Tag Archives: casserole

Fabulous fajita skillet casserole

All the flavour of this Tex-Mex favourite, with none of the mess! I love fajitas but I don’t love how messy they can be to eat. This dish packs all the fabulous flavour of fajitas into a delicious, easy to prepare … Continue reading

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Cheesy Zucchini-Apple Tian

I’m always looking for new ways to serve vegetables to my family. This dish was a big hit with everyone and I especially loved it because not only is it super easy to prepare, it’s also easy to serve and … Continue reading

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Roasted Chicken with Cherry Tomatoes

A surplus of ripe cherry tomatoes in my tiny urban garden was the inspiration for this recipe. I’ve resorted to only growing cherry tomatoes as the squirrels in my neighbourhood are stealthy and hungry. Watching a full-sized tomato slowly ripen, … Continue reading

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Green Tomato and Romano Bean Gratin

Ask anyone to name a dish involving unripened tomatoes and you’ll most likely hear, “fried green tomatoes”. While those are popular and delicious, I knew there had to be something else I could do with them when they showed up … Continue reading

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Scalloped Potatoes with cream cheese and chives

I have always wanted to love scalloped potatoes. Growing up, the ones I tasted – my mom’s, my aunts’ and others – were good, but not spectacular. Sometimes the onions didn’t seem to be cooked enough, sometimes the sauce was … Continue reading

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Contemporary Cottage Pie

I grew up eating Shepherd’s Pie without understanding much about its history. It turns out that what many people call Shepherd’s Pie is actually Cottage Pie – a dish from 19th century England. Typically made of seasoned, minced beef mixed … Continue reading

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Pasta with Tuna, Lemon, Capers and Olives

This easy, family-friendly recipe is a modern take on the tuna casseroles of old which frequently featured soggy pasta and bland sauce. The only thing that made those meals palatable for me was the sprinkling of crushed potato chips on … Continue reading

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