Instant Pot Butter Chicken

A delicious and simple dish with loads of flavour from aromatic spices! Ingredients: 8-12 boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut in half 2 tbsp Garam Masala (most grocery stores carry this!) 1 tsp salt 1 tsp black pepper 4 tbsp butter 1 red onion, chopped 5 cloves of garlic, minced 2 tbsp ginger (grated or puree) … Continue reading

Italian Sausage Soup with Kale

After lots of heavy foods over the holidays, I’ve been craving something light. I had a package of sweet italian sausages in the fridge that needed to be used, so here is what ended up happening. Ingredients: 1 tbsp olive oil 1 pound Italian sausage 2 onions, chopped 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 cup … Continue reading

PSP (Pumpkin Spice Penne)

I know you’re thinking…what? But it’s that time of year when everything is Pumpkin Spice, isn’t it? So why not something savory? Here’s a great meal when you get that Pasta craving… Makes 4 Servings Ingredients: 1 lb sweet italian sausage 1 large sweet vidalia onion, sliced 2 cloves of garlic, minced 2 tbsp butter … Continue reading

Wine Country

Last weekend, I turned 30. For this occasion, my fiance and my best friend planned a day out in Nova Scotia’s rapidly growing Annapolis Valley wine country. The first winery we went to was Luckett’s Vineyard, owned by grocer Pete Luckett. We did some sampling there and had lunch in their fantastic outdoor restaurant overlooking … Continue reading

Jamaican Me Hungry!

A couple weeks ago, we had an impromptu dinner party at our place featuring some of our favorite Caribbean-inspired dishes. The menu ended up consisting of Jerk Chicken, fried plantains, curried apple and pineapple slaw, and festivals. We topped it all off with a pineapple upside down cake with rum caramel. As promised, here are … Continue reading