Recipe Post: Baked Spinach Artichoke Dip

I can’t help it; whenever I’m at a restaurant that has this as a menu item, I invariably order it, even if it’s only me that’s going to be eating it. There’s just something about its warm, ooey-gooey cheesy goodness that calls to me every time. My thrifty Scottish heart isn’t too excited about the…

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 Post: Vegan Cashew “Cheese” Spread

I love cheese. I really do. With the exception of most blue cheeses that smell like stinky feet (eughhhh…) there are few that I don’t enjoy in some capacity. However, cheese does not love me. Or more specifically, my body has a love/hate relationship with this delicious substance, to the point where sometimes I need…

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…