Summer

Poultry

Bacon and Mushroom Frittata

If you think that working on a blog about cooking for your family is some kind of insurance against a dinner time disaster you would be wrong, my friends, so

By Season

Corn and Black Bean Salad

There’s nothing like corn on the cob from the local farms at my cottage. Really. I didn’t even used to like corn on the cob until I tasted the insanely

Breakfast

PB&J Pancakes

Some of my most beloved memories of my wacky, but impossibly loving family, is of us sitting around a breakfast table, and, most times, we were eating pancakes. The hearty

Snacks & Desserts

Coconut Muffins

I’ve really gotten into the swing of lazy, summer days. Scarlett and I spend most mornings doodling around the house before we set out for our day’s adventure. Without the

By Meal Type

Homemade Strawberry Jam

Scarlett is an only child unless you count her three siblings: Sophie, Chloe and Simon. Our best friends, Susanne and Duncan Coutts, were always like family to my husband and

Fruits

Watermelon Salad

I first had this fantastic salad at the barbeque that Ben’s parents had for us the day after our wedding. A group of maybe 20 or so made the ferry

Dinner

Ninety Second Gnocchi

You can probably relate to this story. You have a great meal planned for dinner. You’ve gotten the groceries. You’ve carved out the exact time in your day that you

By Meal Type

Fresh Berry Granita

I’m going out on a limb here, but I think I cook better at our cottage. I’m not sure if it’s the supreme relaxation, the sound of waves coasting onto

Summer

Lemon Blueberry Cake

Scarlett pulled a fever out of the clear blue sky one night and that left us house bound the next day. I actually like days we find ourselves house bound

Spring

Vegetable Pancakes

I’m just going to confess right off the top that Esme did not like this dinner. In fact, I had to coerce her to even put a speck of pancake