Mac and Cheese

Well folks, it’s the dead of winter. It’s below freezing. You’ve just shoveled 50 feet of driveway and your thumbs are numb.

It’s time to warm up with the ultimate in comfort food. Our mac and cheese recipe is the result of years of testing and tweaking. The recipe is dead simple and we’ve added a few extra twists (borrow from classic french cuisine) that truly do reinvent the dish without losing any of its’ original charm.

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Brown Stock

We’ve long been believers that the key to a good soup, sauce or gravy begins with a good stock. In this world of convenience and instant gratification it can be hard to find the time to gently simmer flavor rich ingredients in order to create the proper base for your masterpiece….and in this recipe we’d like to show you that with time, some patience and delicious ingredients you too can have healthy and delicious brown stock to help you in your sauce like culinary adventures.

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Chewy Ginger Chocolate Cookies

Try our favorite recipe for chewy chocolate cookies fused with candied ginger will be a hit over the holidays. Easy to make, easy to eat!

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Beet Carpaccio, Arugula Pesto and Butter Pecans

This year our household kitchen discovered that we do in fact love beets. Time to convert your family with this delicious beet salad with an Italian twist.

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Beef Chili

This simple beef chili recipe is likely to cause mass hysteria. Well, no,not really. But it’s really, really tasty. Like, super tasty. We dare you to try it.

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Banana Cranberry Oat Muffins

Your lives are busy….real busy. And you know what? So are ours. July just flew by and here we are, August 1st, and we barely had time to dream up an elaborate recipe for July. So we dug deep into our ‘go-to recipes’ box and found something we’ve been wanting to share for some time. [...]

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Strawberry Rhubarb Tart

May and June are the happiest month of the year for us. Summer is in full swing, we’re rocking our Birkenstocks and Ontario grown strawberries are in full season providing endless dessert opportunities like this delicious Strawberry Rhubarb Tart. We originally tried a similar tart to this many years ago, I think it may have [...]

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The Ultimate Beef Burger

Gone are the dreary winter months, dragging on for what seems like an eternity and more. We’re ushering in the Spring season, and in some parts of Canada Summer seems to have arrived. It’s hard not to gravitate to a patio, a lakeside cottage and memories of camping seasons gone by. With warm weather comes [...]

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French Roasted Leg of Lamb

This simple and delicious leg of lamb recipe is sure to please the whole family. Usher in Spring, celebrate Easter and enjoy a lovely drink under the sun.

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Smoked Meatloaf topped with Maple-Whiskey whipped Mashed Potatoes

What’s more fun, inviting and unique than tiny pieces of meatloaf individually decorated just for you? The meatloaf recipe that follows below is the result of countless hours of testing, tasting and tweaking. So this month we’re re-inventing a family favorite, Meatloaf, and we’re proving once and for all that meatloaf has a rightful place [...]

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