Spices

Snacks & Desserts

Banana Oat Cardamom Muffins

Do you follow us on Instagram? If so, you know we sometimes debut recipes there before we get them to the site. Ceri and I are constantly recipe testing/fine-tuning and

Drinks

Chinese 5-Spice Chicken Tray Bake

I can’t speak for Ceri but when we first started this blog my family was way more enthusiastic about my recipe testing. There would be all kinds of lovely fan

Spices

Spiced Flank Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

If you give me a house plant I will kill it. This isn’t a threat. It’s a promise. For some reason, I can’t keep a single plant alive. Even the

Picnics & BBQs

Ginger Salmon Burgers

Where’s the border, for you, between worth the effort and way too much work? Obviously this is a highly subjective question and there isn’t a right or wrong answer. I

Seafood

Roasted Cod Provencal

When it comes to food, my brain has two rooms. One room is full of my family’s immediate needs. For example, in this room you’ll find an ongoing grocery list,

Vegetables

Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

Quinoa and I have not had an easy time of it. To be honest, my first few attempts at making it as it became more and more popular resulted in

Pasta

Shrimp and Orzo Skillet Dinner

Okay, some people are going to look at this dinner and say to themselves, or yell at the screen, as the case may be, “Is she high? My kid will

Dinner

Simple Sweet and Spicy Salmon

It’s something that people don’t talk about a lot, but I’ve come to think a big part of why people don’t like to cook (other than not having an ounce

Dairy

Roasted Chickpea Chicken Tray Bake

On top of finishing up a few big projects for this year and getting details in place for one that starts in early 2016, I have to get my act

Dinner

Tuscan Chicken Skillet

Someone asked me the other day if Laura and I intend for every dinner on SPC from now on to be made in a skillet. And I got a bit