Archive for the ‘Sponsored’ Category

Toasted Almond Cream Scones with Lavender Honey Butter

¬† This post is sponsored by OneRoot Honey and I received compensation in some form in exchange for this post. That said, I only work with companies whose products I trust and would use myself. If you’re one of the millions who often look to honey as a healthier sugar alternative, you might be surprised […]

Porcini & Peppercorn Rubbed Beef Tenderloin with Bourbon Cream Sauce

As a family of humble means, we don’t often eat buy premium cuts of beef like deliciously fat-marbled¬† rib roasts or melt-in-your-mouth tenderloin. We opt for chuck or sirloin, confident that a long, slow braise will break them down into the succulent, meaty heaven we’re after. But every so often we splurge on something special… […]

Creamy Spiced Oats with Cinnamon-Maple Whiskey Figs

With one last day of 2017 lingering, we’re taking our morning slow to reflect on the joys, the frustrations, the sadness and the good times this last year has brought while we graze over a bowl of these Creamy Spiced Oats with Cinnamon-Maple Whiskey Figs. While many spend their day coming up with rules to […]

Rosemary-Horseradish Prime Rib with Salt and Malt Potatoes

I don’t know how we got here, but Christmas is mere sleeps away and I find myself in that same scramble I hit around December 21-22nd every year. Though I’ve prepped, cleaned, shopped and cooked I have a nagging feeling that I’m forgetting…well, everything. Tell me you’re in the nuthouse with me! If I’m thankful […]

Shrimp Rolls with Truffled Lemon Tarragon Aioli

Exactly 3 years ago, I was in PEI for the first time celebrating our good friend Grant and his lovely girlfriend (now wife, of course) Jill’s nuptials.¬† I had been dying to go for years and years but as a contractor who only makes money when they’re working, I had never found myself in a […]

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 […]

Blend + Extend Campaign [SPONSORED]

I’ve been working with Mushrooms Canada for a few years now, and every time they approach me with a new campaign, I’m always inspired to get in the kitchen. Anytime we can save a few dollars in the kitchen I’m thrilled. I love stretching food as far as I can for meals during the week […]