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  • mom's chili

    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…

  • carrot potato fritters
    Breakfast Entrees

    Carrot Potato Fritters

    Three weeks ago we discovered the Ottawa Farmer’s Market and every Sunday morning since then has been devoted to buying vegetables/sampling pierogi. Oh, and eating chocolate chip cookies. You guys! I found the best…

  • pork lettuce wraps

    20 Minute Pork Lettuce Wraps

    A lot has changed since the last time I posted a new recipe, which was a long time ago. The main thing is that I finished school and am now gainfully…

  • greek couscous salad
    Entrees Sides

    Girthy Greek Couscous Salad

    Good, simple meals: that is what I have been focusing on since moving to Paris last month. My new kitchen is even tinier than my last one and it doesn’t have any…

  • molasses baked chicken thighs, molasses chicken, molasses baked chicken

    Molasses Baked Chicken Thighs

    This might be an unpopular opinion, but I love New Years resolutions. Every December, I flip back through my diary to the previous December and review my resolutions from the year…