Happy Summer with 3 Easy Summer Side Dishes!

Happy Summer with 3 Easy Summer Side Dishes!

It is FINALLY starting to feel like Summer here in Canada and with this beautiful weather comes lovely thoughts of dining outdoors surrounded by family and good friends.  I don’t like to fuss over menu planning so I always keep some great side dish ideas handy and...
A Festive Brunch with Bonne Maman

A Festive Brunch with Bonne Maman

I have a slight anxiety attack whenever I invite people over to my house for a party.  As if the holidays weren’t stressful enough, now I’ve just committed to hosting too!  I have to plan a menu, decorate, make sure my house is clean…ah!  But, being the stubborn...
Harvest Skillet Chicken Ratatouille

Harvest Skillet Chicken Ratatouille

When I think of cooking seasonally, Ratatouille is the first thing I think about in the late summer, or early Autumn when vegetables are in abundance and I can’t resist buying a few of each variety from my local market.   Traditionally, each vegetable is cooked...
Fennel & Radicchio Salad with Gorgonzola & Apples

Fennel & Radicchio Salad with Gorgonzola & Apples

Also known as “The Perfect, Non-boring Salad”, this is a salad I have no problems devouring.  Those who know me well know I’m not a huge fan of salad.  The idea of eating just a salad as a meal is ridiculous to me.  Growing up in an Italian...