January 16, 2017

 Ain't life grand? It's been a while since I've sat down to write about something yummy I've created for my family simply because I've been preoccupied with life. This past year has been quite the adventure, full of uncharted waters and wonderful surprises. I had the h...

April 22, 2016

 This past Saturday, I was in the process of making some homemade white sandwich bread when I decided for dinner that night, I'd use some of the bread dough and make a couple of pizzas for my family. My only problem was, what kind of pizza? My youngest daughter prefers...

April 12, 2016

 April is National Grilled Cheese Month and, as luck would have it, today, April 12th, is actually designated National Grilled Cheese Day. It seems only fitting that on such an auspicious day, I pay homage to the Queen of all sandwiches, the humble, yet ooey gooey deli...

April 6, 2016

 

 Every week when I buy groceries, one item that always ends up in my cart is boneless skinless chicken breasts. While they're the perfect starting point and you can pretty much cook them a million ways, finding new and delicious ways to present the same ol', same ol',...

March 29, 2016

The late great James Beard, champion of American cuisine who taught and mentored literally generations of both professional chefs and food enthusiasts alike, once said, "Good bread is the most fundamentally satisfying of all foods; and good bread with fresh butter the...

March 2, 2016

 My oldest daughter recently got married and while I am so very happy for her and proud of her, we don't get to see her as much as we use to. Sure, she fires me off a few texts pretty much every day and I am grateful for that, but I like spending time with her and seei...

February 17, 2016

Yesterday, I was scrolling down through my Facebook feed and I came across this quick little video demonstrating chicken breasts stuffed with spinach and ricotta, seasoned with salt, pepper and paprika, sprinkled with chicken and baked. It looked amazing! I didn't have...

February 9, 2016

It was beautiful day here last Saturday...sunny, around 5 degrees Celsius, (about 41 degrees Fahrenheit), with clear blue skies. It was the perfect day for exploring the great outdoors with our Goldendoodle, Daisy. I had planned on making bbq ribs for supper but really...

February 4, 2016

Twas a cold, blustery day here last Thursday and the mere thought of hauling on my winter duds to run to the grocery store sent shivers up and down my spine!  You'd think as a hearty Newfoundland Canadian, (I'm not even sure if that term exists but trust me....there's...

January 25, 2016

Just in case you noticed, I've been off the grid for a little bit. Not only did I have the holidays to contend with but my oldest daughter got hitched just last weekend, which meant lots for dear old mom to do. It was a hectic few months, but alas, the wedding ceremony...

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