Passover 2014: Creamy Mushroom “Risotto”

If you haven’t yet become totally disgusted with the “wide” array of kosher for Passover food yet, chances are you’re just about to hit your breaking point, and we’re only five days in. We haven’t even gone through one full … Continue reading

Passover 2014: Flourless Chocolate… Something

Baking is a lot like a grade 7 science fair project (in fact, it WAS my grade 7 science fair project!), especially when it comes to the restrictions of baking for Passover. You make an observation (“Passover baked goods are … Continue reading

This is not (an April Fool’s) Joke: Red Pepper Rosé

The social media world has been a wonderful thing for my dinner repertoire. Even though I own probably 40 cookbooks, the best recipes I make have come from variations on Pinterest favourites, Google searches and most recently, Instagram. Following famous … Continue reading

Got Milk?

I have to apologize for the almost three month hiatus I’ve taken from blogging my favourite recipes. I promise I have a good excuse! I haven’t really been feeling myself, and since about mid- December, I’ve had a hard time … Continue reading

Cauliflower Conundrum, Part Two: Cauliflower Caprese Pizza

Pinterest is abound with a variety of recipes using cauliflower for pizza crust, garlic bread base, bread sticks, wraps, the list goes on. I’ve tried a few of the recipes before, and though they tasted decent, they weren’t good enough to … Continue reading

Cauliflower Conundrum, Part One: Cauliflower Soup

I’m not a very picky eater, but I’ve always hated cauliflower. Everything from the smell when it’s cooking, to the texture, to the way it crumbles and makes a mess really just made me despise it even more. A while … Continue reading

Haters Gonna Hate: Chicken With Your Eyes Closed

Recently I’ve learned that I have some haters out there. And, surprisingly, most of the haters are my friends and colleagues! Why, you may ask? Apparently, they’re jealous of the things that come out of my kitchen and envy what … Continue reading

Miniature Meatless Monday: Baked Taco Cups

I’m always looking for new things to do with one of my favourite staples, Yves Veggie Ground Round. Granted, as with everything else, this should be eaten in moderation because of the numerous studies linking soy products to breast cancer … Continue reading

Breakfast in a Bind: Easy Breakfast Smoothies

Even though most of the recipes I share are fairly simple to put together, many of them take a fair amount of time, and sometimes, time is a hard commodity to come by. I find this especially in the mornings, … Continue reading