roasted cabbage with sautéed shrimp & creamy mustard sauce

There’s nothing quite like comfort food. If you haven’t tried this meal before, you’ll enjoy the familiar flavours that make up this light-yet-rich dish. Cabbage, citrus, dijon, and tahini may not make up a typical flavour profile, but this creamy and toasty-tasing meal has become a new, easy go-to in my household. Ingredients Cabbage: 1…

the thigh who loved me

This recipe comes from Alastair’s mom, though I’m not quite sure where she originally found it. It is delicious, and very easy to prepare. The only part that is at all time-consuming is cutting the fat off the chicken thighs. You could even save time by buying skinless thighs; prep would take no time at…

parchment-baked lemon & basil trout

This is a no-fail recipe. IT IS SUPER EASY TO MAKE. I have made this dish with both salmon and trout (upwards of 20 times) and it’s always a hit; packed with flavour and never dried out. If you’re looking to make an impressive meal, but don’t necessarily have the time for something extravagant with…

maple bourbon cocktail

This might be one of the best ways to warm up this fall! The Maple Bourbon Cocktail is the perfect balance of sweet, tangy, and refreshing. Ingredients ice cubes 3 lime wheels 1.5 oz bourbon 2-3 dashes of orange bitters .5 oz maple syrup juice from two lime wedges soda water 1 sprig of mint…

potato salad with mustard vinagrette

For me, nothing says comfort food like potatoes! The other day, I picked up some local sausages and fresh buns, and decided that a potato salad would make a lovely side dish. I have never been a huge fan of creamy, mayo-based potato salads. I have had an intolerance to eggs for years now, so…

lemon, leek & cremini mushroom risotto

With fall’s cold weather seemingly here to stay, I still find myself craving some of the light-tasting, citrusy flavours of summer. This dish is perfect for a transition to the cooler months.  It is simple, yet bursting with flavour, and rich and creamy without being too heavy. Ingredients 3 leeks, trimmed and chopped 10-12 cremini…