Vegetarian Rissoles with TVP

Vegetarian Rissoles with TVP

Despite many recipes on this blog featuring meat, the hubby and I usually eat very meat-free; to the point of him now being vegetarian! This is great for the environment, our budget, and health. I’ve also been dabbling in some vegan recipes recently (I’m particularly loving the Oh She Glows cookbook & blog, plus shout… Read more

Chinese-style Lemon Chicken

Chinese-style Lemon Chicken

Sometimes when the hubby goes out, I like to lock myself (figuratively!) in the kitchen with a bottle of wine, a good TV show, and putter away at making something awesome. It’s one of my favourite “me time” activities. The hubby has recently gone vegetarian, so recently when I had some “me time,” I decided to… Read more

For the love of Caesar(s)

For the love of Caesar(s)

My first memory of a Caesar is from a very young age. I was probably 8 or 9, and we were at the nicest restaurant in town. I was determined to get a ‘special drink’ that wasn’t a Shirley Temple. My friend’s mom ordered a Caesar, so I decided that sounded like an excellent idea! Of… Read more

Quick Croque-Monsieurs

Quick Croque-Monsieurs

Croque-monsieurs are a fantastic quick recipe to have up your sleeve. I used to eat them for lunch from the local bakery, but more recently, they were a treat when we hosted a family brunch. Plus, you can make a thwack of them at the same time… and you get to sound very dignified every time… Read more