Blog Archives for category Tips & Tricks


The absolute quickest way to peel a whole bulb of garlic!

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The BEST Spaghetti & Meatballs!

I found this recipe on Jaimie Oliver’s Food Ministry, tried it and it was a hit! The meatballs are so… Continue reading »


17 meals from $13 of Salmon!

As mentioned in previous posts, things are a bit tight these days and so I’m embarking on this journey on… Continue reading »


Get your kids involved in the kitchen!

Bash! Roll! Pick! Shake! It’s like a Batman episode from the 80s! Get your kids involved and handling food at… Continue reading »


PINEAPPLES De-Mystified!

I finally learned how to cut a pineapple! I remember my mom showing me how, but when I did it,… Continue reading »


How to stretch $3.06 worth of pork!

Things are a bit tight these days and I’m trying to really stretch our food to get the most out… Continue reading »


Learning about Chia Seeds

I first learned about chia seeds when I watched Hunger for Change. Then today, I got oat bread with chia… Continue reading »


Kitchen Ergonomics!

Kris & I are making sushi for our daughter Emily’s 10th birthday (her birthday dinner request!). Usually I do a… Continue reading »


What NOT to do with your oven when preparing supper!

Last night I started cooking supper at 4:30pm. I was so looking forward to taking it slow and enjoying the… Continue reading »


First time meeting and talking to Local Farmers! Weee!!

Kris & I went to St-Anne’s market today featuring local farmers showcasing local &/or organic produce, cheese, honey, teas, meats,… Continue reading »