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I Scream You Scream – part 2

I Scream You Scream – part 2

If you tuned into last Monday’s blog post, you learned about Robert McCay Green and his invention of the ice cream soda back in 1874. (If you didn’t, it’s not too late to go back and read it!) Tomorrow is the day to celebrate his creation. That’s […]

Oh (M.G. Boozy) Fudge!

Oh (M.G. Boozy) Fudge!

What is better than tomorrow being a Friday? Tomorrow is also National Fudge Day! Yet another day that, although you still have to go to work, you have a reason to celebrate! The first-documented mention of fudge was in a letter written in 1886 by […]

Dinner for One – Fast and Fresh

Dinner for One – Fast and Fresh

Solo eating! There are a lot of days when I come home from work and it’s only me and Miss Corona. Pete is in Calgary and I’m not out with friends for dinner every night. Usually, there are leftovers in my fridge as I normally […]

Fugly Chocolate Chip Cookies

Fugly Chocolate Chip Cookies

Most of you know that I’m not a baker. I’m not sure whether it’s because I don’t have a sweet tooth or if it’s the exactness of baking that doesn’t appeal to me. Don’t get me wrong, when I see a gorgeous cake, cupcakes or other […]

Quick Chicken Orzo Vegetable Soup

Quick Chicken Orzo Vegetable Soup

This recipe is so quick to make it doesn’t even need an intro! It is a great use for leftover chicken and a great “dinner in a hurry”. Prep time: 10 minutes; Cook time: 15 minutes; Serves: 6 – 8 people What you need: 1 small fennel bulb, thinly sliced […]

Italian Spring Salad

Italian Spring Salad

I love springtime in Italy! Everything is so beautiful and green. I love to get my planting done so that we’ll have beautiful flowers and vegetables in the summer. (After all, there is nothing better than fresh off-the-vine tomatoes!) While the flowers may be in […]

AB²C Salad

AB²C Salad

Everyone is looking to increase the veggies they consume, but sometimes we fall into the same rut. Steamed asparagus, steamed broccoli – same old, same old. Salads are a great way to get more vegetables into your meals, but sometimes get boring. After spending some time in southeast […]