With American Thanksgiving coming up this week, we’re heading into the holidays whether we’re ready or not! It’s such a busy time of year that I’m always on the lookout for time-saving tips and recipes I can make in advance as well as dishes to have on hand for unexpected company. My neighbours are a […]
As temperatures dip and winter approaches, everyone seems to be craving comfort food. Often, when we think “comfort food”, though, we think dishes like soups and stews that can take a while to prepare. Slow cooked dishes are great for making ahead of time on the weekend when most of us have a little more […]
Fall has definitely taken hold over these past few weeks. The days are shorter and it’s dark not only when I get up but also when I come home. I’m craving comfort food but often that means dishes that require long, slow cook times and when you get home from work on a long day, […]
Yikes! Where did the summer go? I’m back at work already for teachers’ planning week and it just seems like yesterday we were wrapping up the school year (actually it was mid-June so nowhere near yesterday but it certainly feels like it!). During the crazy first few weeks of school, I sometimes find it hard […]
Tomorrow is Mothers’ Day and for those of you who are still looking for a quick dish to add to a brunch table or even a dessert, I have the perfect thing. Little pots of jam and cream. That’s right. Jam. And cream. Cream cheese, to be exact. I am thrilled to announce that I […]
Those of you who read this blog on a regular basis know that I am a bit of a sweet tooth. It runs in the family – both my my mum and sister (and secretly, though he’d never admit it, my dad!) are big on desserts, sweets, chocolate, cakes, pastries… you get the idea… So […]
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