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Three-step Seafood Ceviche

Three-step Seafood Ceviche

In our house, I often refer to my guy as ‘Chef’. Although I am using it as a term of endearment, he dislikes this title intensely.  Mostly because he feels it hasn’t been earned. As a culinary school grad, he has massive respect for his […]

An Apple a Day

An Apple a Day

I adore apples. They smell like love, not smarmy, hot-hot-hot love, but enveloping, wonderful hugs love. When I first left home and went to University in Victoria, I had a Great Aunt & Uncle living nearby. Aunt Sonya & Uncle Joe were Great AND they […]

The Secret to Chowder Success!

The Secret to Chowder Success!

 Psst…C’mere. I have a secret for you! After spending all afternoon judging a seafood chowder competition and quizzing all of the chef’s at length, I now KNOW the real deal behind a successful seafood chowder. It isn’t what you’d think. Nope, not a secret ingredient. […]

Truly Tantalizing Tortilla Soup

Truly Tantalizing Tortilla Soup

Admittedly when I asked Jorden Marshall for a recipe after his Hot Chocolates interview, I assumed it would be a sweet not savoury one. This mexican soup is a treat that he makes and serves this to his staff, I’m so glad he shared…so will […]

Downtown, Delicious and Determined

Downtown, Delicious and Determined

There’s nothing quite like a wee sleep-in on the weekend, then pulling on something comfy and heading out the door to indulge in a mouthwatering  brunch at your favourite local spot. Gabriel Martin has a lofty goal… for Gabriel’s Cafe to be the ‘go to’ breakfast spot […]

Gettin’ Freekeh Fish Pie!

Gettin’ Freekeh Fish Pie!

I confess to being on a food mission over this past year. After relocating our entire life to a new community. I’m no longer working…officially. This kitchen is more spacious and well-equipped. We now live minutes away from many fantastic food sources. I’m inspired by the […]

Crazy Coconut Chicken Wraps with Mango Chutney

Crazy Coconut Chicken Wraps with Mango Chutney

“Well THAT is a skill!” I exclaim, as once again, my lovely nine year old daughter has separated all of her dinner into little piles of ‘will-eat’ and ‘won’t-eat’. As someone who has never really been that selective of an eater, this habit of hers […]

Give Peas a Chance

Give Peas a Chance

Usually Pea Soup is a fall and winter staple around here. However, the other day I was crusin’ through Costco and had a sudden hankerin’ for some ham…does that happen to anyone else? We don’t have a whole lotta ham around our dinner table, so […]