Recipe Roundup: Bell Peppers

With global food logistics and the expansion of greenhouses in shorter harvest growing regions making it so much easier to have fresh produce year-round, it’s not too difficult for most consumers to acquire, say, bananas or citrus fruit in February. But there’s something to be said for a fresh, locally-grown, juicy and flavourful garden harvest,…

Recipe Post: Air Fryer Chicken Breast

This recipe is so simple and quick, you’ll wonder why this is even a recipe. The only special equipment you need is an air fryer (duh), and even the spices you can use are incredibly versatile and substitutable to your own tastes. Air Fryer Chicken Breast YIELD: 4 servings | PREP: 10 mins | COOK:…

Back to Basics: Pantry Staples – Pasta

Now we’ve been dealing with the Virus That Shall Not Be Named for over a year now, I feel like I may be somewhat late to the table with this advice. However, I feel that there may be a few people still out there who have decided the drive-through and Uber Eats Lyfe is no…

Recipe Post: Coconutty Oatmeal Raisin Cookies (GF, DF)

It should be pretty apparent that I enjoy developing my own recipes; one of the ways I do this is by converting tried and true “standard” recipes to accommodate certain special diets, as I did with these cookies for a friend who is gluten intolerant. I heard from her recently that she was just finishing…

Spotlight on Spring Produce: Asparagus

Spring is here in the Northern hemisphere, and with it comes our eagerly-anticipated harvest of fresh spring asparagus. There’s nothing like crunching into a delectable, perfectly cooked spear of field-grown asparagus; the slimy, slightly grey-tinged jarred kind simply can’t hold a candle to it. Below are twelve carefully-curated recipes from some of the powerhouses of…

Recipe Post: Puff Pastry Garlic Cheddar Spirals

As I mentioned in a post last week, I do not make my own puff pastry. There’s really no need these days unless you’re doing it as some sort of flex, or you’re staging for a job in a bakery (and that would be super-mean of the potential employer to do to you). There’s some…