Apple Cheddar Muffins with Rosemary

Apple Cheddar Muffins with Rosemary

I’m so glad I made these Apple Cheddar Muffins. They are absolutely yummy with the perfect combo of apples and cheddar cheese and a hint of rosemary. I like that these muffins are savory, while the apples add a touch of tart sweetness. I’m using Ambrosia apples for this recipe. I’m excited that we are now intoRead more

Sweet Potato Soup with Black Beans and Corn

Sweet Potato Soup with Black Beans and Corn

Sweet Potato Soup is one of my favourite fall comfort foods. In fact, soup is one of my favourite things about this season. There’s nothing more satisfying than a big pot of homemade soup simmering on the stove. This sweet potato soup with black beans and corn has a southwestern slant with the addition ofRead more

Tandoori Chicken Drumsticks – Canadian Kitchen Style

Tandoori Chicken Drumsticks

Tandoori Chicken is one of my favourite Indian dishes. These Tandoori Style Chicken Drumsticks are a quick way to have amazing tandoori flavour, even if you don’t have a tandoor oven, which most of us here, I’m thinking, do not. I’m no expert on Indian food or cooking. I do love to eat it, though, andRead more

Zucchini Tomato Bake

Zucchini Tomato Bake

Zucchini casserole is one way to use up some of the vegetables from the garden. It’s that time of year when there is so much to harvest. One thing that I love about having a garden is how it forces me into coming up with up new ways to use all the veggies that are growing.Read more

Preserving Fresh Herbs – 6 Ways For Summer Flavour Year Round

Fresh Garden Herbs

Fresh herbs are such a joy for cooks (and eaters). I’m always excited to see the first spring shoots, usually chives and parsley, showing their heads in the herb garden. By midsummer the herb garden is flourishing with them as well as basil, rosemary, thyme, cilantro, dill, sage, mint, lavender and oregano. Everything coming from my kitchenRead more

Grilled Pork & Plum Kebabs

Grilled Pork & Plum Kebabs

No, summer is not over yet. I’m planning on keeping it going as long as possible and I’m still grilling and I’m making these Grilled Pork & Plum Kebabs, still enjoying all of our fresh local summer fruit. I know that the stores are all about back to school, and Costco has Halloween stuff, but I justRead more