Margherita Pizza

22 hours ago we started a pizza. This pizza uses the techniques from this post, but with a new cooking method! We tried something different from Serious Eats. We found we could never get the char we wanted on top. … Continue reading

Potato, Caramelized Onion, and Rosemary Pizza

Or what Andrew has named “The Pizza with All the Good Things”. This is a carb-loaded, indulgent, and definitely crave-worthy pizza. Move over, pepperoni. Here we have sweet caramelized onions, earthy rosemary, and crisp, yet soft potatoes. Oh, and did … Continue reading

Buffalo Chicken Quesadilla

This is delicious. It certainly is not fancy. It certainly is a lil’ bit indulgent. It’s quick. It requires little skill.  This meal combines familiar flavours with melted cheese. As a result, this recipe is perfect comfort. Spicy, spicy comfort. I … Continue reading

Cinnamon Sugar Banana Bread

  Banana bread is such a personal thing, isn’t it? I suspect everyone has their own opinion about what makes a perfect banana bread; we even have a divide in our little household of two (my husband insists it should … Continue reading

Fresh Strawberry Salad Dressing

I don’t usually think outside the box with salad dressings. When I’m making my own, I usually just some shake together some oil, acid, and sweetness in a jar. Maybe garlic.  I saw this recipe, and I was instantly intrigued. … Continue reading

Pizza: The Foundations

A pizza is only as good as the crust and sauce that support it. Sure, you could probably put loads of cheese and delicious toppings on anything and end up with something enjoyable…but you’ll always know something wasn’t quite right. … Continue reading

Avocado & Spinach Pasta with Roasted Tomatoes

I was pretty closed-minded to the idea of using avocado in a pasta sauce. One day, on a whim, I added it to the weekly menu. This dish is memorable and has opened my mind to other, non-dip/sandwich related uses … Continue reading

Homemade Whole Wheat Pasta

I apologize for the hiatus. I think I am mostly apologizing to myself for forgetting the joy this hobby brings. I apologize for the excuses of being too tired, too uninspired, or too burdened from an emotional day at work. … Continue reading

Maple Bacon Scones

At 7:00 tomorrow morning there will be millions of Canadians glued to CBC with the hopes that our men’s hockey team will have a repeat golden performance in Sochi. Many of these millions will be kicking back a few morning … Continue reading

Sausage Tortellini Soup

Winter is getting old. I know, I know. So too is weather commentary. Sometimes, however, a daytime snowstorm extends your commute to beyond expectations. And sometimes, you’d like to come home to a dinner that can be prepared easily, quickly, … Continue reading