Honey Mustard Almonds

When Sig starting making these tasty nuts a couple of years ago, he called them beer nuts. Continue reading

Spicy Cauliflower Buffalo Bites


Back in the day there was a time when I would scarf down chicken wings. I know! That ended over 20 years ago but the tempting smell of the hot sauce still lingers. Enter these cauliflower buffalo bites. Continue reading

Spiced Lentil Soup

Today is a make soup kind of day. Lentil soup to be exact. I wanted to make something hearty and healthy to tote along for lunches this week.

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Buttermilk Biscuits

20140202-170727.jpgThis buttermilk biscuit recipe is my sis Steph McVox’s. She’s the master baker and now she’s the master jammer. Every summer when we have our tea parties it’s a given that she makes the scones and the preserves Continue reading

Cocoa Crinkle Cookies

Chocolate Crickle cookiesIt’s a little late to be posting recipes from Christmas, but these cookies are so delicious I felt the need to share. I was home in Calgary during the holidays baking with my sis Steph McVox. As usual we were super synchronized and both of us had the urge to make Chocolate Crinkle Cookies. Continue reading

Feta and Olives with Herbs

marinated feta and olivesThe one thing I love about this time of the year are the cheese plates that crop up on every party table. I could exist just on cheese, crackers, bread, olives, nuts, chutneys and pickles during the Christmas season. This simple appetizer of cubed feta and olives is the perfect dish to take to a party and nestle beside the cheese plate. Continue reading

“Stand a spoon in it” Chili

It’s full-on winter here in Calgary with recent blizzard warnings, unattractive but warm boots and getting stuck in front of your house in the snow. We have been trying to stay indoors and making all kinds of hearty food, like this chili, to keep us warm. Continue reading


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