Recipe Index

breads, pizza & sandwiches archive

whole wheat biscuits

Before the flurry of holiday activity begins (or if you are just more organized than I am and have everything all sewn up), take a breather and relax. I made these whole wheat biscuits yesterday morning and they were perfect…

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thanksgiving basics: onion, celery & sage bread stuffing

This is always a strange time of year for Canadians. We’ve already had our Thanksgiving weeks ago, so all of this American hoopla over the holiday seems like it’s a “been there, done that” kind of deal. But this year…

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apple cinnamon biscuits

Wake up to these babies. They are light, fluffy and perfect – and chock full of apples and spice. They taste like autumn, especially when eaten with an apple-cranberry-rosemary sauce. Or apple butter. Or smeared with cherry jam. Even plain,…

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pear & ginger vegan scone

I make scones quite often on the weekends. It’s a nice diversion from oatmeal or granola and it makes the house smell like a bakery which is as close the the heavenly ideal as I can get. This Saturday morning,…

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make this now: tomato & corn biscuit pie

Three weeks vacation is a long vacation and we loved every moment of it. Well, maybe not getting bit by mosquitoes. If I’m thankful for anything about living in expensive Vancouver, I’m very thankful that there are no mosquitoes. Being…

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mexican nacho pizza

My pizza dough recipe was wack. You made it and you liked it. Phew! I’ve made some pretty interesting pizzas in my past. Remember when I made a pizza with goat cheese, spinach and figs? Or that time when I…

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leftover grain veggie burgers

Right about now, I’m probably cruising down one of the picturesque side highways in New Brunswick or I’ve set up camp around the Bay of Fundy and dipping my toes into its muddy banks. Or maybe I’m sucking face with…

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pizza blanco & the easiest pizza dough in the world

Despite claims otherwise, people still see homemade pizza as time-consuming and tedious. Nothing can be further from the truth. It’s easy, it’s delicious and it’s a skill that can win friends and influence people. For those of you who are…

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