Baked Potato, Ham & Cheese Frittata

It has been pretty hot here in Southern Ontario for the past couple of weeks, so for a quick and easy summer dinner I love making a frittata (basically a crustless quiche). What’s great about a frittata is that you add in leftovers to make an amazingly delicious meal. This time I had a leftover … Continue reading

Smitten Kitchen’s Perfect Potato Latkes

Hanukkah begins this weekend, and as a nod to my family’s heritage I like celebrate by cooking up a batch of classic potato latkes! In a hunt for a simple but delicious recipe I tested Smitten Kitchen’s last year and it is indeed perfect. No need to try any others! This recipe will yield you … Continue reading

The Best Slow-Cooker Beef Stew

My slow-cooker is a lifesaver (and wifesaver, and momsaver!) through the winter and this is my favourite and our family’s proclaimed best slow-cooker beef stew. The recipe is from one of my faves – The Looneyspoons Collection Cookbook by Janet and Great Podleski, and it is perfect – melt in your mouth beef, and chunks of … Continue reading

Smashed Potatoes

This is a newly discovered favourite! If you haven’t tried this yet, give it a go, SO yummy! Ingredients: 1  1/2 pounds of small potatoes (I used baby yukon golds, and they were delicious and looked beautiful). Note – I usually eyeball and count out how many potatoes I need for a meal – you … Continue reading