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National Muffin Day: Blueberry Vanilla Lemon Muffins

National Muffin Day: Blueberry Vanilla Lemon Muffins

This past Monday was the Family Day holiday in New Brunswick, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario and Saskatchewan (yay to a long weekend!). Our American friends also were off on Monday celebrating Presidents Day. Two other provinces have holidays in February: PEI Islander Day is celebrated on the third […]

Slow Cooker Moroccan SToup

Slow Cooker Moroccan SToup

Fall is here! The glorious Indian summer we had is slowly coming to an end (but luckily, hanging on for a few more days), the leaves are changing and it’s getting cooler. Time to switch things up. Goodbye cold dinners and hello slow cooker! There’s […]

EZ Tzatziki

EZ Tzatziki

A few posts back, we made Fast Easy Mediterranean Chicken and a Greek Veggie Salad. I realized at the time that, although I took the quick (read no time and slightly lazy) way and used tzatziki from the grocery store, tzatziki sauce is actually quite easy […]

The Better Easy Orzo Side

The Better Easy Orzo Side

While I know there are a lot of people who subscribe to the motto “bacon makes everything better”, in Italy, one doesn’t see bacon at the grocery store or at the butcher shop. Italians don’t use bacon but pancetta. Pancetta is normally sold cubed or sliced […]

(No) Labour Day Cocktails

(No) Labour Day Cocktails

Hard to believe that we’ll be saying goodbye to summer and hello to back-to-school! Summer seems to have gone by quicker than usual! Here’s hoping for a nice long Indian summer with warm days and mild nights. This is the last long weekend of the […]

Italian Summer Bites

Italian Summer Bites

It’s a long weekend, Ontario (and British Columbia, Nova Scotia, PEI, New Brunswick, Saskatchewan, Nunavut and Northwest Territories)! Enjoy the day off! Get together with some friends! Make some cocktails and enjoy the outdoors. I will be spending today flying back from Italy where we […]

#CheersCanada150

#CheersCanada150

July 1, 2017 marks the 150th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada! Happy Birthday Canada! This Saturday, there will be fireworks, festivals and parties to celebrate. Things might get loud! Since July 1 is a Saturday, we lucky Canadians will get Monday off work! (Yippee!!). […]