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Quinoa Salad

Quinoa Salad

with Salmon & Greens Jump to Recipe Winter is dark and it’s so easy to only eat warm, hearty, heavy food. Every now and then throughout the winter though, I need a break. My body and I have a wee sit down and say “look, […]

Our Raised Bed Soil Mix

Our Raised Bed Soil Mix

One of the many benefits to using raised beds is that you get to pick your soil mix yourself. This saves a lot of time that would normally go towards amending bad soil. The mix we use for our raised beds is pretty straight forward […]

Roasted Bell Peppers

Roasted Bell Peppers

Bell peppers are so wonderful fresh. But just like so many things, they are possibly even tastier when they’ve been roasted. All of the juices and sugars caramelize and make for a perfect addition to pretty much any dish you would otherwise put peppers into. […]

Roasted Vegetable Quiche

Roasted Vegetable Quiche

Quiche. Buttery flaky crust, full to bursting with sweet caramelized roasted vegetables. Perfect for Sunday brunch, get togethers, or weekly meal prep. Jump to Recipe Quiche get pretty underrated by most people. I think this comes from people remembering sad and bland quiches from motel […]

Pie Dough – Sweet and Savoury

Pie Dough – Sweet and Savoury

A Sweet or Savoury Pie Dough, is something that everyone should have a good recipe for. This one is simple and easy to adapt to any recipe.

Butter Tarts

Butter Tarts

I think as a Canadian who cooks, it’s obligatory to know at least some sort of butter tart recipe. Like when you decide you’re going to cook or bake for a living, as a Canadian, someone just assigns you a butter tart recipe. If the […]

Bolognese Sauce

Bolognese Sauce

Meat sauce for spaghetti would be the more commonly found North American term. That’s what I would have called a meaty sauce on top of pasta until I spent some time in Scotland. Inspiration My mom used to make spaghetti with meat sauce lots and […]

Pork & Ramen Miso Soup

Pork & Ramen Miso Soup

All this winter weather means a warming, spicy ramen soup is in order.

Butchering a Chicken

Butchering a Chicken

It’s easier than it sounds. First of all, this post is about butchering a chicken not slaughtering a chicken. There’s a difference. Though I will likely write a post in the future about dispatching, plucking and gutting a bird, this is not it. Butchering is […]

Seed Starting Basics

Seed Starting Basics

Starting your own plants from seed is one of the best ways to save money when gardening. It is also, in my opinion, far more fun than buying pre grown plants. There is something extremely satisfying about nurturing a tiny plant into a big strong […]