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

Pork and Veal Meatballs in Tomato Sauce

During the week, after a long work day, it can be very difficult to summon energy to make dinner. Well, at least for me anyway. When I first got married, I went on overdrive with our week night meals.  I mean real overdrive.  I cooked all of our meals during the week and I made… Continue reading Pork and Veal Meatballs in Tomato Sauce

Garlic Parmesan Edamame with Toasted Black Sesame Seeds

Recently we were craving edamame beans. Thankfully we had a bag of edamame in the freezer. However, we wanted to try something different from traditionally boiling and sprinkling it with salt. We hope you enjoy this recipe as much as we did! 4.8 from 4 reviews Garlic Parmesan Edamame with Toasted Black Sesame Seeds  … Continue reading Garlic Parmesan Edamame with Toasted Black Sesame Seeds

Arugula Salad with Lemon Parmesan Dressing

Arugula is one of our favorite salad greens because it’s so versatile -it’s great with just lemon and olive oil or to top off a sandwich or you can toss it with some shrimps or fish and make it a full meal!  Arugula has a slightly bitter, mustardy, peppery flavour and it’s just so fresh… Continue reading Arugula Salad with Lemon Parmesan Dressing

Spaghetti al Nero di Seppia with Alfredo Sauce

    We don’t tend to eat a lot of pasta so when we do make a pasta dish, we try to make something that’s just a little different than your average spaghetti and meatballs. The other day, at the grocery store, this particular pasta caught by eye – PC Black Label Spaghetti al Nero… Continue reading Spaghetti al Nero di Seppia with Alfredo Sauce

Seafood Risotto with Wild Mushrooms

Last December, we needed a break badly and so we headed off to Muskoka to stay in a cottage – all by ourselves! It was real cold out there but it was also peaceful and quiet.  Everyday and every week we are constantly running around and rushing from one place to another.  Even though, we… Continue reading Seafood Risotto with Wild Mushrooms