By Occasion

Red Meats

Our Favourite Grilling Recipes

This post about grilling and anything that has to do with fresh, local berries and frozen treats are probably my most beloved posts to create every year. After all, they

Summer

Turkey and Gruyere Burgers

When I was growing up burgers were a greasy, guilty pleasure. When it comes to feeding my family, burgers are a regular component of our weekly routine including turkey or

Chocolate

We Love Baking Our Valentine’s

The factory of school Valentine’s is in full swing. In anticipation of tomorrow’s holiday, Scarlett is working away on the crafts she needs to bring to school. As a family,

Spices

Slow Cooker Gingerbread Oats

My morning madness has been ratcheted up to epic levels now that the holiday are around the corner. In news that will be shocking to every parent alive, one recent

The Holidays

10 Easy and 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

Winter

Penotti Cookie Butter Pennies with Hazelnut Spread

I’m not exactly sure how it started but three times a year (Valentine’s, Halloween and Christmas) I throw a cookie decorating party for Scarlett and a small group of her

Round-Ups

8 Easy Party Snacks

In the spirit of stress-free entertaining, we’ve put together of roundup of easy-to-prepare party snacks. We’ve been known to put the kids to work making more than a couple of

Fall

Grape and Parmesan Flatbread

To keep my stress levels at a low simmer, I need to make entertaining easy. Because, if I were to execute the Christmas season of my dreams (and vague probably

Appetizers

Caprese Poppers

We’ve gotten a lot of mileage out of tiny recipe we put together years ago during the holidays. Our Pears with Goat Cheese and Cranberries  was born more out of the

The Holidays

Holiday Cookies: The Right Cookie for the Job

Not all cookies are created equal. Listen, we never met a cookie we didn’t like, but, the truth is, not every cookie is meant for every occasion–like piling delicate cookies