A Valentine’s Day Love Note to My Readers

For anyone who’s been reading my blog for any length of time (hi to both of you! 😉) you may have noticed that since the Christmas holidays have passed, I’ve reduced the number of baking and sweets recipe posts somewhat in favour of more cooking recipes, using up pantry staples, tips on how to stretch…

Back to Basics: Marinades, Brines, Sauces and Rubs

Marinades, brines, sauces and rubs are some of the easiest and usually least expensive methods for adding tons of flavour to your meals. But, you may be asking, what’s the difference between them? Are they interchangeable? Is there ever a time where I *shouldn’t* use one over the other? The answers to the above questions…

Recipe Post: Stuffed Bell Peppers

I have a long-ago memory of the first time I tried a stuffed bell pepper; a friend of my mother’s was Eastern European, and along with cabbage rolls and perogies, these bell peppers were one of her specialties. While I will never be able to fully replicate that flavour of that amazing, long-ago meal, it…