Mac n cheese, hamburger & pizza soup


Sometimes recipes are inspired by the craziest conversations. The other night while having a silly conversation with the 16 year old, I said something along the lines of “you give me an idea and I will find the ingredients in the pantry. I just need help with ideas sometimes.” His response was “ok, so how […]

The loaf is still rustic but with a different finish

Made a couple of loaves of rustic bread earlier this week. Same recipe as last time except I brushed them with egg wash rather than dusting with flour. Not only did these ones look lovely but they tasted even better than last time! If you haven’t tried this yet, you MUST make your own bread […]

P.K.N.T. Cab could be from down under

Big. Ooey gooey. Jammie. Chewy. These are not terms one usually would apply to a cabernet sauvignon, nor are they what one might expect from a Chilean red. These are terms that are a perfect fit for P.K.N.T.’S cab. Walking through the local LCBO, I noticed the cool chili pepper logo and then noticed the […]

Super simple Rustic Bread

There is nothing like the taste and texture of fresh baked bread, yet few people actually make their own bread. Why? Well, if they are anything like me, they are terrified of the process. Baking bread has become one of those tasks that all of our grandparents did that seem entirely too much work in […]

Silpat alternative

Anyone who is serious about baking these days has heard of Silpat baking mats. For those who haven’t, they are silicone/fiberglass mats made for baking. They are non stick and easy to clean up and eliminate the use of lard or butter on baking trays. They are also stupidly expensive. Not long ago, President’s Choice […]