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Black Bean Corn and Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

Black Bean Corn and Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

I know it has been a LONG time between posts but I have been running flat out!  Black Bean Corn and Roasted Sweet Potato Salad is a fresh, healthy, delicious, filling salad that I did manage to pull together in the midst of the chaos […]

Pepper Bacon Poached Eggs with Tots

Pepper Bacon Poached Eggs with Tots

  Pepper Bacon Poached Eggs with Tots is a goofy name for a breakfast that we have been enjoying on the weekend that is tasty and filling.  We usually make it with hash browns or with shredded potato or sweet potato but this morning, we […]

Thyme and Brown Butter Gnocchi

Thyme and Brown Butter Gnocchi

Thyme and Brown Butter Gnocchi is a versatile, filling, and self indulgent dish that makes you want “just five more of those gnocchi.”  It is a feel good food that has a wonderful texture and even better flavour.  

Italian Beef Stew with Thyme Brown Butter Gnocchi

Italian Beef Stew with Thyme Brown Butter Gnocchi

Bar none, one of my most favourite meals is Italian Beef Stew with Thyme Brown Butter Gnocchi.  The beef has a vibrant, rich, delicious red wine sauce that compliments the fluffy pillowyness (not sure that is a word but you get my drift) of the […]

Wood fired Brie Pizza with Carmelized Onions and Poached Pears

Wood fired Brie Pizza with Carmelized Onions and Poached Pears

At my house, we put in an outdoor kitchen a couple of years ago because, well you know, one kitchen to clean isn’t enough. As part of that project, we installed a wood-fired pizza oven.  Despite the huge effort and expense of building our outdoor […]