We ate our way through Montreal

I could write a really lengthy and detailed explanation of everywhere we ate and drank across Montreal. Instead of boring your pants off, I’ll make everything a list with hyperlinks. DAY ONE: Smoked Meat Poutine at Schwartz Meats – so terrible … Continue reading

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I *heart* Jamie Oliver

I -SERIOUSLY- heart Jamie Oliver and his recipes. Reading his recipes, it’s like a conversation. Like you’re sitting in his kitchen and noshing on whatever he puts in front of you as he casually whips together a nourishing and delicious … Continue reading

Pomegranate MOLASSES?!?!

I have been seeing like a million people mention Pomegranate Molasses over the last year. Bon Appetit has a recipe, Anne Burrell has a recipe, seriously – I keep seeing it referenced everywhere. So last week, after the kids had their … Continue reading

If you scream OH NO! at least twice during dinner prep…

If you scream OH NO! (or words to that affect) at least TWICE during your meal prep than maaaaaaybe you should rethink using that recipe. Dear New York Times Recipes: I SHAKE MY FIST AT YOU. The _second_ time I needed … Continue reading

I wanna join a CSF (like a CSA but for FISH!)

The twins love salmon. I mean, like, order them each an adult sized portion of fish for dinner because they’ll eat it all. I try to incorporate fish into the weekly menu at least once, hopefully twice. I like buying … Continue reading

How I got my 2 year old to eat 3 helpings of fish

I poached it in oil. To be honest, these two will eat fish in almost any format. Fried, baked, grilled – just not tuna salad. *shrugging shoulders*   Last months issue of Bon Appétit had a recipe for an Oil-Poached … Continue reading

Backyard Tomato + Puff Pastry = HAPPY HAPPY

So I couldn’t decide what to make for dinner tonight. Eggplant Rollatini with Pesto Ricotta? Simple Veggie Sushi? Leftover BBQ Chicken?   And then I got an email from The Kitchn.com: Three Cheese Tomato Tart. Wha-WHAT? That SERIOUSLY looks easy enough that … Continue reading

Nigella+Me=Disappointed.

Seriously, I SUCK at following recipes. They’re like…I dunno, a black of excellence. Give me suggestions and ingredients – I’ll make you something amazing. Give me exact instructions – I tend to fail. I have NO IDEA why this happens. … Continue reading