Ah spring… you’re so…. unpredictable! It’s hard to know what to wear in the morning, let alone what to plan for dinner – sometimes the temperature difference is huge between the time I leave the house at 7.15am (when I’m dreaming of comfort food for dinner) to the time I get home after 5pm (when […]
I don’t know about you but in the cold days of January, I’m so tempted to eat heavier comfort food. On the heels of the holidays, however, it’s not always ideal. I always feel like it’s really unfair for those of us in the northern hemisphere that the weather after the holidays is cold – […]
The holiday season is in full swing by now and you’ve probably got most of your special menus planned out. If you’re looking for a quick, tasty appetizer to serve with your holiday drinks, though I have just the thing for you. And, bonus, a few of these with a salad make an excellent quick […]
We’re big fans of mushrooms around the eat. live. travel. write. household (yes, even Cleo!). When I was little, I always used to think their French name (champignons) sounded SO exotic and I always felt really sophisticated eating and cooking with them! Nowadays they are a kitchen staple and I’m always on the lookout for […]
Can you feel it? Spring is kinda sorta in the air, although old lady Winter is keen to show her face until the very last minute with this week’s dump of snow and freezing rain. Those of us in Canada sure are ready for spring! I’m not quite ready to give up comfort foods though […]
I’m excited to be a sharing a recipe for Mushrooms Canada today – a “Blend & Extend” recipe featuring mushrooms and Ontario Beef. Mixing mushrooms with ground beef is a great way to add an extra serving of vegetables to dishes without even noticing! Finely chopped mushrooms look similar to ground beef so they blend […]
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