Roasted Chickpeas

I was first introduced to roasted chickpeas about 12 years ago. I was working with a lovely Indian woman who had shared her food with me and from then on I was hooked! Growing up, the only way we ate…

Chicken Broth

There’s nothing more gratifying than a hot bowl of chicken noodle soup. It is such a delight to have on a day like today when it feels like -10. It really isn’t difficult to make your own broth, it’s just…

Cipollata with Fresh Cod

Last night’s dinner was an ode to my childhood. Growing up, I hated cod. I always thought of it as the fishy fish, you know the fish that really smells like fish? As an adult, I love cooking with it,…

Classic Shortbread Cookies

There is nothing like a buttery shortbread during the holidays or even with your afternoon tea. This cookie is so versatile that it’s no wonder so many people enjoy making them. You can make them sweet or savoury. Add herbs,…

Pear and Feta Wreath Appetizer

During the holidays, we always want to prepare something special, but realize we can’t do it all at once. We need to find ways to create dishes that we can prepare ahead of time and then just defrost or warm…

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

I have been on a non-stop holiday baking ride these days! We are less than one week from Christmas! Ahhh!!! Have you got all your shopping done? If you’re hosting are you ready for your menu? Being home this year…

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