Fruit, vegetables, coffee cups, wine glasses, kitchen utensils, chefs with laughably large toques and roosters are some of the images that appear when you search 'kitchen art' on just about any poster/art website. Why? Who said that that's what constitutes art appropriate
Having said goodbye to Halloween and with Thanksgiving on our doorstep I thought I'd roundup a few inspirational pumpkin dishes. Breakfast, lunch or dinner, there is something for everyone.
A sweet and spicy combo can't be beat -- I have a feeling these coconut cayenne cacao balls will land a seriously delicious punch!
Why, you may ask, would you want to pare down a holiday menu known to embrace surfeit into something that consists of bite-sized servings? I can think of several very good reasons. One, eating yourself into a coma
Okay, you guys. This is just plain cool! Think of all the different images you could turn into candy. THEN... think of all the different occasions you could use said candy! You've got party favors for your next, oh, ten parties covered with these bad boys.
While I love cooking and can quite happily labor away for hours in the kitchen, there are times when you want quick & simple without resorting to fast food and/or takeaways. Enter the 3 ingredient recipe.
This kitchen was dark and dated until Knight Remodeling took it under its wing. Even though it had natural wood cabinets before, they added no warmth. Although I know people who yearn for a window above their sink, it too seems lacking--especially when
We're rounding out this months soup series by shining the spotlight on the mighty yellow eared giant, corn.
This dish is super simple to prepare, a true one pot wonder that you can dress up or down to taste and never fails to impress at potlucks and dinner parties.
In case you hadn't heard, Halloween is right around the corner! We've decided to eat our way to the finish line with some of these sweet and savory -- and oh-so-spooky -- treats! Happy haunting!
In keeping with comfort foods I'm going to show you how to tackle a perennial favorite of mine, Minestrone, which is derived from the Provençal dish, Soupe au Pistou.
When I first ran across this how-to on The Burlap Bag, I stopped dead in my tracks, years of struggling to peel/de-seed/eat a pomegranate flooding back to my mind as a giant swooshing sound filled my ears. HOW DID I NOT KNOW THIS TECHNIQUE BEFORE NOW?!
As the days get shorter and the nights cooler I find myself pulling out my favorite soup recipes, partly because nothing heralds in cooler weather better than homemade soup.
Here is my Bean, Bacon and Tomato Soup recipe, hearty and wholesome and great for a family night in or entertaining around the fire place.
Mmm... fruit leather. This healthy snack is a cinch to make at home using whatever fruit floats your boat!
Pam and Bill MacGillivray entered Canadian House & Home's 2012 IKEA kitchen makeover contest and won! Designer Cameron MacNeil was in charge of the transformation, which turned their dated 30-year-old-kitchen into a bright, modern space with a hint of
I love a good risotto, it's my ideal comfort food. While you can go to town with variations, one of my favorites is creamy butternut squash and fresh sage.
It's easy to prepare and I'm going to show you how!
One of our favorite things to do with our backyard hens eggs is to make good old fashioned pancakes. We do it at least once a week and I've had several requests via Twitter and Instagram (@mattallison) to share my recipe, so without further ado, here it is!
It's time to roll up your sleeves and dust off your rolling pin because the baking season is coming. Feeling unprepared? If you need to freshen up your baking skills before the heavy-hitting months of November and December roll in, I'd start with one of the basics: apple pie. Here's a recipe to wet your appetite.
Target, in collaboration with Campbell's, recently released a limited edition line of Andy Warhol soup cans in celebration of the 50th anniversary of his famous screen print series. While I've been tempted to pick up a few, I don't really know what I'd do with them. Store them indefinitely on a shelf? Eat the contents; then what?
A few months back, Sweetie and I installed a new backsplash in our kitchen. After multiple samples and trips to tile shops, we finally found the perfect tile: pencil- cut slate. At 17 bucks a square foot, it was a bit more than we thought we'd be spending, and, because it was pencil cut, it was tricky to work with as slate has a tendency to flake. The eight backsplash installations in this roundup have neither of
These. Are. Adorable: fortune cookie place cards you can make in snap, without sewing a single stitch! Plus, they're bound to bring some good luck to your next event, right?