New Girl in Little Cove Cover

Summer Reads: New Girl in Little Cove

This is part of my Summer Reads series where I’ll be reviewing a series of “not just cookbooks”. This wasn’t going to be this week’s Summer Reads pick but when Jan Scott recommends a book, you know it’s going to be a good one (Psst: she’s opening a bookstore in the fall in St Mary’s … Read more

Oven-Charred Tomato-Stuffed Peppers from Everyday Dorie in a baking dish.

Cook the Book Fridays: Oven-Charred Tomato-Stuffed Peppers from Everyday Dorie

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays comes from Dorie Greenspan’s latest cookbook, Everyday Dorie and was a wonderfully easy summer recipe that I’ll keep in my back pocket when I have a surplus of supper cherry tomatoes – often, since I can’t resist them – especially the pretty multicoloured ones – at farmers’ … Read more

Close up of Dorie Greenspan Sour Cream Everything Seed Knots from Dorie's Cookies on a black serving tray.

Tuesdays with Dorie: Sour Cream Everything Seed Knots from Dorie’s Cookies

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies is the second part of the “twofer” recipe that was chosen because it has a dough we can use for BOTH TWD recipes this month. This was the sour cream puff-pastry-like dough that I had trouble with, despite handling it quickly and following instructions… Remember this? … Read more

Anthony Bourdain's Roadrunner movie poster.

Summer viewing: Roadrunner

(a little break from Summer Reads this week…) Last week, thanks to the kind folks at Touchwood PR and Focus Features, I got to preview new Anthony Bourdain film, Roadrunner! (so did paying subscribers to my newsletter – want in on those types of goodies? Subscribe here). I am/was a huge Bourdain fan (he died … Read more