“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

Cate’s Butter Tarts

Butter TartNow that it’s December I have Christmas on the brain. I’m excited to be in Calgary this year. I’m excited to bake with my mom, aunt, and sister. And I’m excited to indulge! This leads me to Cate’s butter tarts Continue reading

Carrot Lemongrass Coconut Soup

Carrot Lemongrass Coconut soup

It is soup weather! If you have an abundance of carrots (and a well stocked pantry) make this soup. Even if you don’t have ALL of these ingredients, make this soup. Continue reading

Blueberry Muffins with Crunchy Lemony Topping

Blueberry muffinThese blueberry muffins ARE the best blueberry muffins you’ll make, taste, eat, devour and ultimately go for seconds. Continue reading

Jazzberry Ram aka Raspberry Jam

Raspberry Jam on sconeWe don’t have many raspberries bushes in our yard but I usually get enough berries to make a couple batches of jam from the berries that are not gobbled up while picking. Continue reading

Grilled Rosemary Garlic Potatoes

grilled rosemary garlic potatoesThese grilled potatoes look and taste like summer. You’ve probably realized that I’m in love with any potato-rosemary combination. Throw some garlic into the mix and hello! Continue reading

Portuguese Orange Olive Oil Cake

20130902-160049.jpg I have a crush on this Portuguese Olive Oil cake and want to tell everybody about it. It was introduced to me by my sister-in-law Melissa and I liked it immediately. It’s not overly sweet and the orange and fruity olive oil flavours complement each other really well. Continue reading


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