Shortbread cookies, our way!

***DISCLAIMER: The recipe below has been slightly modified. For the original version, please visit Canadian Living*** Who doesn’t love a good cookie? I know I sure do. Like any food, cookies should be savoured. These shortbread cookies were a fun bonding activity for me and my little guy. With my guidance, he did all the work,…

Loaded Potato Salad

Potatoes. You either love them or you don’t. I, personally have a “love-hate” relationship with them. One minute, I can’t get enough of them and every dinner time meal I make will include them, and then the next thing you know, I enforce a strike against them. Potatoes are really a good, hearty staple that…

Zesty Lemon Cake

If one could taste sunshine, it would taste like the lemon cake I made today. Lemons are one of those summertime foods that I tend to enjoy most in a drink; today being the exception. They are the life of the party food and can bring a tangy sort of fun to a meal, dessert,…

Dinner is served!

I wasn’t going to post this, but a faithful follower (JFS), of a Facebook cooking group that I recently joined, kindly requested that I do, because she’d like to know how I made this dish. Truthfully, there wasn’t anything to it. Everything in this recipe was already on hand in my pantry cupboard, which made…

Chocolate Cheesecake

Nailed it! So the backstory on this chocolatey concoction surrounds my son; a little boy with an incredibly vivid imagination, and who’s been my helper in the kitchen since before he could walk. He recently came home with a chef’s hat that he made at daycare, and just about every day since then, he’s been “baking”…

Soups On

I love soup! I had always wanted to learn how to make this liquid potion but was easily put off by all the different methods of preparation. And as much as I enjoy this hot, flavourful drink, it wasn’t something that I knew how to prepare. Well, with some guidance from my dad, who also…

Brownies, anyone?

Calling all chocoholics, if you’re looking for an amazing recipe for brownies, click the link below. Simply put, brownies are absolutely marvelous. Finding a good recipe for anything is difficult, but it’s even more so when you’re looking for something as delightful as a brownie. I had been sick at home one day, and was…