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White Bean Chicken Chili with Kale

March 11, 2013
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I’ll admit, I’m envious of those of you in warmer climates!  Here in Quebec, it’s still a winter wonderland.  I find that this cold weather just begs for hearty, warming meals; the perfect distraction until winter finally acquiesces to springtime’s welcome thaw! Not only is this a healthier chili than those beefy varieties, but it’s also a […]

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Black Garlic Sauce with Spicy Beef and Tofu Stir-Fry

March 7, 2013
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Recently, I got my hands on some black garlic.  Isn’t it beautiful? I’d seen it listed in Asian recipes before, but never had the pleasure of meeting it face to…er…bulb.  When I first picked it up, I thought something was wrong.  Have you ever had garlic that’s gone bad, and it’s all soft and mushy?  […]

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Arugula, Blood Orange, and Avocado Salad

February 14, 2013
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Happy Valentine’s Day, everyone! Here’s a recipe for a beautiful, healthy salad that will impress your sweetheart… and counteract some of that chocolate and culinary decadence!  Plus, avocado is supposed to be an aphrodisiac… ooh, la la! Enjoy! Arugula, Blood Orange, and Avocado Salad adapted from Epicurious Print Arugula, Blood Orange, and Avocado Salad Author: Megg (adapted […]

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Amazing Brownie Sugar Cookies

December 21, 2012
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Christmas is just a few days away. It’s hectic, I know.  The shopping, the wrapping, the decorating… it’s just overwhelming after a while!  And then there’s the food… This holiday season, I find myself in a teensy, tiny kitchen with almost no counter space.  Most of the cooking stuff I’ve acquired over the years is […]

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Pasta Puttanesca and The Dean & DeLuca Cookbook

October 15, 2012
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When I recently saw The Dean and DeLuca Cookbook in the window of a local used bookstore, I just had to have it. You see, it’s one of those cookbooks I’ve always loved but never actually owned. Jesse was kind enough to donate some store credit to the cause, and within minutes I finally owned […]

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Chilaquiles

May 5, 2011
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It’s rare for me to get excited over breakfast foods, but chilaquiles is a notable exception.  This classic Mexican comfort food is brimming with zesty flavors, making it a very special morning meal.  And if you happened to have a bit much to drink the night before, it also doubles as a delicious hangover cure. […]

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