Pasta bake with cheesy topping in a white baking dish.

#stopthewaste to help end hunger

Did you know there’s enough food in the world to feed the world’s 7 billion people, and yet, 811 million people still go to bed hungry every night? Did you also know that nearly 1/3 of the food that’s produced each year is lost or wasted? (that’s the equivalent of $1 trillion dollars wasted!) Did … Read more

The Big Social 2021 logo.

Cook, Create, Connect: The Big Social 2021

This post is produced in partnership with Community Food Centres Canada. The Big Social is back! That’s right – and this year it’s your chance to Cook, Create and Connect! What is The Big Social? The Big Social is a fundraiser where Canadians cook, create, and connect during the month of October to help fight … Read more

A message to blog post email subscribers!

  Hello hello! A little blog reader housekeeping this morning! First of all, if you are receiving this email in your inbox, THANK YOU! Thank you for subscribing to my blog post updates (some of you for over a decade!). That’s right, for 12 years, I’ve been publishing my blog and nearly from the start … Read more

Kids rolling pastry dough on a marble surface

end of term update

Here we are. It’s mid-December! I’ve survived (just barely) the first term of in-person (and virtual for half my classes) teaching during a global pandemic. And I’m ready for a break. No trip to France for us this year so I’m just kind of laying low recuperating from the mental and emotional fatigue. It occrred … Read more