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Apple galette

Apple galette

LisaMar 20, 20223 min read

Last week was Pi day. Pi day is March 14 – an easy way to remember this is that March 14 can also be written as 3.14 which are the…

Real Macaroni and Cheese

Real Macaroni and Cheese

LisaFeb 27, 20224 min read

Like most kids, I grew up on the macaronic and cheese that you find in a blue box. It wasn’t until I was well in my late teens/adult years that…

Easy molten lava cakes

Easy molten lava cakes

LisaFeb 20, 20223 min read

I remember how molten lava cakes were all the rage when they first came out – a chocolate cake that was set around the edges but still oozy in the…

Easy chicken pot pie

Easy chicken pot pie

LisaFeb 15, 20223 min read

I remember the first time I attempted to make chicken pot pie. The recipe was way too complicated and I gave up half way through. It called for roasting bone-in…

Blueberry scones

Blueberry scones

LisaFeb 13, 20223 min read

Over the winter break I tested a number of fruit scone recipes until I settled on one that was just right. Not too cakey, not too dense and not too…

The crepe class

The crepe class

LisaFeb 6, 20224 min read

I still remember the first time I taught how to make crepes in a kids cooking class. The thought of making crepes can be intimidating but with the right equipment,…

Chocolate chip cookies

Chocolate chip cookies

LisaJan 30, 20225 min read

You really can’t go wrong with chocolate chip cookies. Almost any recipe will result in a cookie that tastes great. But there is a certain style that I have been…

Cheese and Scallion Scones

Cheese and Scallion Scones

LisaJul 18, 20212 min read

After a very long hiatus, I am finally finishing my culinary skills certificate at George Brown College. The culinary skills certificate is the first year of the two year culinary…

Aquafaba meringues vs egg white meringues

Aquafaba meringues vs egg white meringues

LisaOct 25, 20206 min read

What is aquafaba? Aquafaba is the liquid from cooked beans. Most of the time people think of chickpea liquid when they hear the word aquafaba but it can come from…