I am a huge fan of comfort food and one of the best and easiest comfort foods to prepare is chili! It makes such a great meal, especially on a chilly day. On one such chilly day, I was craving some chili and decided to pull out my copy of a wonderful book by Lucinda […]

I love eggplant!  Strangely, I remember that I wasn’t so crazy about it when I was a kid. Now I am happy to eat it in a variety of forms: grilled during a BBQ in the summer, in baba ganoush, in stews, in eggplant parmesan – You name it! I have to say though that one of […]

I know I’ve shared another pressure cooker beef short ribs recipe before but I don’t think it hurts to share another tasty one! I’ve tried this recipe twice now and it was delicious both times! I found this in my copy of Pressure Cooker Perfection from America’s Test Kitchen and followed it closely with just minor […]

Given that I am now in the thick of a report card period, it’s a busy time!  I always have so many ideas for blog posts running through my head and never seem to have enough time to actually blog.  Anyway, this will be a short post today.  I am so backlogged that this post […]

I love attending the One of a Kind Christmas Show and Sale in Toronto. It has become something of a tradition to attend with a couple of my friends in particular. This show has been around since 1975 and is the largest consumer craft show in North America. It is a huge show and features local […]

A post to wish everyone a wonderful new year and to reflect on the recent Toronto ice storm! I feel so fortunate to be able to look back at 2013 as an amazing year overall. It’s hard to believe that I’ve been married for a year and four months now. It has been a crazy […]

While doing my usual weekly (sometimes bi-weekly) grocery shop last week, I noticed that beef ribs were on sale.  Since my husband and I both enjoy eating beef, I plopped some into my shopping cart and then proceeded to also load on a variety of produce and other items.  At this point I only had […]