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: Mum’s “4x4x4” French Onion Soup

I miss my mother every day; I especially miss her when I make this soup, since we both bonded over accidentally developing it together many moons ago. My wee mum was never the best cook, and a self-admitted terrible baker; she was too busy and distracted by kicking a$$ in the corporate world most of…

Recipe Post: Roasted Cauliflower-Carrot Soup

I’m so glad it’s finally spring; I’ve definitely had enough of winter this year, as I’m sure many of you may agree. However, while I believe that winter is the best time for soup, it’s also an economical choice for lunches year-round, both financially and time-wise. Making up a batch of soup on the weekend…

Recipe Post: Roasted Vegetable Soup

It’s looking promising for spring around these parts recently (jinx! I need to knock on some wood, STAT), but the weather is still occasionally nippy enough in my region of Canada that a lunch time bowl of soup is still very inviting and comforting. This is one of my very favourite soups, in that it’s…

Back to Basics: Pantry Staples – Lentils

Now we’ve been dealing with the Virus That Shall Not Be Named for several months now, I feel like I may be somewhat late to the table with this advice. However, I feel that in this new year there may be a few people still out there who have decided the drive-through and Uber Eats…