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…

Back to Basics: Herbs, Spices, and Seasonings

Anyone who has ever cooked or baked a recipe (let’s hope that’s everyone who is reading this blog) has used an herb, spice or seasoning in its construction. These additions add aroma, colour, flavour, and sometimes even texture to a meal, and can elevate the ho-hum to something divine. In this Back to Basics post,…

Back to Basics: Measuring versus Weighing your ingredients

Show of hands, please: have you ever tried to take a recipe that goes by weight and tried to convert it into cups, or vice versa? Did that recipe work out for you or did it leave something to be desired? If it was a success, then HOORAY for you! Gold star on the fridge by…