This is another one of those smack-my-forehead, why-didn't-I-think-of-that deals. A paper plate turned basket?? Yeah, it's perfect for when we take treats into the office or give them as a thank-you gift to teacher, but they would also be great for backyard BBQs for servingContinue Reading
Do you have a mom who has everything? Are you tight on cash for a Mother's Day present? Do you want to do something extra-special this Mother's Day for the special mom in your life? If you answered 'yes' to any of these questions, the perfect gift for your mom or mom equivalentContinue Reading
This dish is a spring favourite, easy to pull together in around 15-20 minutes and packed with flavour, color and texture.
Appetizers are BIG in Sweetie-pie's family. Christmas eve is oftentimes a collection of cheeses, rollups, tiny meatballs, chicken wings and other delectables that you can eat with your fingers or toothpicks. Which is why I LOVEContinue Reading
Wine and cheese are like Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire - gorgeous together and perfectly suited. But, like any great relationship, they're each complicated and require a little finesse and understanding to work well together.
For those that have not experienced country captain, it's a southern-style casserole of curried chicken and rice. With the change of seasons my wife was feeling a bit under the weather and so I was inspired to fuse the two into a springr style chicken soup borrowing from the captains aromatic middle-eastern flavors.
I do love fresh tuna, it's a bit of a taboo as much of it is under severe threat from over fishing, so make sure you use a sustainable option from your local fish monger or market.
This dish is a perfect Spring time treat served with a chilled glass of white wine on the patio or deck.
I recently made these doughnuts for my Spring Brunch Gathering. And? They were a total hit, and matched the festive feel and color of the brunch. Every one loves doughnuts...but even better, these are baked and a much healthier option for breakfast. So you can have three :) Continue Reading
This is comfort food at its best, simple, wholesome and packed with flavour. Roasting tomatoes brings out intense flavours, don't be afraid to get a little colour on them under the grill either.
To the outside world, Nicole's kitchen 'before' might look perfectly fine, but Nicole wanted a change. And all it took was some paint and a new glass tile back splash. Everything else--appliances, furniture, and light fixtures--remained the same. Check outContinue Reading
I think Spring is definitely worth celebrating. After a long, cold winter the sun starts to shine and flowers begin to bloom. It's as if life starts all over again. So to celebrate, I put together a little brunch. Continue Reading
Another fun use for our beloved Sharpies include tarting up cloth, in this case cloth-turned napkins. Their creator made the napkins (17" square with a half-inch seam allowance) double-sided, with one side being a colorful print and the other a simple off white. On the off-whiteContinue Reading