Monthly Archives: March 2017

Recipe: “Bring on Spring” Pasta Carbonara

In an effort to try and convince myself that it really is Spring (Snow, I am looking at you), I created a pasta dish that brings some nice spring colours to my bowl. My pasta is handmade and I coloured … Continue reading

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Marching out like a lion? Of course that means playing with recipes!

I am sitting here,with a cup of coffee, and watching the snow fly. The calendar tells me it is Spring, but Mother Nature has different idea. And so, it seems like a great day to think about food. O.K…what day … Continue reading

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Recipe: Lamb Keema

I know I’ve mentioned this cookbook before, and I’m going to mention it again, since it is one of my favourites. Judith Finlayson‘s The 150 Best Slow Cooker Recipes is such a GREAT collection of recipes. I have the first edition, published … Continue reading

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Recipe: Perogie Casserole

Uh oh…I almost hate to use this word, but this is a Deconstructed Perogie Casserole. The reason for the deconstruction? My dough wasn’t cooperating and I got tired of fighting with it, trying to roll it out.   Ingredients: 1 tbsp … Continue reading

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A Writing Experiment

When I started my blog in May 2015, it was a way to keep connected with family and friends back home. It was simply a means to document my six months living in Barbados and have all of the experiences … Continue reading

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Memories of Caramel Macchiatos

Yesterday Pot Lucky, a blog I follow, posted Handcrafted Espresso. And I realized that I haven’t had a Starbucks Caramel Macchiato in AGES! It brought back memories of my first boyfriend. Every Wednesday, he’d pick me up after class and we’d … Continue reading

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Recipe: Blueberry Cake Bars

Lately I have really been craving something sweet after dinner. So today I decided to make something for dessert, instead of scrambling around later in the evening. The recipe I used is actually called Apple Cake Bars, and it comes from … Continue reading

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Recipe: Oatmeal “Bread”

A friend of mine recently shared an interesting sounding recipe with me. And I thought I’d share it with all of you. I’m not posting the recipe on my page. Please click on the link to go check it out. … Continue reading

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Wrestling the Black Beast of Depression and Anxiety

When I sit down to write a blog post, I might touch on a tough topic or two, but overall I try to keep things light-hearted. I post recipes, I try to be funny and positive. But lately I have … Continue reading

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My first Tattoo

So, this happened today. Bringing together Barbados and the partial lyrics of a song by the Rankin Family, I have a tattoo that reminds me of my family. And the location means that they have my back. Pain? What Pain? I … Continue reading

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