Recipe Post: Quick and Easy 3-Cheese Asparagus Tart

I love asparagus. I don’t eat it often as it’s so expensive in my region with the exception of the local harvest in late spring, which happens to be right now. So, to celebrate my most recent acquisition of these lovely spears of deliciousness, I made a simple puff pastry tart which I’m sharing with…

Back to Basics: Pantry Staples – Tinned Fruit

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 out there who have decided the drive-through and Uber Eats Lyfe is no longer…

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: Butter Tarts

Butter tarts are an iconic Canadian dessert, as Canadian as Nanaimo bars. They are also incredibly sweet, and oftentimes a single butter tart will be plenty enough as a treat. More than one, and you often start to get that queasy feeling in your stomach that maybe you’ve overindulged. There are tons of recipes for…

Recipe Review: Cinnamon Roll Apple Pies from YouTube’s Twisted

This is a humbling post, but I submit to you that even supposed “semi-pro” bakers can have off days, read recipes incorrectly, and hare off madly in all directions which leads to…interesting results. Sometimes these results are exciting, new ideas and “tweaks” on tried and true recipes, and sometimes, well, they’re just wrong. Recently, a…

Recipe Post: Vegetable Cottage Pie

This recipe is close to a beef cottage pie (usually called a shepherd’s pie by my family, even though there’s no lamb in it), but this is obviously meatless. I think it tastes just as good due to the well-seasoned veggies and the yummy cheese sauce; I highly recommend it! This casserole is also quite…