Category Archives: Quick & Easy Meals

Potato and Corn Chowder with Pancetta

Potato and Corn Chowder with Pancetta

It’s winter, and this one has been a REAL winter. Tons of snow, a bunch of ridiculously cold days, and that feeling of wanting to do nothing more than wrap up in a blanket in front of the fire. As a side note, man do I ever wish we had a wood burning fireplace, gas just isn’t the same. Another ...

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Sausage Crostini

Sausage Crostini

Alright, this has to be one of the quickest and easiest things you’ll find to make. The day I made these, I did them as a side. I made some fresh cheese ravioli in a light tomato sauce, and I knew that Bo would be looking for a hit of meat somewhere (he’s not a big fan of fresh tomato ...

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Rhubarb Custard Pie

Rhubarb Custard Pie

This is a recipe that I’ve been trying to get up for a year. The problem: this isn’t a pretty pie, so I’ve had a hell of a time trying to get a decent picture of the finished product. That doesn’t matter though, because this is, hands down, my favourite pie. All credit goes to my Nana, who’s recipe this ...

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Summer Salad with Cantaloupe, Bocconcini, Prosciutto and Mint

Summer Salad with Cantaloupe, Bocconcini, Prosciutto and Mint

Alright, getting back in to the swing of things around here with a super quick and easy salad. It’s delicious too. What isn’t delicious about juicy balls of fresh melon, soft mild cheese, salty cured meat, and brisk mint. I mean honestly, I could probably eat this daily for a month before I was sick of it. Anna was as ...

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No Bake Berry Cheesecake

No Bake Berry Cheesecake

Alright, I’ve got a ridiculously easy dessert here that tastes like summer. That’s all I could think digging into it last night, looking out the back window at all the snow. This is one of the most refreshing desserts I’ve every had, and it’s exactly the pick-me-up this house needed after a lazy weekend spent indoors. It’s just a bonus ...

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Pork Florentine Casserole

Pork Florentine Casserole

Alright, all cards on the table: I hate spinach. I have never found a way to eat it where I didn’t think it tasted like old socks. Being the great wife that I am though, when I saw the picture of golden brown, Parmesan crusted pork chops nestled in a bed of creamed spinach, I knew it was something Bo ...

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