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10 Gift Ideas for the Foodie in Your Life

10 Gift Ideas for the Foodie in Your Life

This year has brought about a lot of new things in our lives. And though a lot of those things are stressful or scary, there is always a light in the darkness. This year has seen a huge number of people take up new hobbies,…

Yoghurt Cheese

Yoghurt Cheese

Yoghurt Cheese is a really fun, and easy alternative to cream cheese. It doesn’t take any special skills or techniques. And leaves you with a tart, smooth, and versatile spread. It was one of the first “cheeses” I ever made, and it’s been something I…

Baked Coconut Chicken Strips

Baked Coconut Chicken Strips

Homemade chicken strips always used to feel like a big undertaking to me. Then I actually started making them, and realized they can be super easy! These Coconut Chicken Strips are gluten free, low in fat, and baked rather than fried. Perfect for a healthy…

Sweet Potato Fries

Sweet Potato Fries

Sweet potato fries always remind me of eating out in the summer on a patio. But since that wasn’t a great (or possible) option in a lot of places this year, homemade was the best way to go. We also had great success this year…

Peppermint S’mores Jars

Peppermint S’mores Jars

S’mores are the classic summertime campfire treat, but don’t you sometimes want them when it’s cold? I know I do! Something about the gooey, warming, comfort of s’mores actually makes them a pretty great autumn treat. The trouble in Canada is that autumn campfires aren’t…

Homemade Fig Newton Cookies

Homemade Fig Newton Cookies

Fig Newton cookies are, in my humble opinion, a very underrated cookie. We didn’t buy them often when I was young, since other cookies were more popular in our house. But when we did get them, it was a happy day! I have always loved…

Sourdough Sandwich Bread

Sourdough Sandwich Bread

Having a good sandwich bread in your repertoire of recipes is always a good call. Although classic rustic sourdoughs, and other crusty breads are amazing, they aren’t always what you want. For sandwiches, grilled cheese, and simple French toast, a dense and chewy sourdough sandwich…

Meatballs in Red Pepper Sauce

Meatballs in Red Pepper Sauce

Meatballs are a favourite around here, but we don’t actually make them that often. So when we do, it’s important that they’re yummy. After all, as a favourite, we have high expectations! On busy weeknights, when both of us have come home from long shifts,…

Simple Pickled Onions

Simple Pickled Onions

Pickling onions was one of the first things I ever tried in the preserving world. And the result obviously led me to a super fun world of canning! This very simple recipe will leave you with a few jars of yummy pickled onions, that are…

Chocolate Biscotti

Chocolate Biscotti

In cold weather, you deserve a hot drink and a tasty treat. As a creator of tasty treats, I am an authority on who deserves treats, and it’s definitely you. Also, why not feel a wee bit fancy with your treat? Biscotti is a wee…