Back to Basics: Pantry Staples – Pasta

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 still out there who have decided the drive-through and Uber Eats Lyfe is no…

Recipe Post: Puff Pastry Garlic Cheddar Spirals

As I mentioned in a post last week, I do not make my own puff pastry. There’s really no need these days unless you’re doing it as some sort of flex, or you’re staging for a job in a bakery (and that would be super-mean of the potential employer to do to you). There’s some…

Recipe Post: Sneaky Veggie Baked Mac and Cheese

This baked pasta and cheese has no less than five vegetables in it (cauliflower, broccoli, carrot, spinach and onion), and if prepared in this way you will likely get away with explaining to your picky eaters that any “green” bits are merely parsley, mwaa haa haa… Another great way to encourage adoption of a new…

Recipe Post: Tex-Mex Cheesy Mac Casserole

Everyone has guilty pleasures, whether they be a favourite song, movie, book, or piece of clothing. This is never more true for me than when it comes to food; even though my palate has evolved and I’d like to say matured since I was young, there are certain foods, the scent or taste of which…

Recipe Post: Puff Pastry Cheese Straws

These are fancy enough for parties of any type (and they’re so quick to make you can still make them for NYE if you choose), but they’re also easy to make so they can be for every day. My apologies to anyone watching their waistlines after indulging a little too much this festive season 😉…

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…