Monthly Archives: November 2019

‘Clean out the fridge’ meatball soup

Make a hearty and satisfying meal in less than 30 minutes! Inspired by classic Italian meatball soup, this version is fast and flexible. I vary the vegetables depending upon what needs using up in the fridge. Squash or sweet potato … Continue reading

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Elevate your charcuterie game

Unique condiments take boards from ordinary to outstanding! It seems everywhere I go these days, people are dishing up cheese and charcuterie boards. I think it’s a great trend because it’s a way to cater to lots of different tastes … Continue reading

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Delicious learning at the new Pelican Seafood School of Fish

New classes offer tips and tricks to make preparing fish a breeze! I feel so lucky to have grown up eating lots of fish thanks to my Maritime heritage. My mom’s skill and my love of being in the kitchen … Continue reading

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Paula Roy’s Favourite Foods Season 2, Episode 11 recipes

Playing with pasta: beyond the basics! If your family is anything like mine, you probably have pasta for dinner a LOT. It’s one of the first solid foods my kids fell in love with as toddlers and for years and … Continue reading

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Blueberry crumble shortbread cookies

A modern spin on a classic treat! This recipe is inspired by the thumbprint cookies my Mom made when I was little. In our house, we actually called them thimble cookies because that’s what she used to make the indentations … Continue reading

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French toast and fruit bake

A tasty twist on a breakfast classic! We have a LOT of overnight guests in our home so I’m always trying to come up with easy breakfast and brunch ideas. I’m a big fan of these twice-cooked oatmeal squares, these … Continue reading

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