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Sourdough Chive Biscuits

Sourdough Chive Biscuits

Using your sourdough discard in your baking is very satisfying. These Sourdough Chive Biscuits are one of our favourite uses for our discarded starter. They’re buttery and flaky, with the richness and body of the sourdough. Since it’s the beginning of our herb glut in…

Beet, Bacon, & Blue Cheese Panini

Beet, Bacon, & Blue Cheese Panini

The combination of beets, bacon, and blue cheese is one that I crave on a regular basis. It’s also quite decadent, so makes for a better treat than a regular meal. But this panini is a great way to work this delicious treat into your…

Pork Tenderloin with Stewed Apples & Rhubarb

Pork Tenderloin with Stewed Apples & Rhubarb

At this time of year in our garden, the rhubarb is bursting out of the garden beds. Begging to be turned into all kinds of yumminess. All of the sweet rhubarb treats are of course fantastic, but sometimes I crave a savoury rhubarb dish. Paired…

Maple Almond Granola

Maple Almond Granola

Granola is one of our favourite additions to our weekly meal prep. It’s high in fiber, so it’s filling, making it a great breakfast or snack. And it can be made in large quantities and last for a good few weeks. It is also simple…

Roasted Veggie & Chicken Pita

Roasted Veggie & Chicken Pita

With all the new bread making that has taken the world by storm, it’s hard to not get swept up in it. This means experimenting with new styles of bread (like pita bread). Then realizing that you now need to eat that (pita) bread. And…

Chipotle Chicken Pizza

Chipotle Chicken Pizza

We had a few nice days over the last week or two, which meant desperately wanting to cook outside. And that means pizza time! Through the winter it gets too cold here for me to use my little Ooni pizza oven. So these warmer days…

Balsamic Roasted Roots

Balsamic Roasted Roots

At the end of the winter, and at nearly 2 months in quarantine, I know everyone is hankering for spring. But if you’re like me, you probably still have some storage veggies kicking around. Root vegetables are great for keeping for long periods of time.…

French Style Peas

French Style Peas

The first time I made peas in this French style, it was love at first bite. I sometimes forget that other people don’t always make their peas this way because it’s just so darn delicious. In my culinary classes, years ago, these French Style Peas…

Chocolate Chili

Chocolate Chili

Sweet and spicy is a pretty fantastic combo, I’m sure you’ll agree. And a really great way to present that combo is Chocolate Chili. Usually, recipes for chocolate chili are big into the chili part and just add a hint of chocolate. That’s fine for…

Bean & Mushroom Burger

Bean & Mushroom Burger

Bean burgers have quickly become a favourite in our house over the last year or so. And it’s pretty easy to see why, this recipe is a perfect example of how flavourful and satisfying they can be! Canned beans also happen to be something that…