Archive for the ‘Side Dishes’ Category

Crispy Carnita Stuffed Sweet Potato Skins with Salsa Verde and Manchego

Fall has barely arrived here in Ottawa and I’m already buried in succulent braises, creamy, gut-hugging soups, slow roasted veggies and way too many apple-cinnamon dessert (if that’s possible?). These incredibly tasty stuffed sweet potato skins throw a nod to my favourite taco fillings from the summer while embracing the slow, hearty flavours that the […]

Heartfelt Food + Creamy Potato & Kale Mash

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Loblaws and Zehrs. All opinions are 100% mine. There is something to be said for tradition around the holidays. The comforting understanding that everything will be the same. That same white and floral plate adorned with , buttery green beans, stuffing jeweled with dried […]

Everything is OK

My life is a living version of Groundhog Day. Each day inevitably starts at 3am, as I stir myself awake and realize all over again that a) there is a 400lb child in my stomach (ok, I have no idea what she weighs…but I’m certain it’s a lot) and b) she doesn’t want to come […]

Gut Saver

Oh, my poor gut. Working in a shop that sells the most beautiful meat and cheese is a dream. Of that I can assure you. It is not, however, a dream for my poor grumbly gut. The little guy who has to suffer my lack of self-control in the faceĀ of a wheel of cheese and […]

NEW DESIGN + Turkey Champion

When I cook, I’m usually hoping to accomplish one of two things. The first, something that makes use of what’s already in the fridge, maybe not keeping so well anymore. The second, something filling and satisfying we can make once and eat all week for lunches or snacks to keep us going. My main man […]