Mini Dinner Party! Friday my bff from Ottawa, who now lives in TO, came over for dinner. She’s a pescatarian (doesn’t eat meat but enjoys fish on occasion) which is great because I love an excuse to cook fish. I opted for a blackened salmon, broccoli and rice with an avocado, cilantro, lime cream. I… Continue reading Blackened Salmon
On Friday I performed in a garage. I know, I’ve really made it big! But seriously, this is one of the best shows in the city. My buddy Helder runs an amazing stand-up comedy show out of his garage and it’s PACKED every week. It’s quite magical. As I was leaving he told me to… Continue reading SOUP!
So I spent an entire afternoon watching Chopped. It was a pizza episode where the appetizer, entree and dessert were all pizza themed, so naturally I was craving pizza after! If you order a pizza it’ll cost you about $20 unless you get one of those creepy walk-in deals. But why eat a greasy, crap… Continue reading Pizza Party
I just got back from the East Coast! My best friend Diana got married in Charlottetown, PEI. AWWW!!! While I was visiting Charlottetown I ate a delicious seafood dip and I can’t stop thinking about it. I decided to recreate a version of it using canned crab. Gross, right? Nope, not at all. Canned crab is… Continue reading Crab Dip
Let me start by saying I LOVE farmers’ markets. I went to the Dufferin Grove one and got a beautiful loaf of rosemary bread, peaches, chard, kale, tomatoes and fancy mushrooms. LOOK HOW FANCY! Once I bought all this my friend Steph invited me to her cottage so I had to use up this fresh… Continue reading Pasta and Salad
HELLO SWEET PEACHES! Ok, I know this is a food blog where I talk about recipes and whatnot, but this time we’re doing something a bit different. I’m reviewing food! I just got back from 5 magical days at Just For Laughs in Montreal. It’s the most wonderful time of the year! JFL gags are… Continue reading Just For Laughs (and food)
What am I making for dinner tonight you ask? Hoisin marinated pork chops and ginger soy grean beans. Sounds good, doesn’t it? OH. IT WAS. You could almost say it was SOY good. I marinated the boneless pork chops is hoisin sauce, soy sauce, dijon, minced ginger and honey. Just a squirt/dash or two of… Continue reading SOY GOOD PORK
Nothing says “SUMMER IS HERE” like a delicious rack of ribs. Unfortunately my condo doesn’t allow BBQ’s so I had to get comfy with my oven. “Low and slow” is always what people say when it comes to ribs, but sometimes I don’t have time for slow. I like my ribs like I like my… Continue reading RIBS RIBS RIBS!
Sunday I was the most hungover woman on the planet because I went to my best friend’s bachelorette party the night before. Cooking while hungover is a pain, but cooking for a dinner party hungover?! Yeah, right! We had 3 couples coming over later that night, and I promised them pulled pork. I peeled my… Continue reading Pulled Pork Party
My best friend Bonnie came to town this weekend. She arrived during brunch so I suggested breakfast burritos. Bonnie doesn’t eat eggs. Hm. Tofu scramble burritos? Perfect. I decided on chipotle, tofu, black bean burritos. THEY WERE SO GOOD. I couldn’t believe how tasty they were! Even meat eaters won’t turn their noses up at… Continue reading Tofu-Really Good Breakfast Burritos