Recipes


Apple Cake

Apple Cake

What is the best way to brighten up an afternoon? Good old fashion Afternoon Tea! This was a huge such a huge hit with my office, they..

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Creamy Oatmeal

Creamy Oatmeal

It’s September again (where did the summer go?!), so it’s back to the grind again. Getting back into the swing of things means I have..

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Mini Herbed Pommes Anna

Mini Herbed Pommes Anna

My favourite recipes are those that look impressive, yet are easy to make and deceptively delicious! Like the mini apples pies I posted..

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Mini Apple Pies

Mini Apple Pies

Ever wondered what you could make with a muffin tin other than muffins? Well here is one of the million other things you can do! They are..

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Pulled Pork

Pulled Pork

Happy Stampeding to everyone in Calgary! In celebration of 10 wild days in the new west I’ve decided to go for a traditional cowboy..

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Kale Caesar Salad

Kale Caesar Salad

Stampede is over and after all of those mini-donuts, beers, beef on a bun, pulled pork, turkey legs, fried pickles and anything you can..

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Steak & Arugula Salad

Steak & Arugula Salad

When it is so hot out, there are really only two options for dinner: break out the grill, or opt for a cool salad. Who says you can’t do..

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How to keep and trim Asparagus

How to keep and trim Asparagus

It’s asparagus season! Asparagus is a great, fresh spring/summer veggie (especially for grilling), except for when it goes soft, limp, or..

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Mint & Chickpea Salad

Mint & Chickpea Salad

Light with flavours of citrus and mint, this salad is my favourite for picnics and patios. Great on a hot day, it is easy and it’s bright..

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Blind Wine Tasting

Blind Wine Tasting

My friend had a blind wine tasting for her birthday a few weeks ago – a few ladies, a few bottles of wine (we each brought a bottle..

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Poached Egg Vol-au-vents

Poached Egg Vol-au-vents

In honour of Father’s day, I’m sharing this delicious recipe from my father (he made these for me last weekend). This is a delicious,..

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Yogurt Salad Dressing

Yogurt Salad Dressing

As we head into the summer months, we look for lighter dishes – like salads. Here is a simple dressing (another Mom favourite) that goes..

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Storing Herbs

Storing Herbs

Welcome to my fridge. This is a constant problem for many people – you buy those expensive herbs only to have them die within a few days...

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Gail’s Flank Steak

Gail’s Flank Steak

This was a staple in our house growing up, and consequently has a soft spot in my heart. So easy and quick, it’s a great weeknight meal..

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Mary-Ann Cake

Mary-Ann Cake

This cake is beautiful and delicious. The light white cake goes well with the berries and sweet marscapone-whipped cream topping. This is..

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Tomato & Chevre Crostinis

Tomato & Chevre Crostinis

One of the many recipes my father has in his repertoire, and it always a favourite. The best dishes for dinner parties are the ones that..

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