Winter

Lunch

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,

Winter

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

Uncategorised

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

Winter

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

Dinner

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

Vegetables

Cauliflower Steaks

It’s weird that vegetables are part of a trend cycle, isn’t it? Like, I saw someone actually roll their eyes the other day about a kale recipe. As in, kale

Vegetables

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Skillet Cake

The weather has turned here in Toronto and it’s now officially frigid. My kitchen has also completely turned over to a hub for cozy recipes. The other day, as I

Winter

Scarlett’s Turkey Pot Pie

One of my daughter’s favorite things to do is watch tutorial videos. If I let her, she can go down a time-sucking rabbit hole of 5-min crafts, hair braiding and

Spring

Potato Chip Garlic Chicken

Salty flavor hounds unite. This is your recipe. Your mothership. The dish you can call home. Potato Chip Garlic Chicken is a recipe I’ve been making since college. (I guess