’re occupying the space when the last of summer’s local blueberries can be found in the grocery stores (or my very own freezer) alongside sweet potatoes and pumpkins, you’ll find yourself with this

Spring

10 Delicious Things to Cook in March

Spring’s not here yet, as much as we wish it would hurry up. It’s a funny time in the markets and grocery stores. Our fall favourites like beets and sweet potatoes are still looking great but spring’s early superstars like rhubarb are starting to show up. Here’s how we’ll be cooking in this transitional season.

Poultry

Immunity Boosting Dinners

As a recovering germaphobe this time of year always makes me a bit nervous. For instance, when I watch my daughter dive into her after school snacks without even washing her hands I have a small heart attack. “Do you have to stick your fingers into the hummus before you wash your hands?,” I’ll say. After the necessary eye roll,

Breakfast

10 Easy & Elegant Holiday Brunch Recipes

Having family or friends over for brunch over the holidays? Aren’t you smart! We love the laid back easiness of daytime entertaining. Plus, brunch food is the best food in our books. Here are a few of our favourites, from creamy frittata to baked French toast to sweet and spicy waffles.

Strategies

Masterpass Diary Day 3 – Presents and Projects and a Giveaway, Oh My!

We’ve had a busy week and you can bet we’re looking forward to the weekend. In addition to our usual workload, we took a little trip to London, Ontario to speak to the good folks of Rogers TV about holiday time-saving strategies. (Check it out using the link above.) It was so great to get into a car with Ceri

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Masterpass Diary Day 2 – Muffins, Movie and lost Toques

Hey Guys, welcome to Day 2 of our Masterpass Diary…. where you get to watch me and Laura try to dominate a typically busy week and all the work/family/school priorities we’re juggling. It’s also known as survival. When I think back to my pre-kids days (oh, hey cereal for dinner!) and all that I was able to accomplish in a