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Drying Chamomile for Tea

Drying Chamomile for Tea

Chamomile tea is the quintessential relaxation drink. After a long, stressful day, there’s really nothing quite like cuddling up under a blanket with a warm mug of chamomile tea. (And maybe a cat of dog to pet) This wonderful little flower is such a great […]

Rhubarb Jam with Farmgate Cider

Rhubarb Jam with Farmgate Cider

Early summer in Ontario is the time of the season when rhubarb is in abundance. And there are so many ways to enjoy it! We will eat rhubarb in as many ways as we can when it’s available but it can be sad to watch […]

Radishes: Growing, Storing & Eating them.

Radishes: Growing, Storing & Eating them.

The end of spring in my garden is radish time! Short season growing can be difficult and can feel like you’ve been dealt the wrong end of the stick. But short growing veggies like radishes sure do help. Radishes are the ultimate short season vegetable […]

Chocolate Stout Cake

Chocolate Stout Cake

There was a crooked man, Who walked a crooked mile. He found a crooked sixpence, Upon a crooked stile. He bought a crooked cat, Who caught a crooked mouse, And they all lived together in a crooked little house. That, is the Mother Goose rhyme […]

Cedar Plank Salmon

Cedar Plank Salmon

At our house, Summer food is all about fresh veggies and Barbeque! This cedar plank grilled salmon recipe is so easy that it is a must at our house through the season. Pairing the fatty salmon with soft Mediterranean herbs and a hint of spicy […]

Skillet Cookie

Skillet Cookie

You know those days when you’re at work and you think to yourself, “I NEED a giant chocolate chip cookie in my life.”? I know I’m not alone here. Sometimes the day is too long, too cold, too full of people NOT bringing you cookies. […]

Strawberry Wine

Strawberry Wine

Preserving the summer is one of the main reasons that most of us garden right? I know it is for me. With nearly 6 months of winter, holding onto those summer flavours is what gets me through. Strawberry wine is honestly super simple, but it’s […]

Sourdough Brownies

Sourdough Brownies

Jump to Recipe Sourdough brownies have made this week 100% better. As I’m typing this my arms are aching and I’m having trouble staying awake. We’ve been working all week on a house repair that started out not super important and then became very urgent […]

Breakfast Stacks

Breakfast Stacks

These stacks in one form or another are our go to weekend breakfast. Mike and I only have one full day home together per week. It isn’t enough and we are both hoping to change that soon. But in the meantime we try to make […]

Perfect Spring Pizza

Perfect Spring Pizza

Spring has finally arrived! Annoyingly in Ontario this means a long drawn out end to the winter. The snow takes ages to fully melt and the risks of frost carry on well into May. Sheesh spring! But that doesn’t mean we can’t still enjoy at […]