Deny it as I may, the Northern Hemisphere has firmly slid into autumn. With that, I've found myself craving casual, carefree, comfort foods that are quick and painless to prepare. These longings don't end at the main course but include desserts (especially ones that are company-impressive, without the drama). Enter 3-Step Mini Cheesecakes. Topped with… Continue reading What’s On Your Plate – October – Mini-Cheesecakes
'What's On Your Plate' will go live tomorrow (Wednesday, October 6). Deb and I would love for you to join us and share a dish (or two) that you have enjoyed this past month (regardless of who made it). You can share in the comments, in a blog post, on Instagram or in any way that you… Continue reading Reminder: What’s On Your Plate and What’s On Your Bookshelf — Coming Soon!
How is it the middle of September already? Seriously!! August was a whirlwind, and September has been rushing past at breakneck speed. Still, I did manage to sneak in a few books. My online book club finished reading and discussing The Tenant of Wildfelt Hall. As usual, we broke the book into four sections and… Continue reading What’s On Your Bookshelf This September?
Welcome to What's On Your Bookshelf (#whatsonyourbookshelfchallenge), hosted by Sue Loncaric, Debbie Harris, Jo Tracey and me. The simple purpose of this challenge is to share a love of reading. We hope that you will join us. Basic guidelines are at the bottom of this post. It's been a while since I last shared what… Continue reading What’s On Your Bookshelf?
The July/August edition of Chatelaine Magazine featured six recipes from female, Canadian, Indigenous chefs. The very first one looked simple, healthy and meatless -- urging me to give it a try. 'Three Sisters Casserole' is so named because of the traditional indigenous practice of growing squash, corn and beans together "with the cornstalks holding up… Continue reading What’s On Your Plate this August – Three Sisters Casserole with a Side of Bannock
This month's ‘What’s On Your Plate?’ will go live on Wednesday, August 4. My cohost, Deb, and I would love for you to join in. Let us know something that’s been on your plate this past month. It could be breakfast, lunch, dinner, snack, dine-in or dine-out. You can share with a simple photo, a few words… Continue reading A Reminder and An Introduction
Inspired by Janis's link-up recommending Hello Fresh, I decided to give them a try. I had always been curious about this type of meal service...and a tad skeptical. I had imagined too much package waste, too expensive, too much meat, too many calories and too similar to processed food. When our first box arrived, I… Continue reading What’s On Your Plate: Cantonese Noodles – 4 Ways!
This month’s ‘What’s On Your Plate’ will go live on Wednesday, July 7. Below are a few of my food photos from the last few weeks. (Yup, I'm that annoying person with a camera when others are trying to eat.) I am incredibly grateful that family and close friends are once again front and center in… Continue reading ‘What’s on Your Plate – July Edition’ is Coming Soon!
What's been on my plate recently: Vegetarian Minestrone Soup served in beautiful ceramic bowls. The soup was prepared by The Salvation Army (Parksville). The bowls were handmade and donated by The Arrowsmith Potters Guild. This was part of the Bowl of Hope To Go Virtual Fundraiser that recently took place on May 28, World Hunger… Continue reading What’s On Your Plate — Bowl of Hope To Go
This month's 'What's On Your Plate' will go live on Wednesday, June 2. We'd love for you to join us and share something that's been on your plate this past month. Here are a few dishes that have been on mine (some of them inspired by WOYP contributors). See you Wednesday! Donna and Deb