Recipe Index

Tag: casserole

don’t adjust your monitor: purple shepherd’s pie

Forget about the fudge, the cake, the cookies. We are well into January now and it seems like a wholesome tasty dinner recipe is needed. If it’s comforting, colourful and nutritious, well, then it kind of is like icing on…

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a winning trifecta: tortilla pie

This past week was busy. Not only did I have my own design work and meetings to attend to, but I had to play corporate graphic designer at my old job, filling in for a old collegue on vacation. There…

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like an old sweater, but better: baked pasta with roasted vegetables

It’s been rainy and grey for the past 2 days now and I’m totally getting back into cooking and baking again. It feels good and familiar, like wearing a comfy sweater with holes in the cuffs to poke your thumbs…

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not a pretty picture: pate chinois

When I was little, I couldn’t wait until Christmas or Thanksgiving to arrive. Sure, there was turkey, but I was always more enamoured with the Tourtière, the French Canadian pork pie that my mom always had on the table. My…

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get your veg on: roast vegetable pasta bake

It was so sunny and bright and warm this afternoon that I spent a lot of time wandering my neighbourhood. It was a welcome relief from being chained to the computer working on client projects. The sun was strong and…

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tribute in tuna: tuna casserole

Tonight my friend Kyla’s radio documentary, “Gerda and Olcott” will air on CBC Radio One. It’s about some love letters she found at a Berkeley flea market and the resulting meeting with one of the letter writers. It’s an amazing…

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oh polenta: polenta casserole

I had only 1 prior experience with polenta (about 10 years ago) and I wasn’t pleased with the results…but something pushed me to try again and I’m so glad I did.

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