By Occasion

Chocolate

We Love Baking Our Valentine’s

In anticipation of tomorrow’s holiday, Scarlett is working away on crafts and baking. As a family, we’re also talking about what we can make each other. We love homemade gifts,

The Holidays

NYE Appetizers including our Favorite Vegetarian Versions

Over the last year, dinner has become double the trouble after my daughter Scarlett went vegetarian. I’m super proud of her decision, and have been making an effort to follow

Dinner

Touchless Lunches For Back to School

It’s a back to school like no other and with all the uncertainty this year brings the one thing that never, ever goes away is making lunches. However, you may

Picnics & BBQs

Chili Chicken Burger

I know it’s trendy right now to sing the praises of an unfussy, straight-ahead burger. Noth­ing but salt and pep­per in the meat and a square of processed cheese melted on

Summer

Lemon Blueberry Loaf with Lemon Glaze

I made this recipe for my mom. She is the universe’s biggest lemon fan. For all my life, she has never said “no” to a lemon flavoured anything. Pancakes, bars,

Fall

Pumpkin Ricotta Cookies

It’s all documented here just search holiday cookies and you can see some of it. I used to plan a holiday cookie decorating party (mostly with all the neighbourhood kids)

Lunch

Puff Pastry Pizzas

Who’s looking for an inexpensive gift for themselves this holiday season? Anyone? Well, here it is. This is also the gift that will keep on giving week after week after

Appetizers

Mini Yorkshire Pudding with Beef Tenderloin Hors d’oeuvres

I’d never heard of Yorkshire pudding until I married my husband. Growing up in New England as the daughter of Italian parents from New York City, a Sunday night dinner

Seafood

Tuna Chickpea Salad Sandwich

My latest strategy for dinner has been salads. I don’t mean greens. I mean sandwich salads. Things like egg salad, tuna salad, chicken salad, you get the idea. With the

Grains & Rice

Sponsored: Prosciutto, Mozzarella and Zucchini Topped COBS Focaccia (Plus Contest Alert! and in-store event)

A few years ago, before a trip home to the States, I asked Canadian friends who live in New York City if I can bring them anything from home. This