Recipe Roundup: What to do with your Christmas leftovers

This year’s Christmas celebrations will likely be very different than in previous years; depending on where you are residing, you may be able to meet up with family and friends, or only be able to celebrate with those in your current household. One thing that likely won’t change, however, is there we will all have…

Recipe Post: Roasted Red Pepper Dip

It’s the holiday season, and while this year we won’t/shouldn’t be gathering in large groups to celebrate the end of the year, there’s no reason we can’t have nice things for our families! Dips are the perfect little luxury in such a situation; rich and flavourful, incredibly versatile, and a little goes a long way….

Recipe Roundup: 8 Uses for Post-Thanksgiving Leftover Cranberry Sauce

Ever wondered what to do with that container of ruby jelly after the main Thanksgiving festivities are over and you’re looking at all of the leftovers in your fridge with some trepidation? Well say no more! Below are eight hand-picked recipes from various web sources that I have arbitrarily deemed to be the best use…

Recipe Post: Leftover Thanksgiving Dinner Meat Muffins

An old friend of mine used to talk about her single father’s, er, creativity in the kitchen, and how once he came up with an “ingenious”, time-saving recipe of meatloaf made in muffin tins. Which of course, he called “Meat Muffins” and in fact penned a charming little song about them too. While I won’t…

Recipe Post: No-Knead Pumpkin Cranberry Pecan Bread

I’ve always found the concept of a no-knead bread to be somewhat misleading. Kneading is part of the traditional process of dough fermentation, and its goal is to combine the dough ingredients and allow the water to hydrate the flour. In addition, kneading accelerates fermentation by “slapping around” the flour’s protein in order to speed…

Recipe Post: Dairy Free Pie Crust

I’ve posted previously on a delicious pie crust recipe for my Apple Butter Pumpkin Pie, but times change and many people I know are looking for dairy free options these days. So I’ve developed this recipe based on one of my classic pie crusts, but tweaked to not only be dairy-free but also spiced to…