Gnocchi and Creamy Tomato Sauce

Most all of my posts pertaining to Valentine’s Day have been unabashedly sweets orientated.  Today, though, I thought that a savoury yet romantic dish was in order, as none of us can survive on sugar alone. I think one of my favourite parts of making gnocchi is that it is so soulful–every step seems to […]

Vegan Cinnamon Swirl Pancakes

So I’ve got a couple of things I want to talk with you guys about today.  Daft Punk and these chummy pancakes. Let’s talk about Daft Punk first. So I’ve known about Daft Punk for quite a while (upon a smidge of researching, I found that they’ve been around since the 1990s), but for the […]

Bacon Meatloaf

“Hope “Smiles from the threshold of the year to come, “Whispering ‘it will be happier’…” Alfred Tennyson Happy New Year, guys!  Cheers to 2014! BACON MEATLOAF Adapted from the Pioneer Woman. 250 mL / 1 cup whole milk 6 slices of bread, about 250 grams 230 grams / 8 ounces ground pork 685 grams / […]

Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin pie has never been a really traditional thing in our house, and neither have pumpkins (aside from carving a couple around Halloween and then roasting the seeds).  So last year I decided to make a pumpkin pie, and it was really good.  So I then started experimenting and trying to make a “whipped pumpkin […]

Pie Crust Part I

We’re almost halfway through November and it is officially pie season. An oft feared and neglected element of pie is the crust, the shell that encapsulates a creamy custard, juicy fruits, or a dense yet fluffy puree.  Pie crust is to a pie what bread is to a sandwich, quite critical.  A proper pie crust elevates […]