Category Archives: dinner

Instant Pot Swedish Meatballs

A fast way to make a family favourite My mom makes the most amazing Swedish meatballs and the last time I enjoyed them I realized they would be a snap to prepare in an Instant Pot. It’s great to sear … Continue reading

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Pizza with creamy white sauce

Move over tomatoes; there’s a new game in town! I had long thought there wasn’t anything finer in the pizza world than the elegantly understated Pizza Margherita. Often described as the true test of a pizzeria’s prowess, the Margherita relies … Continue reading

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Easy potato and ricotta gnocchi

A dish that might look daunting but is deceptively easy to make! There is something so special about pillowy-soft gnocchi, bathed in a rich sauced and dusted with cheese. It’s probably the pasta I have loved the most since the … Continue reading

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Mac ‘n cheese with roasted vegetables

Boost the flavour of a family favourite! In my home, nothing says comfort food better than homemade macaroni and cheese. It is our favourite Meatless Monday meal! I had a surplus of fresh produce from the Farmers’ Market this week … Continue reading

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Hearty, wholesome grain salad that’s better than tabouli

Cracked wheat with herbs and chickpeas is delicious and nutritious! I remember the first time I had tabouli many decades ago – I loved how tasty and satisfying it was, with all that parsley and mint and yummy vinaigrette to … Continue reading

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Lebanese-style roasted chicken and spicy potatoes

A make-at-home version of my favourite takeout meal! Given my passion for cooking, we rarely order takeout food, but once or twice a year I indulge my constant craving for Shawarma. Typically made with meat that’s been roasted on a … Continue reading

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Niçoise Salad with smoked salmon

A tasty makeover for a classic French dish! During the hottest part of the summer, we eat composed salads quite often for dinner. With the right ingredients, they can take little time to prepare and be both nutritious and satisfying. … Continue reading

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