Raspberry Apricot Jam

eating food and preserving

I got to go to the Calgary Farmers’ Market with only one kid today!  Bliss!  And, she was sated and happy, eating her chocolate croissant on my back in the Ergo.  So, I had hands free and an empty stroller to fill up. The market is really starting to hum.  There are berries galore, boxes […]

Mango Smoothie

I love Altaulfo mangoes.  So.  Much.  I find that they are incredibly reliable compared to other types of mangoes and almost always are creamy, smooth, and unbelievably tasty.  Yes, I like mangoes.  A lot.  I like fruit, a lot. We picked up yet another case of these beauties at the Calgary Farmer’s Market this weekend and […]

Chicken Kebabs & Cherry Clafoutis

eating food clafoutis

I love Sunday dinner.  It’s especially wonderful when we get to share it with friends or family or both!  After a very busy week, we managed to have a full yet restful weekend, culminating in some friends joining us for a hang in the garden and sharing in what turned out to be a nice meal. […]


I’ve got two kids and, oddly enough, one of them didn’t care for pasta until she was about two-and-a-half or so.  Growing up, my grandma always knew what I would request for my birthday dinner: spaghetti, meatballs, and her angel food cake (well, not hers, I’m pretty sure it was Betty Crocker’s!).  Needless to say, […]

Buttermilk Scones

I have been on a scone kick this spring.  I think it all began when my rhubarb exploded early this year with our spring that started some time back in mid-January.  And, then this popped up in my Instagram feed one fine day and I haven’t looked back.  So, thanks Julie van Rosendaal – your […]