Mexican Macaroni Salad

By Friday, November 13, 2015

I realize barbecue season is over... but YUM! My Other Half and I recently had a mini-vacation in the southern U.S., where barbecues are everywhere. All I wanted was macaroni and cheese (I LOVE PASTA) and when we finally went to get barbecue, they didn't have any. ...

Mama’s Broccoli Salad

By Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Remember my bridal showers? Specifically, the one in my hometown of Halifax? I was so grateful and overwhelmed to receive so many wonderful, thoughtful shower gifts, but my mother's really stood out. She is one of the most thoughtful people I've ever met. Her gifts and ...

21 Recipes for Barbecue Season!

By Friday, June 12, 2015

Summer is here and I don't know about you, but we've been taking every opportunity to use our barbecue! Here are our favourite, tried and true recipes for the grill, and ideas for what to serve on the side! From the grill... BBQ Chicken Ranch Burgers   Basic, Delicious ...

Bacon Buffalo Chicken Potato Casserole

By Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Buffalo chicken everything!!! I’ve probably seen a dozen recipes similar to this one on Pinterest. And I’ve always – since 2011 when I got Pinterest – wanted to eat them all. So for football season, I decided to make my own version! About Pinterest… I go through ...

BBQ Chicken Ranch Burgers

By Tuesday, September 16, 2014

CHICKEN BURGERS! BBQ season technically can’t end until it’s snowing, right? I feel for the folks in Alberta and New Brunswick who have had snow already, but in Ottawa (and Halifax, where I was last week) we’re A-O-K. No snow yet (thank goodness). So we are definitely ...

Basic, Delicious Hamburgers

By Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Burgers! I love burgers, but it's funny because we haven't been making a lot of burgers this year. We've been taking full advantage of the grilling season, just with a lot of sausages. I love me some sausages, but they cannot replace BURGERS. Nothing can I've blogged ...

BBQ Chicken Quinoa Salad

By Wednesday, February 12, 2014

There's a LOT going on in this wicked salad. Flavours galore. I’ve added this to my ever-growing list of delicious quinoa salads, including my Go-To Quinoa Salad and my Chipotle Roasted Vegetable Quinoa Salad. Actually, for a complete list of all my quinoa recipes, ...

Honey Sriracha Wing & BBQ Sauce

By Wednesday, January 22, 2014

We're ALMOST done with the bad photography. I promise. Actually, these photos were taken with my new camera, but they were taken at night. Ask any food blogger and they'll tell you that light is their biggest issue. And for me, where I work in an ...

Chipotle BBQ Cocktail Meatballs

By Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Wishing a very happy 91st birthday to my Poppy today! Love you! Everybody likes a good meatball. And no, I’m not referencing Snookie and Deena from Jersey Shore (but yes, I admit to watching that show). I’m talkin’ about the best hors d'œuvres ever! I love it when ...

Maple Mustard BBQ Salmon

By Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Ohhh yum. I love salmon! I never used to, though, which is kind of weird. I went through a whole "I don't eat seafood" phase as a teenager. So strange, since it's now one of my favourite proteins. I really really love maple salmon. Mouth-wateringly delicious. Salmon ...

Battle of the Pizzas 2.0

By Wednesday, November 21, 2012

You remember the first Battle of the Pizzas? Well, we did it again. I guess you could say My Other Half and I are quite competitive with each other. Particularly about food. When we get gelato, it’s a competition to see who picked the better flavour. ...

Spicy Steak Kabobs

By Tuesday, October 16, 2012

It’s sad but true – barbeque season is coming to an end. Many may have already put their barbeques away for the colder months, but I’m inspired by a guy at my work who barbeques all year long. That’s right – even in snow storms! While that’s ...

Portobello Burgers with Basil & Goat Cheese

By Saturday, August 25, 2012

I know, I know. Lots of people don't like mushrooms. That's one of the reasons I still haven't made these goat cheese-stuffed mushroom caps yet. I pinned them back in November but every time I go to make them, someone says "eww, mushrooms". So I don't. Would ...

Southwest Roast Potato Salad

By Saturday, June 16, 2012

This post was updated with new photography in October 2014! Don't you just love it when a recipe surprises you... in a good way? There's no better feeling - for me, anyway - than trying a new recipe and having it turn out just right. Especially when ...

Grilled Chicken & Charred Corn Salad

By Friday, June 24, 2011

The Canadian Living obsession continues… but I sometimes wonder why I have pretty much given up all other cookbooks and recipe resources since getting my Canadian Living subscription. Grilled Chicken and Charred Corn Salad I guess I can offer a couple reasons. The first would be ...

Savoury Summer Suppers

By Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Mushroom Cheeseburger and a yummy salad We’ve been on a bit of a cooking rampage at our house. This past week, I made a whole slew of recipes. We have been eating like kings! It’s always more fun to make recipes than to take the ...