Seafood Chowder (Maritime Seafood Chowder)

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Spring fever is definitely here for us Torontonians.  Yesterday, we hit 17C and it was amazing! The sky was blue, the sun shining, the air warm (well, warmish) and everyone is out and about just enjoying the beautiful day.  We were expecting to see some in shorts and t-shirt, but we didn't.  But we did see a girl walking down the street with just a tank top on.  It was definitely a warm day, but not warm enough for a tank top.  However, can you really blame this girl who likely was bundled up in … [Continue reading...]

Buttermilk Biscuits with Green Onions, Black Pepper and Sea Salt

Buttermilk Biscuits

  When I hear the word biscuit, I think of those round, melt in your mouth, digestive cookies.  Today though we're going to talk about another kind of biscuits.  These biscuits are buttery, flaky, savory and perfect with soup or stew or just on their own with a little bit of butter.  They took no time to make and they last a couple of days in an airtight container.   These biscuits are so good that it was hard to stop at just one or two or three.  I mean, when they came out of the oven, … [Continue reading...]

Pulled Pork with Mango Barbeque Sauce Empanadas

Pulled Pork Mango Empanada

Empanadas should really be called YUMpanadas because they are so yummy!   I’ve tried a variety of empanadas over the years and my top three favorites are Argentinian empanadas, Pilipino chicken empanadas and Colombian chicken and beef empanadas.   Apparently empanadas have been in cookbooks since 1520. That’s 400+ years! And it’s easy to understand […]

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Stout Float with Caramel Sauce

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Make sure the kids are asleep when you make this because this drink/dessert (dressert, yeah I made that word up) because it’s strictly adults only dressert! Well, it’s more for adults who still like to have fun and kept their child like imagination. When Arkadi suggested to make this stout float with caramel sauce, I […]

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Paleo Fried Chicken


My love affair with Pinterest started about three years ago.  My sister in law was getting married and casually mentioned how she found some wedding ideas on this Pinterest website.  So I looked it up to see what it was all about and I was hooked! The first few months of me discovering Pinterest was […]

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