Hello December! How has this snuck up on us? I guess here in Toronto, the weather has been unseasonably warm so it doesn’t *feel* like Christmas is just three weeks away! In any case, as party season descends upon us, I’m here with some easy French-themed holiday appetizers that are not only easy to prepare […]
It’s always wonderful to have chefs who come back time and time again to work with the Petits Chefs and Emily Richards is one of those. This week was Emily’s sixth time working with the boys! She’s taught them how to make gnocchi from scratch, strawberry and rhubarb pies, sticky date pudding, how to grind […]
Can you feel it? It’s that time of year again, when holiday party invites start arriving and you’re perhaps planning parties of your own… My favourite holiday parties are cocktail parties because, aside from the holiday cocktails that are served (mulled wine!), I love a party where you get to taste a lot of little […]
This week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe (Storzapretis aka Corsican Spinach and Mint Gnocchi) is the final recipe in the Vegetables and Grains chapter of the book. What? Really? The end is, indeed, near (we’re slated to finish cooking through the book in April 2015). It’s a gnocchi made with a soft ricotta, flour, cheese, […]
Pasta is always a hit with Les Petits Chefs and this week was no exception. A couple of weeks ago, I received a press release about the launch of Stefano Faita’s new book (he of CBC’s In the Kitchen with Stefano Faita show fame) – In the Kitchen with Stefano Faita – and when I […]
When I was invited a while back to participate in the Hidden Valley Ranchify Recipe Challenge – which involved “ranchifying a recipe” using Hidden Valley Ranch dressing, I knew exactly the combination of ingredients I wanted to use: Bacon, lettuce and tomatoes. But not in a sandwich. Whilst I love the idea of BLT sandwiches […]
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