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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Crazy Little Thing Called Love

Crazy Little Thing Called Love

It’s been a while, but I’ve been meaning to update on the regular. Even if it’s just to get a little record of all the ridiculous, adorable, hilarious things these two do and say. Today though, today has been rough. Oliver has not slept enough in weeks, and it’s finally caught up. This means a day full of screaming, crying, ...

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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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Italian Style Sausage and Peppers

Italian Style Sausage and Peppers

I’ve been making this dish for a while now, but it always felt like there was something missing in it. I had gone through a bunch of different recipes, but they were all variations of the same. It wasn’t until I got this great cookbook to review “Lidia’s Favorite Recipes by Lidia Bastianich” that it clicked, it wasn’t the ingredients ...

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Anniversary Chicken (or Pan Seared Chicken Breasts with a Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Cream Sauce)

Anniversary Chicken (or Pan Seared Chicken Breasts with a Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Cream Sauce)

It’s ironic really that I call this Anniversary chicken, seeing as I was supposed to make it for our anniversary and instead we ordered pizza at nine at night once the kids were in bed. Happy five years hunny! Three weeks later though, I finally got around to making it. On a Monday night. When I had the kids at ...

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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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