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 Post: Brown Rice-Lentil Patties

Ok, ok, don’t walk away! These actually taste *good*, even if you’re an unrepentant carnivore. I’m hardly one to proselytize the health benefits of a completely meat-free lifestyle, considering I still consume dairy and eggs from time to time, and I still require a daily B12 supplement. However, sometimes, eating something that wasn’t mooing, clucking…

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 Review: Gluten Free Chocolate Glitter Cookies by Canadian Living

These delicious little chocolatey glitter bombs of deliciousness (did I mention these are delicious?!?) come from my Complete Canadian Living Baking Book. This book has been out for some time but should still be easy to acquire; I highly recommend it! Of my literal *hundreds* of cookbooks, this is one of my top five that…

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:…

Tips and Tricks: New Home-Based Wedding Cake Designers

Excerpts reposted from my former baking and cake decorating blog, Chronic Masterbakers: Are you a new-to-the-game home-based baker who wants to make and sell wedding cakes? Are you looking for some simple to understand and follow (and free) recommendations, rules, tips and tricks to help make your first wedding cake commissions succeed with as few…