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Baked Penne with Italian Sausage and Spinach

Baked Penne with Italian Sausage and Spinach

Whenever I have a free Sunday at home I try to get at least a little bit of food prep done to make weeknights a little less hectic and stressful. I usually make things that can be cooked ahead of time and used for leftovers […]

Roasted Squash with Goat Cheese, Cranberries and Candied Pumpkin Seeds

Roasted Squash with Goat Cheese, Cranberries and Candied Pumpkin Seeds

Have you started planning your Thanksgiving menu yet? If you haven’t, you’ll definitely want to include this roasted squash as one of your side dishes. Even if you typically stick to your traditional family dishes, don’t be afraid to mix it up and give this […]

Easy Tiramisu

Easy Tiramisu

This recipe is so easy to whip up and can made ahead of time. In fact it needs at least 3 hours to get the texture right and can be made as long as 36 hours ahead of time. It is a great summer no […]

Magnolia Bakery Banana Pudding

Magnolia Bakery Banana Pudding

A couple of years ago my mom, sister, friend Brittany and I went to New York for a week. Before I left a friend and fellow foodie told me I HAD to have the banana pudding from Magnolia Bakery. So one day after a long […]

Whipped Feta- need I say more? 

Whipped Feta- need I say more? 

So for a birthday treat we met a few friends at this amazing restaurant called Ten Foot Henry in Calgary and had this unbelievable starter with warm whipped Feta on grilled sourdough with roast tomatoes and dill! It was soooooo amazing and a must try […]

Quick and Easy Whipped Goat Cheese Appetizer

Quick and Easy Whipped Goat Cheese Appetizer

This makes a great base for a simple starter that can be paired with different toppings to provide some variety. It looks and sounds so much more difficult than it is!  1 small package goat cheese 1/4 cup whipping cream With your electric mixer, whip […]

Pimm’s Cups

Pimm’s Cups

So our obsession with Pimm’s cups all started while on vacation last summer. We were visiting my Aunt Nora, who is a fantastic host, made us these Pimm’s Cups. Needless to say it was a huge hit and made us travel to several liquor stores […]

How to Make a Great Charcuterie Board

How to Make a Great Charcuterie Board

I love Charcuterie. It’s probably my favourite food. But I’ve also had too many crappy-cheese-only ones to count. What really makes Charcuterie for me is all the extras that add a new dimension to amazing cheeses- oh and wine! Lots of wine! Here are some tips […]