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Caramelized White Hot Chocolate

So, how is everyone's holiday season going? I aim to be the kind of person who takes December in stride, staying above the the fray when it comes to stress and general busyness, but if I'm being real the past week really wore me down. When I start feeling tightness in my shoulders and become [...]


Postpartum Freezer Meals & The Joys of Cooking with a Toddler

I did a lot to prepare for baby #1, but I failed miserably in anticipating just how difficult it would be to get dinner on the table. It was a major struggle to cook anything - one of my lowest points postpartum was a meal of tacos that never actually made it onto our plates. [...]


Cauliflower and Spinach Au Gratin

If you don't live in the Northeast, you don't know the joys of Wegman's grocery stores. You West Coasters can keep your Whole Foods and Trader Joe's as long as I've got Wegman's. Not only is it an awesome place to shop, it's also great for recipe inspiration. One of my all time favorite recipes [...]


Dark Chocolate Peppermint Chip Cookies

There's just something about chocolate and peppermint that screams 'Christmas' to me. Sure, I love the flavour combination any time of year, but around the holidays when candy canes and hot chocolate abound, the mint-chocolate mix is heaven. While browsing at the Bulk Barn for all of my Christmas-baking needs, I stumbled across these: I [...]


10 Easy Leftover Turkey Recipes

In years past I've made turkey curry and turkey sandwiches with cranberry sauce, lots of mayo, and tabasco (I put tabasco sauce on everything) with leftover turkey. To be honest I'm not the biggest fan of turkey, and it gets pretty dry as leftovers, but when you add lots of spices and sauces, you can [...]

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10 Minute Salted Caramel Popcorn

Mr. O and I have a wicked sweet tooth, and we're always on the lookout for new snack ideas. While I'm always game for a batch of chocolate chip cookies or a heaping bowl of ice cream, sometimes I'm craving something a little bit different. I came across this recipe for salted caramel popcorn from [...]


The search for better lactogenic cookies

Why do lactation cookies suck every last drop of moisture from your mouth? Have you ever had a zinc lozenge do that? Lactation cookies are so much worse. Oh, and they come out of the oven the very same pale shade of beige that they entered the oven with. Never a good sign. They often crumble [...]

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