By Season

Red Meats

Cornbread Topped Chili

A quick spin through the SPC archives confirms that we are big chili fans. We’ve got white, chickpea, lentil, slow cooker pork, slow cooker beef, chicken, a chili mac…. oh, yes,

Fruits

Strawberry and Rhubarb Slab Pie

I’ve never been able to master a lattice pie. I didn’t have a grandmother who lovingly showed me the way to a gorgeous handmade pie. A savory cook, she shared

Articles

Mother’s Day Brunch Ideas

A friend recently wrote in an Instagram post (of all places) that “Life doesn’t come with a manual, it comes with a mother.” It was a pretty powerful sentence and,

Vegetables

Sweet Potato Skillet Lasagna

This dish was a risk for me. I’d been wanting to make a skillet lasagna for a long time, but would I be able to create something that tastes as

The Holidays

3-D Christmas Tree Cookies

Scarlett and I had a disagreement about what holiday baking favorite we should shoot at a recent photo shoot. I was convinced we should photograph my cranberry and orange hand

Chocolate

Double Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

Every year I organize a holiday cookie decorating party for Scarlett and her friends. It’s not a cookie exchange with a goal of having dozens of cookies to use over

Snacks & Desserts

Candy Cane Cake

I let my kids run wild on Pinterest earlier this month, looking for inspiration on holiday baking. It may have permanently shifted the app’s algorithm so all I ever see

By Ingredient

Broccoli Cheese Patties

Laura and I have been thinking a lot lately about the school year and the particular challenges it presents to parents. Because, let’s be honest, it’s not just our kids

Summer

Caprese Skillet Chicken Dinner

Disclosure: KitchenAid Canada has provided me with product as compensation for my posts but all the posts represent my own opinion. Big decisions make me nervous. Honestly, it’s painful for

Winter

Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie

Before I had a kid, I kept ice and a bottle of vodka in my refrigerator. That’s it. Then, when I had a baby, my freezer was filled with dozens