Desserts

    GALentine’s Day Sugar Cookies

    valentine's day sugar cookies

    I’m the first to admit that I’m an impatient, and often sloppy, baker. I love baking, but I hate all the finicky stuff. Ugly baking tastes just as good as the stuff you see on Pinterest (pst, you can follow us on Pinterest here). Anyway my point is — don’t let all those “#goals” sugar cookies and cakes deter you from making your own ugly, but delicious, creations. Shannon and I have been talking a lot about the “#goals” culture…

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    Appetizers

    How to Quick Pickle Cucumbers

    Ever eat a whole jar of pickles in one night? Yeah, me too. I’ve recently developed a nasty and expensive pickle habit that wont quit, so I needed to figure out…

  • Breakfast

    Chia Seed Montreal Bagels

    Imagine a world without bagels. You’re picturing a sad, sad world aren’t you? This is the world that Shannon and I lived in as young children in rural Alberta, a place…

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    Breakfast

    Hole-in-the-Middle Grilled Cheese

    A and I spent Christmas in Toronto with the Rostads (blog reunion!!) and had a super lovely, super chill time. We met the littlest Rostad (Eleanor) for the first time and…

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    Entrees

    Mom’s Beef and Veggie Chili

    People often ask me how I have time to make from-scratch meals like this Beef and Veggie Chili, and I have quite a few ways I like to answer that question. Sometimes…