Category Archive: Food & Drink

happy weekending

Not having pulled it together to bake before Christmas eve, and being laid up afterwards, I’ve had heaps of dough stashed in the freezer. Today I busted it out and got to the… Continue reading

crisp and chewy gluten-free chocolate chip cookies

It’s cold, and getting colder! Being temporarily house-bound, I don’t actually miss battling winter weather. I crave a walk, deep in the woods something fierce, but getting there is another story. The thought… Continue reading

warming the day: beef stew

Beef stew is just a hands-down, satisfying winter meal. Like soup, stew has everything you need in a single bowl. It economizes on all fronts! And if you want to splash out, tip… Continue reading

sunday slowly | gluten-free gingerbread cranberry muffins

It’s been an at-home day, a time to burrow. Even the sunshine hasn’t lured me outside, which is unusual. The vestiges of this cold are lingering, so I’ve wanted nothing more than to… Continue reading

winter morning

Happy weekending, friends. I hope there’s a pocket of time in yours where the worries, stress and hype of the season fade. I’m looking forward to some cooking (and baking!) and the opportunity… Continue reading

lentil soup with lemon, ginger and honey

Nearly all of us in the family have been tagged by a cold. Number Two is the only one still standing. Somehow, I made it through last winter without a single cold. There were a couple… Continue reading

sunday slowly | french toast two ways

French toast is the perfect comfort-breakfast for a grey, winter day, when lolling about at home is all you really want to do. Kieran had his favourite version, what we like to call… Continue reading

Saturday morn | gluten-free baked apple spice pancake

When Number One was small, I made baked German Apple Pancake in a cast iron skillet for the first time. It quickly became a special treat, mostly because it’s one of those recipes… Continue reading

comfort | raspberry lemon gluten-free/vegan muffins

Holy snowfall! And Toronto hasn’t even seen the worst of it … Today was a good day for marvelling at the snow from inside. It was a once-around-the-fridge day to use ingredients before… Continue reading

tea, toast and maritime seashore honey

Kensington Market has been my stomping grounds since the mid 70s. At a time when vintage clothing stores Courage My Love hadn’t yet moved into the Market proper, and Exile had just opened… Continue reading

mother’s day snaps

Having four children living in two cities means that it’s rare to find them assembled as a group. Just when I think I have each peg nailed down, one pops up and goes astray. So having three out… Continue reading

sunday slowly

It’s been an at-home, getting caught up kind of day. I could have easily put off the dish and laundry pile-ups, the plants that needed some TLC, the paperwork and email that needed… Continue reading

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