Category Archives: cooking

Recipe: Butternut Squash Soup

Don’t let the name fool you – this palate pleasing puree is 100% dairy free and truly delicious.  It`s a fall favourite at my house so I always make a double or triple batch so there is lots left over … Continue reading

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Recipe: The Best Peanut Butter Squares

My favourite treat, filed in my cookbook under fantastically wonderful! Ingredients: 1/2 cup  melted butter 2 1/2 cups  icing sugar 2 cups graham cracker crumbs 1 1/2 cups peanut butter 1 1/2 cups melted chocolate Mix first 4 ingredients and … Continue reading

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Things I Heart: Vintage Pyrex

Somehow I have become mildly obsessed with vintage pyrex. I say mildly to make myself seem less crazy. Reality is I find myself googling images of pyrex porn more often than I should admit.  I daydream of yard sale scores … Continue reading

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Homemade Bread: First Attempt

I woke up to this on the counter this morning, What a treat! Recipe and instructions via The Simple Dollar It doesn’t look quite right but it tastes pretty good! For some reason it didn’t rise enough, and although the … Continue reading

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Homemade Baby Food: Sweet Potato Puree

At first I was going to post this as a recipe, but that seemed wrong because recipes usually have more than one ingredient. Anyway, making your own baby food is really simple! It’s also more nutritious and cheaper then buying … Continue reading

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Recipe: Seven-Vegetable Stew with Couscous

This is a hearty vegetarian comfort food that fills your belly and warms your soul. The turnips, raisins and ginger make this dish especially yummy but you may want to reduce the amount of fennel – and make the pieces … Continue reading

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