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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The ultimate macaroni salad, Amish style with eggs and cheese.

Ultimate Macaroni Salad – Amish style with eggs and cheese

There are a few things that you just can not buy. I was walking around, trying to pick out some easy sides for a BBQ last Saturday, trying to make life easier by not making everything from scratch. I picked up the macaroni salad (it was basically fluorescent orange), I looked at the tiny little…

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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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Truffled Steak Salad

Truffled Steak Salad

A week ago I got to take a trip back to McEwan Foods in Toronto. This store holds really great memories for me. The first time I was there, I wandered around for 45 minutes, in absolute awe of everything you could buy, and stocking up on probably a little too much. I had just…

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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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chicken fried rice

Chicken Fried Rice

This recipe is all thanks to Stephanie (so thanks Stephanie!). She pointed out on Instagram that it’s delicious and I need to have the recipe up on the blog. I, fool that am I, never thought to post it, because it’s too easy. Ummm, some days I think I live in a giant brain fart….

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