Recipe Review: Delish’s Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Penne

I’ve been meaning to try this recipe for some time; l even went out and bought a jar of roasted red peppers some months ago (long before I made my own roasted red peppers: see THIS post for the steps). Then life happened and I completely forgot that I had this recipe sitting in my…

Recipe Post: Zucchini-Potato Casserole

This French recipe is known as a tian, which is simply a baked dish of layered vegetables. This is a showstopper of a dish that looks far more complicated to make than it actually is. The flavour is delicate and herbal, but can be changed up to any herbs you prefer or have on hand….

Recipe Review: Banana Bread from Frugal Fit Mom

I am a big fan of lifestyle vlogger Christine from the YouTube channel Frugal Fit Mom; I enjoy her charisma and quirky behaviour while creating various recipes and doing things for and with her family. Christine has made this Banana Bread many times over the years on her channel, and I finally decided to try…

Recipe Post: Potato, Leek and Shallot Gratin

This creamy, indulgent potato, leek and shallot gratin is inspired by an old Epicurious recipe from 2009, which in itself I believe was inspired by a much older recipe; I didn’t have enough leeks for the original recipe, so I subbed in some shallots I had kicking around. I also reduced the yield, as my…

Recipe Post: Beef Casserole in about an hour

I’m very happy that things are opening up in my region, as I can visit with fam and friends again, after more than a year apart, My excitement for these events usually leads to inspiration in the kitchen; for one, I’ve become used to making my own more than buying pre-made over these last several…

Recipe Post: Dairy Free Lemon Meringue Cake

I made this cake for a good friend who cannot have dairy in any form. As it was her birthday, I felt it was important to make her a special celebration cake she would really enjoy, without having to worry about being inadvertently exposed to her allergen. The texture of this cake is tender and…