Month: October 2017

White Chocolate Glazed Halloween Sugar Cookies – Easy No Piping Necessary

White Chocolate Glazed Halloween Sugar Cookies – Easy No Piping Necessary

Here’s an easy old fashioned recipe that makes delicious crispy around the edges chewy in the middle cookies. Even though they would make a great base for icing I decided to make things a bit easier and glaze them with white chocolate instead of icing. […]

Garlic Scape & Cream Cheese Quiche

Garlic Scape & Cream Cheese Quiche

Garlic scapes are the buds that form on the end of garlic stalks.  They’re usually ready to pick in mid to late June and they can be used in a lot of different ways from stir frys to pestos but my favourite way to eat […]

Roasted Tomato And Carrot Soup

Roasted Tomato And Carrot Soup

Here’s a super easy recipe to make delicious roasted tomato soup using fresh tomatoes. If you like you can swap out some of the carrots for red peppers to change things up a bit.

How To Make Yogurt In The Instant Pot

How To Make Yogurt In The Instant Pot

Home made yogurt is awesome. It’s cheaper and tastier than store bought and best of all it’s super easy to make in the instant pot! Once it’s finished you can either eat it as is or strain it by putting it in a colander lined […]

Ground Cherry (Physalis) Turnovers

Ground Cherry (Physalis) Turnovers

Ground Cherries or Physalis are part of the Solanaceae family, so they’re relatives of other nightshades like eggplants and tomatoes. They’re super easy to grow and really delicious, the flavour is sort of like a cross between a really sweet tomato and a pineapple. They […]

Instant Pot Vegetarian Chilli – Made With Dried Beans (no soak method)

Instant Pot Vegetarian Chilli – Made With Dried Beans (no soak method)

You don’t need to have hours of free time to make great chilli, you just need a pressure cooker (or even better, an instant pot). This chilli recipe is super easy, healthy and pretty quick. It can even be made without even pre soaking the […]

Zucchini Chocolate Chip Muffins

Zucchini Chocolate Chip Muffins

So its the end of the season and you are overloaded with zucchinis?  Try this recipe to make a dent in your summer squash stash.  Its easy, quick, kid friendly and relatively healthy.

Tonka Bean/Vanilla Icecream

Tonka Bean/Vanilla Icecream

Home made ice cream is the best.  You can adjust the creaminess, sweetness to suit your tastebuds and you’re able to experiment with different flavours you would never find in commercial varieties. Case in point: Tonka Beans.  These are the seed pods produced by Cumaru […]

Oatmeal Berry bars

Oatmeal Berry bars

These berry bars are a great way to use up a bumper crop of raspberries or any other soft fruit you might have.  They are so quick and easy to make and the recipe (which is more like a no-recipe recipe) can be tailored to […]