watermelon and basil salad

I have a love/hate relationship with summer.  I hate the hot, humid days of summer, but I love all the fresh produce summer offers like plump, sweet Ontario strawberries, luscious, ripe peaches and of course, juicy, sweet watermelons! You know it’s summer in Toronto when you see bins of watermelon in your local grocery store… Continue reading watermelon and basil salad

Eggplant and Chicken Lasagna

I decided to learn how to cook when I was single and living with roommates.  I had a lot of cooking fails.  A particular one I remember vividly was my chicken and pasta with garlic cream sauce.  My roommate and I were at the grocery store getting all the ingredients for my pasta dish and… Continue reading Eggplant and Chicken Lasagna

Chicken Stuffed with Prosciutto, Mozzarella and Basil

These days I am all about making meals from what we already have in the fridge.  For instance, not too long ago, my family came to visit us for a few days and my mom decided to pack our fridge with giant Costco items.  She does this all the time.  She is always scared that there’s… Continue reading Chicken Stuffed with Prosciutto, Mozzarella and Basil

Eggplant and Tomato Stacks

  We LOVE eggplants around here! Eggplants are so versatile and you can prepare them any way you like – grilled, baked, fried, stuffed, etc.  Eggplants can be your main dish or your side dish.  For today’s recipe, we used eggplants as our side dish for our Mediterranean theme dinner.  This recipe was so easy… Continue reading Eggplant and Tomato Stacks