Roasted Tomatillo Salsa

November 1 Long gone are the days where turning on my oven felt like a pain and standing in front of it was a sweltering inconvenience. Nowadays, I am using it all the time because roasting vegetables gives them a flavour and depth that other methods of cooking can’t replicate. This brings me to the […]

Pear Crisps

October 23 I haven’t had very good luck making my own ‘chips’ in the oven. When we moved to Calgary we had a huge bag of vegetable chips in the car with us. It was all that we could do not to scarf the whole thing down in the first hour of the drive. They […]

Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing

October 5 Blue cheese does not play a big role in my life. While I love cheese, I don’t think I have ever or would ever eat it in most situations. It’s so strong and overpowering that it isn’t what I reach for. That is, until you start talking about a wedge salad. There’s something […]

Crab and Corn Soup

June 28 The other day I bought some corn intending to eat it plain and simple, straight off the cob. Then a distant memory of seeing someone make corn stock got stuck in my head and I decided I needed to make some corn soup. I have no idea where I heard of the idea […]