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9 Cinco de Mayo Recipes to Amp up your Fiesta

C i n c o   d e   M a y o. Yes – this occasion has nothing to do with Canada or the US for that matter, but any excuse to make some Mexican food and drink some margs and you have me at hello. Here are nine of my favorite Cinco De Mayo recipes…

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Lazy Artisan Bread

Bread. Gosh, I LOVE bread.  Warm bread with melted butter… need I say more?  Artisan bread always fascinated me; the décor, the floured surface, the big loafs just waiting to be cut into.  Is there such a thing as lazy artisan bread? I never imagined.  Why? It all looks so complicated… So, I went searching…

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Braised Chili in Adobo Beef Tacos with Roasted Pineapple Salsa

You can never have too many variations of tacos.  The other day I was looking for something to make in my pressure cooker as some braised meat sounded good while the weather outside was dreadful and cold. I went looking for a piece of inexpensive meat for some braised tacos and found an inside round…

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Simple Focaccia

Is there anything better than warm focaccia? Rich olive oil, with chucks of salt and the subtle hint of rosemary makes this recipe a fan favorite. Eat the bread fresh from the oven with some olive oil and balsamic or use for your next turkey sandwich, panini, or grilled cheese.  Check out our basic cranberry…

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Classic Cranberry Sauce with Balsamic Vinegar

Myself and Giulia Lombardo from Just Giulia created some holiday spreads for pre and post season and nothing says holidays like homemade cranberry sauce. Check out this classic and simple recipe:   Directions Over medium low heat in a large sauce pan combine all ingredient and let simmer for 30-40 minutes until the sauce is…

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Eggnog Profiteroles

It’s that time of year for family, friends, and Christmas Collabs! Of course I jumped at the chance to work with the beautiful Giulia (of Just Giulia) on some Christmas treats just in time for the holiday season. First Up: Eggnog profiteroles! These are the perfect Christmas twist on a classic. Giulia and I topped…

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Pumpkin Spice Biscotti

I think it is safe to say that pumpkin spice rules the autumn season for many people.  But, who can blame us? It’s the spice that defines comfort during those cooler months. But if you are looking for a slight change in your pumpkin spice latte, why not try a baked good that is perfect…

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Stuffing Waffle Turkey Sandwich

Thanksgiving is just about here turkey and most of us are gratefully stuck with a pile of leftovers. And every year, I get asked about this stuffing waffle recipe; so much so that I’ve decided to share it again for all you hungry leftover eaters. Stuffing waffles can be used for a delicious brunch with…

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Braised Short Rib Ragu

This ragu is on f i r e! Slow braised short rib ragu. What is better than short rib really?! This one pot of goodness is almost too easy to justify how delicious it is. You can use an instapot, pressure cooker or be old school like me and allow the aromas of red wine,…

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