Celebrate the Best of Summer with Roasted Corn Salad

I enjoy the science of food. Creating a recipe, discovering its ultimate math, is the most pleasurable part of cooking for me. Usually I enjoy the making more then I enjoy the eating. A day spent cooking feels indulgent and like an act of self-care as opposed to an act of adulting. Sometimes I work … Continue reading Celebrate the Best of Summer with Roasted Corn Salad

Mom’s “Mac N Cheese”

This week my soul screams for BBQ; but Mother Nature is recommending we stick to a winter menu by providing cold, wet weather. I’ve decided to go somewhere in between. I put some chicken legs in the oven to roast, the whole leg and thigh just like my husband likes and like my mother used … Continue reading Mom’s “Mac N Cheese”

Short Cuts keep the weekend Low Key and Easy

As far as weekends go, this one has been pretty low key. I’ve been fighting a migraine in my neck for over a week, the doctor decided muscle relaxers needed to be my friend and after calling in sick one day and suffering through the other three I was scheduled to work I was ever … Continue reading Short Cuts keep the weekend Low Key and Easy

Easy Monday Chicken Bean Soup

2 cups dried soup mix - beans, peas, lentils, barley - soaked overnight and pre-boiled for about one hour 4 boneless, skinless chicken thighs either roasted or pan fried 2 litres stock - chicken, turkey or vegetable 1 750 ml bottle strained tomato 2 sticks celery 1/2 green pepper 3 cloves garlic 1 medium white … Continue reading Easy Monday Chicken Bean Soup