Picnics & BBQs

By Meal Type

Fresh Basil and Tomato Orzo Salad with Parmesan

When Scarlett was a preschooler we did lots of picnics. It was often a great way to kill time with friends–long, lazy playdates that were capped off by a great

Seafood

Grilled Salmon and Zucchini Skewers

Coming out of the first long weekend of the season (in Canada, anyway) really has us feeling summery. We had a picnic with friends to welcome their new baby one

Summer

Fish Tacos with Citrus Slaw and Glazed Sweet Potato

Do you ever time out for dinner? It’s what happened to me last night. I got home late and with Scarlett’s ever increasing list of homework as well as her

Legumes

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We used to have a joke at my house. Every Saturday before we headed out for the grocery store, Ben would open the fridge and say, “Time to throw out

Summer

Easy Shrimp Tacos

When Laura and I worked at a fashion magazine together we prided ourselves on reporting on trends before they hit the mainstream. If a competing magazine got to a story

By Occasion

Watermelon Cupcakes

My friend Dorna goes all out for birthdays. Her daughter Violet and Esme have been best friends since before they were three. I’m always teasing her about how crafty she

Fruits

Baked Pita Chips and Fruit Salsa

Laura likes to raz me about my affection for corn chips. And you know what? I don’t care – I love corn chips and I don’t care who knows it.

By Occasion

Gluten Free Salad Rolls A.K.A Relapse Rolls

I. Feel. Like. Shit. These were my first thoughts as I awoke this morning. I just feel like shit. In years gone by (or more truthfully, sometime last month) this thought would

By Season

Lisa’s Letters Home: Burgers Two Ways

Ten years ago, we moved into this house. It was very 80s, and not in a good “retro vibe” kind of way. The kitchen was usable but dated and poorly designed.

By Ingredient

Gluten Free Stuffed Peppers

One of the worst/best things about cottaging is all the cooking one has to do. On the one hand it is a never ending production line, on the other hand,