SWEET TOMATOES

SWEET TOMATOES

I love a fresh tomato sauce and it's the perfect season for sweet cherry and grape tomatoes at the market.  What to have for dinner is easy when you have these lovelies... 2 pints or more of cherry/grape tomatoes halved extra virgin olive oil 2 cloves garlic, smashed and minced large handful of fresh basil [...]

DID SOMEONE SAY CHICKEN?

DID SOMEONE SAY CHICKEN?

"MAN!" It's cold outside and what better excuse to cook some comfort food, especially roast chicken.  This has been a family favourite, my oldest son usually requesting this for his birthday dinners. It's simple to make ahead and did I mention delicious, yes, finger licking good;) One whole chicken cut into pieces, or, buy your [...]

Fresh Crab

Fresh Crab

Living on the West Coast definitely has its advantages.  Who would argue, we have milder temperatures, oceans, beaches, mountains, forests, literally the most beautiful outdoors in our backyard. So when my son came home from pulling up crab traps and hands me fresh crab, its hard not get excited.  Fresh crab comes with a celebratory [...]

Lemon Tuna Penne

Lemon Tuna Penne

I think most of you can relate, it's the day old question, "what to make for dinner?" makes me cringe every time.  I'm not a food blogger or a chef...I love food and I enjoy eating.  I hate grocery shopping, so today, I challenged myself, there must be something in the fridge or cupboard I [...]