I’ve Been Nominated!!!

Since starting this little food, fun and insane rambling blog back in the autumn of 2013, I’ve been in awe of those bloggers who have such wonderful, interesting things to say and write so well. I’ve also been terribly envious of the blogger awards my favourite blogs have received, wondering how I might write well…

Recipe Review: Alton Brown Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Hi there! I am trying something new here, where I write about the occasional recipes I have made as-is (I’m a pathological recipe-changer, so this is rare), and give my review and what I would do to change it, if anything. To launch this inaugural effort, I have written about two of my favourite things:…

Recipe Post: Spinach Cheese Manicotti

This was one of our easiest (and most fun) recipes for our freezer meals to put together! These are so tasty, my advice is to make A LOT OF THEM and freeze them on a baking sheet separately without the sauce, then pop them into large freezer bags. That way you’ll be able to take…

Recipe Post: Banana Chocolate Chip Bread

Oh, what to do when one has a huuuuge container of bananas in the freezer that needs to be either used up or disposed of? Well, I guess I could have made frozen banana “ice cream”, but these suckers were *really* overripe, like gross and squishy, so in my mind they really didn’t lend themselves…

Food Circles and Freezer Meals, Part 1

Have you ever heard of a food circle? I must admit, I originally thought it was like the Canadian Government’s Food Guide, like the one I grew up with. Otherwise, I hadn’t heard the term before my sister’s sister-in-law suggested we do one in 2012, in the autumn before my sister was to have her…

All Stressed Out and No-One To Punch; or How We Survived The Big Move!

Well, it’s official; we are now happily (and with HUGE relief) ensconced in our new home, our very first house! I was honestly starting to doubt we would ever see this day come about, as for years we have watched home values around our once-dumpy (and fairly scary) neighbourhood climb steadily into the stratosphere due…