Stuffed Vegetables

Looking at all the lovely vegetables available and on sale these days (for example green peppers (.97/lb at No Frills), pie pumpkins (.97/ea. at No Frills), and winter squash, I started thinking about stuffed vegetables. Which I have not made many of over my life of cooking, but I decided it was time to experiment. 

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Parmesan Chicken Tenders

Welcome to another easy-peasy recipe and another family favourite chicken dish! This recipe uses chicken breast fillets, which are on sale at No Frills this week for $4.97/lb. They are quick and convenient because they are already sliced, but you can use whole chicken breast and cut them into strips yourself. Chicken breast is bland, 

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Ratatouille with Baked Eggs

You may have realized by now that I am a big fan of quick and easy weeknight meals and this recipe is no exception. It also makes great use of many of the wonderful fresh vegetables that are at the farm stands right now. You can make this dish with the eggs or leave the 

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Chilean Comfort Food

We have all been eating fresh corn for several weeks now, and relishing every moment, knowing how brief is the corn season. But since corn is on sale this week at No Frills for $1.56/dozen, this is a good time to do something beyond corn-on-the-cob. A classic corn dish in Chile is called Pastel de 

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Egg Roll in a Bowl

This weeks recipe is one of my go-to weeknight meals. It is quick and easy and makes use of one of my favourite budget friendly meats, ground pork. The pork is on sale this week at Metro, a 1 pound package for $5.99. To me, that is a little on the pricey side, but still 

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Tomatoes, More Tomatoes!

Tomato season is truly upon us. I know, this blog featured tomatoes last week as well! But I just went out into my garden to gather what is waiting to be picked this morning, and the colors and tastes are just too nice! See photo above for the results. I will do some canning, mostly 

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Zucchini-Tomato-Onion Gratin

The farm stands here in Prince Edward County are brimming with so much beautiful produce right now. I picked up a huge Zucchini the other day for .75 cents! This weeks recipe is a delicious way to serve up those gorgeous tomatoes, zucchini and onions that are available at all the local farms. I have 

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7-Layer Ranch Salad

Today’s recipe is one of my favourite salads for a BBQ, potluck, or anytime you’ll be feeding a crowd. It can (should) be made well ahead and surprisingly, leftovers stay fresh and can still be eaten the next day, which is unusual for a salad. Many of the ingredients are on sale this week at 

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