Easy Brie Pasta

Try this recipe on days when you are really lazy and there is nothing really in the fridge except a wheel of brie. I’m tempted to remake this recipe with even more brie next time. Add 1/4 cup of white vinegar and 4 tablespoons of milk to a pan. Chop up the brie and add…

Potato Chip Cookies

Who knew that adding potato chips to your chocolate chip cookies would be good? I tried this recipe for cookie exchange over the holidays and its now my husband’s new favourite cookie. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a medium bowl, mix 2 1/4 cup flour, 1 teaspoon baking soda and 1/4 teaspoon salt. In…

Za’atar Maanakish

I love the taste of za’atar! It is earthy, tangy, and nutty with a hint of citrus. I wanted to make some homemade za’atar flatbread or maanakish, a Lebanese dish. Activate the yeast by adding 1 cup of warm water, 1 tablespoon sugar and 2 teaspoon dry yeast. Mix well and let it sit for…

S’mores Cookies

This cold winter has made me miss the warm fire and roasting marshmallows. The nice toasted outside and gooey centers. Then using these delicious melted goo balls for making s’mores with graham crackers and chocolate. It is the perfect combo to beat the winter blues. Begin by preheating the oven to 375 degree F. Prepare…

Cumin Lamb Noodles

We have become addicted to cumin in my household and use it on chicken, roasted veggies and also in this dish. Lamb and cumin work so wonderfully together. Cumin brings out the meaty game-y flavours of the lamb. To make this dish, prepare the lamb by cutting it into cubes. Finely mince 4-5 cloves of…

Herb Infused Butter Turkey

Turkey can often be dry and bland if done incorrectly. But if you do it right, it is one of the most delicious dishes you can serve for dinner. This year I wanted to make some turkey, but I knew that it would take a couple of days to prepare. I normally buy a frozen…

Tomato, Zucchini, and Caramelized Onion Galette

This summer we had tons of tomatoes and we started not to know what to do with them. I decided to make an easy Tomato, Zucchini and Onion Galette. Galettes are very versatile, and you can substitute other vegetables and cheese to this dish. Begin by frosting the prepackaged puff pastry according to instructions on…

Banana Peel Bacon

In an effort to reduce food waste, I decided to try out a recipe that I thought was pretty weird. Normally you don’t eat banana peels and they mostly end up in the compost but this recipe uses the peels to make vegan bacon! Begin by peeling the bananas leaving long strips. Using a spoon,…

Pumpkin Pie Puree

Fresh pumpkin pie puree is better than canned. It is a lot easier than you think and you can use the puree for a ton of different applications. I love having extra puree on hand to make things like cakes and pasta sauce. Start by getting a pumpkin. Look for pumpkins that are meant for…

Baked Pumpkin Seeds

I never get rid of pumpkin seeds after making pumpkin puree or when carving a pumpkin. They are just so tasty when roasted. It makes a perfect snack. After collecting the seeds, clean the seeds thoroughly to remove the slimy coating and any leftover stringy innards. Preheat oven to 350F. Mix seeds with olive oil….