Three cheese corn cappelletti with pancetta - all from scratch, or hacks with grocery store pasta!

Three Cheese Corn Cappelletti with Pancetta

So, I have this thing with corn. See, it’s my favourite thing to eat. Pretty much in the entire world. I would pass up a 6 layer chocolate cake for one cob of perfectly grilled, super sweet, summer corn (dripping with melted butter, and covered with salt and pepper, OF COURSE). So, please understand that…

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Croque Monsieur - the ultimate ham and cheese sandwich

Croque Monsieur – The Ultimate Ham and Cheese Sandwich

Alright, here we go, back at it after a week of house-wide sickness, and then another week trying to get everything back in order and the house clean. Sorry. It’s that whole balance thing where, while I love being a blogger, until I’ve got three kids in school (aka the glory years),  I’ve got a…

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summer melon salad

Summer Melon Salad

This is another throw back post to one of my favorite salads of all time. It’s just so “Summer” in every bite, and seeing as I had snow on my lawn last week, I’m desperate for a reminder. It’s just a few simple ingredients: sweet melon, salty prosciutto, mild bocconcini, fresh mint, and a squeeze…

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tilapia with lobster mornay sauce

Tilapia with Lobster Mornay Sauce

I don’t cook a lot of fish, for a few different reasons. First, I’m not a fan of fishy fish, and neither is my five year old, Oliver. Second, I am totally overwhelmed buying fish. I don’t like buying bags of frozen fillets that are all stuck together and covered in freezer burn. When I…

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Spaghetti alla Carbonara

Spaghetti alla Carbonara

This is one of my favorite recipes to make. It’s really quick to pull together, and I always have everything on hand in the fridge and pantry, making it great for my #EffortlessApril. I’ve already got it up on the blog here, with step by step photos, because when I only had two kids I seemed…

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leftover turkey pocket pie

Leftover Turkey Pocket Pies

Easter is just around the corner, and it’ll be a toss up for cooking a turkey or a ham in most houses. If you’re cooking turkey though (and maybe this will be the push you needed, even if you *just* had turkey for Christmas), here is a super easy way to use up those leftovers….

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