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Chili Mac

After a rocky start, laced with a few extra urgings of “Hurry up!”, a melt down over appropriate outfits for a snowstorm and a soggy schlep to the bus stop

Articles

A Quick Bite With Tara O’Brady

I’m not much of a baker, but this year I’m determined to make a cake for my son’s second birthday. When the talented food blogger, Tara O’Brady over at Seven

Chef's Notes

Chef Notes: Bread Pudding With Hazelnut Liqueur Sauce

I have such fond memories of my grandmother, most of which involve her cooking. My grandmother had no formal training, owned only a handful of cookbooks, and probably never heard of

Round-Ups

Roundup: One Pot Wonders Part 2

I absolutely love spending time experimenting in the kitchen, but what I don’t love are the dishes. Is there anything worse than doing the dishes? Ok, maybe folding laundry, but

Articles

What’s So Great About Dates?

Discovery Health dubs them “nuggets of nutrition that satisfy a sweet tooth” which frankly makes them sound good for you and adorable. They also call dates a “natural weight loss

Vegetables

Chicken and Butternut Squash Risotto

I have this new friend. She’s actually my neighbour. We both love interior design, chatting, 80’s music, chatting, cooking and chatting. In other words, we spend a lot of time

Dinner

Lisa’s Letters Home: Beef With Mushroom Sauce

If snuggling up to a pot roast is wrong, I don’t wanna be right. You know when people ask you in person/a Facebook quiz/in primary school via a wadded up

Articles

Chef notes: Piloncillo or “Mexican brown sugar”

I love to wander into tiny ethnic markets and browse the shelves looking for a new ingredient (preferably something I’ve never even heard of before) to bring home, research, and

Fruits

Apple Pie Pancakes

It’s no mis­take that we have a week themed around com­fort foods. I’m a fan of most dishes cat­e­go­rized as comfort–foods like mac and cheese, pan­cakes, tuna casse­role, apple pie or grilled

Articles

What’s So Great About Fruit, Carbs, Coffee and more.

Our lovely, hilarious, but most of all informative, Kathy Magilton is off this week so we’ve brought you five of our favourites from her recent posts. Of course, I’m always