Short Rib Ravioli

Short Rib Ravioli with Mushroom Cream Sauce

The only real stumbling block is fear of failure. In cooking you’ve got to have a “what the hell” attitude – Julia Child.

I love this quote. Not just as it pertains to cooking, but as it can be applied to life ...

Halibut with spaghetti puttanesca

Spaghetti Puttanesca with Halibut and Grilled Lemons

Have you ever wondered about the history of your favourite dishes and what kind of stories they might have behind them. I do. ALL THE TIME. I’m insanely curious to know and learn whatever I can about the things we eat, from ...

Thai Coconut Curry Mussels

Thai Coconut Curry Mussels

So, it turns out that my 5 year old really likes mussels, like, A LOT. This is a fairly new thing for her. In fact, I’m pretty sure only a few months ago, there was nothing I could do to convince her ...

Steak and porter pie

Steak and Porter Pie

This past week was my husband’s birthday. We didn’t plan on doing anything special, seeing as we were just away for a few days on vacation, but I still wanted to make a nice dinner and, of course, have some cake. With ...

Orange maple salmon rice bowl

Orange Maple Salmon Rice Bowl

Every family has their easy, go-to dinners that they fall back on from time to time. At our house, it’s salmon. We have a meal with it almost every week. It’s healthy, delicious and best of all, my kids gobble it up, ...

A delicious look back at the top 10 posts from 2015

Can you believe that it’s 2016 tomorrow? I always enjoy the start of a new year. It’s always so full of promise and positive energy. Before moving forward though, I think it’s important to look back. So, with that in mind, I ...

Italian Sausage Penne

If easy weeknight dinners are your thing, you’ll love this Italian Sausage Penne. It comes together in 30 minutes and your entire will gobble it up.

This past week has been a busy one. I spent a few hours at the start ...

Bobby's moms Butter Chicken

Bobby’s moms Butter Chicken

I’m super excited today!!! There’s a couple of reasons why. The first reason is that by this time tomorrow I’ll be on a plane to Mexico!!!! Whoot whoot! We planned this vacation almost 10 months ago and it’s finally arrived. I’ve ...

Chana Masala

Chana Masala

 

Warm, fragrant spices and a little bit of heat, Chana Masala is the ultimate plant-based comfort food.

For a long time now, my good friend and I have been planning on having a cooking day where he would show ...

Beef and Veggie Chili

Beef and veggie chili

 

So, here we are on the eve of Halloween. My kids have been crazy excited ever since our annual family pumpkin carving last weekend. It’s one of my favourite traditions, although I’m going to be honest, I don’t really love carving ...

Crab and shrimp mac n’ cheese

 

The kids are back in school! Whoot whoot! Errr…I mean I’m so sad to see them go 😉

The day before the kids went back to school, we had an impromptu pool party at my father-in-laws house. Impromptu, ...

Bacon corn chowder

Bacon corn chowder

 

“Mom, how much longer until the corn is ready” asks my 7 year old as we drive by the corn fields. This was back in March, and again in April, and again in May, etc, etc….you get the idea. For all ...