Recently I was a a neighborhood BBQ. It is a great event that happens every year with friends getting together to enjoy good food, conversation and music. Everyone brings something to the BBQ whether it is a homemade beer for everyone to taste, an instrument to play with the neighborhood band and of course food… Read More Easy Corn Fritters
September is that time of year when I find myself with a bountiful amount of tomatoes and trying to find ways to use them up. Believe me I am not complaining because I LOVE tomatoes, I am more excited because I can experiment and find new recipes, roast them on the BBQ to make… Read More Roasted Tomato & Ricotta Crostini
I love making pizzettes. They are so taste and you can do so many different varieties, the combinations are endless (strawberries and basil drizzled in balsamic glaze, caramelized onions and brie – you name it). I love pairing this version of bruschetta with a melbec like Kaiken. Very smooth, light and easy drinking. You can… Read More Easy Peasy Bruschetta Pizzette
I love these little cups, they are everything I like about Mexician dip recipes in an individual serving. I think the first time I came across a recipe like this was on Tasty., I also included it in my first blog post It’s all about the food! Everyone loves this appetizer and it pairs well with… Read More Mexican Cups
One of my most favorite salads that I love to make on a hot summer day is this watermelon basil salad. The ingredients of watermelon, basil, fresh figs, feta, pine nuts and balsamic vinegar, make it the perfect combination of sweet and tart. Bright, colourful, easy, refreshing and super light, what more could you ask for.… Read More Simply Refreshing: Watermelon Basil Salad
Paul and I love ordering baked mozzarella when we go out to our favorite local Italian restaurant Scaddabush. Without fail, it is always the first thing we ask them to bring to the table even before we have has a chance to order our drinks. We like it so much I decided to make it… Read More Baked Mozzarella Ball
One of my favorite things to do on the BBQ is roasting tomatoes to make pizza sauce. The hint of smoke flavour you naturally get from roasting the ingredients on the BBQ is… Read More BBQ Pizza Sauce
Bacon is one of the most loved pieces of meat in my house. Even our dog Clarence salivates when it is cooking. It is a great compliment to so many dishes and can be added to any meal regardless if it is breakfast, lunch or dinner. Bacon is something that we use a lot in… Read More Bacon Jam
If you have been following my blog, you know that Friday nights is girls night for me, usually at my place. Paul is out playing hockey with the boys, Em is usually doing her own thing, so it is a great time for me to kick back with the girls, try new appy recipes and… Read More Candied Prosciutto – A.K.A. Meat Treats!
Jalapeno poppers is one of those appies that you either love or you hate because you can’t handle the heat. My better half (Paul) loves all spicy food, so jalapeno poppers are a food that he requests often when I am making appies for guests. Everyone tends to make the usual jalapeno popper (jalapeno smeared… Read More Jalapeño Poppers – Hot! Hot! Hot!