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Mushroom & Kale Gallette

Mushroom & Kale Gallette

We’re nearly into December and the urge to curl up with a hot drink and some comfort food has hit me hard this year. Anyone else? Oh good, I’m glad I’m not alone! If you’re reading the title and wondering what the heck a Gallette […]

Classic Pumpkin Pie

Classic Pumpkin Pie

Who doesn’t love pumpkin pie? It’s one of those wonderful foods that we wait all year for, and really marks the coming of Autumn. I know pumpkin pie spiced things get a bad rep these days, but regardless of your feelings on the spice mixture, […]

Harvesting & Storing Leeks

Harvesting & Storing Leeks

Leeks are one of my favourite vegetables, and growing my own is such a pleasure. They’re one of those veggies that you can plant and basically just leave to their growth. In this quick post I want to go through how to harvest and store […]

Growing Garlic

Growing Garlic

Growing garlic is possibly one of the coolest things to do in your vegetable garden. Especially if you’re a garlic lover like so many people are! All it takes is time and patience, and you can grow an abundance of garlic in your own backyard. […]

Sweet Potato & Black Bean Samosa

Sweet Potato & Black Bean Samosa

I love hand held food, especially when it’s filling enough to fuel my body as well as these samosas. These little pastries are pack full of buttery leeks, spiced sweet potatoes and hearty black beans. Making them a great snack or addition to a meal. […]

Herb & Goat Cheese Ball

Herb & Goat Cheese Ball

Goat cheese is such a great type of cheese. It is delicious all on it’s own, and it can be dressed up for even the fanciest of meals. It is always a go to on my list of recipes for when I am short on […]

3 Cheese Ravioli

3 Cheese Ravioli

Ravioli and stuffed pastas have been one of my favourite foods since I was a kid. There’s just something so fun about tiny little pasta parcels full of cheeses and meats. Learning to make my own therefore was a very exciting time. Homemade ravioli doesn’t […]

Ricotta Pancakes

Ricotta Pancakes

Something about the weather getting colder has me craving pancakes. These ricotta pancakes are so light and fluffy, and not overly sweet; exactly what the doctor ordered. We also happened to have some bananas in the fridge, and honestly when you have an opportunity for […]

Fresh Pasta

Fresh Pasta

Making pasta dough from scratch is really fun. It’s a great way to spend a quiet afternoon, and the dough is also very simple. If you’ve never tried making it before it is well worth giving it a shot. Nothing makes your homemade Italian dishes […]

Fresh Ricotta

Fresh Ricotta

It’s time for another adventure in cheese making! Ricotta cheese is another perfect example of a beginners cheese. This recipe is smooth, thick and creamy, and just so delicious. Enjoy it on crackers, whipped up with herbs, in pasta dishes, on toast with tomatoes or […]


Homesteading Fun

Harvesting & Storing Leeks

Harvesting & Storing Leeks

Leeks are one of my favourite vegetables, and growing my own is such a pleasure. They’re one of those veggies that you can plant and basically just leave to their growth. In this quick post I want to go through how to harvest and store […]

Growing Garlic

Growing Garlic

Growing garlic is possibly one of the coolest things to do in your vegetable garden. Especially if you’re a garlic lover like so many people are! All it takes is time and patience, and you can grow an abundance of garlic in your own backyard. […]

3 Cheese Ravioli

3 Cheese Ravioli

Ravioli and stuffed pastas have been one of my favourite foods since I was a kid. There’s just something so fun about tiny little pasta parcels full of cheeses and meats. Learning to make my own therefore was a very exciting time. Homemade ravioli doesn’t […]

Fresh Pasta

Fresh Pasta

Making pasta dough from scratch is really fun. It’s a great way to spend a quiet afternoon, and the dough is also very simple. If you’ve never tried making it before it is well worth giving it a shot. Nothing makes your homemade Italian dishes […]

How to Season and Care for a Cast Iron Skillet

How to Season and Care for a Cast Iron Skillet

A well seasoned and cared for cast iron skillet will last you forever. Sometimes skillets are past down through generations like family heirlooms. And other times you just get lucky at a yard sale or thrift store. However you come about your cast iron skillet, […]