Balsamic Brussels Sprouts

By Wednesday, November 13, 2013

What tool do you guys use to follow your favourite blogs? I was a devout Google Reader girl, but since then I transferred all my eggs to the Feedly basket. That’s what most people seem to have done. It took a long time to get used ...

Caramelized Onions & Green Beans

By Friday, November 8, 2013

Do you remember when we cooked out first Christmas dinner? It was a while ago, so if you don’t, or weren't a blog follower back then, I can’t really blame you. To recap, my sister, two cousins and I took over cooking the Christmas dinner in 2011. ...

Potluck Sweet & Spicy Cucumber Salad

By Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Some you of might remember me mentioning my sweet & spicy cucumber salad before. Heck, some of you may have tried it (especially if you were at our housewarming party or if you read my 10 favourite recipes from 2011).   But I have never shared the recipe ...

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 ...

How We Cooked Our First Christmas Dinner

By Saturday, January 14, 2012

I come from a very tight-knit family. My maternal side is especially close. My Mama and her siblings live in Halifax and see each other regularly (except my Auntie Wendy, who lives in Australia, but she comes to Canada every few years and the family ...

Healthy Broccoli Soup

By Wednesday, September 28, 2011

This post was updated in September 2014 with new photography! Every now and then I have a day that just makes me feel happy, relaxed and accomplished. I call these “perfect days” (another example can be found in my Calabogie/Guy Fieri post). This past Sunday was just ...

Housewarming Party Barbeque

By Friday, June 3, 2011

Last week was a big week for cooking. Besides the fact that I had a potluck at work, we had our housewarming party!!! It was actually one of the best nights I’ve had in ages. At one point we had more than 40 people there! ...

Broccoli & Blue Cheese Soup

By Tuesday, May 10, 2011

This post was updated in February 2015 with new photography! I am writing this not long after my parents have hit the road and are off to Toronto where my Dad has some speaking engagements. It’s very sad to see them leave, but I am happy ...

Slow Cooker Cheesy Broccoli Casserole

By Tuesday, August 31, 2010

I have a hard time getting my daily intake of veggies. I crave carbs constantly, like chips, popcorn, crackers and pasta. I always make sure I get my fruits and veggies, but I get tired of all the common ways to eat them. I won’t, ...