By Meal Type

Dinner

Cheesy Pantry Enchiladas

I would like to formally introduce you to the recipe that will save your a@% because it uses all pantry staples. To clarify, I consider foods that lives in your

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

Winter

Gingerbread Cookie Bars with Bourbon Cream Cheese Frosting

Every December I make a 3-layer gingerbread cake with cream cheese frosting that has been a staple of our holiday entertaining. This year, for obvious reasons, we weren’t able to

Chocolate

Cranberry Hello Dolly Bars

I can remember the exact moment I first tried a Hello Dolly Bar. I had just finish a Thanksgiving dinner at our friends that we call family The Cihra’s. After

Chocolate

Halloween Monster Cookies

Monster cookies get their moniker because of their size not because they hide under someone’s bed. A true monster cookie is a mix of oatmeal and peanut butter usually featuring

Uncategorized

Halloween Candy Blondies

In Toronto, families are being advised to not go door-to-door for trick or treating. It’s just another sucker punch from 2020. I was thinking of leaving candy individually tucked into

Fall

Creamy Pumpkin Rigatoni Pasta

I recently wrote here about my absolute exhaustion with my own cooking. It’s why I welcome the new fall season. The last time I made all my chilis, soups and

Snacks & Desserts

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

I’m SO sick of my own cooking. After almost 7 straight months of nearly eating my food exclusively, I couldn’t hate it more. Sure we’ve had a few pizzas and

Lunch

Cubano Hand Pies

Scarlett went through a phase where all she ever wanted was a Cubano sandwich. A pressed sandwich using Cuban bread and filled with ham, Swiss cheese, roasted pork, dill pickles

Vegetables

Creamy Corn Pasta with Basil

I never let Summer depart without putting up a fight. I take extra long swims despite what the weather looks like that day. I also linger longer outside until the