Food and Drink

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Microwave Potato Chips {recipe}

Got a microwave, a spud, some parchment paper, the muchies, and 5 minutes of willpower? You are well on your way towards a delicious and potentially radioactive treat. For those with a healthier or low-carb mindset, I’m also happy to report that this trick will apparently work just as well with sweet potatoes. This leads me to believe that other lovely and flavorful starchy vegetables (beets, parsnips, etc) are probably good candidates for this procedure. Continue reading


Goulash like object

My mom used to cook this meal. I think there’s a good chance yours did too. For some mothers, this dish would include a box of some kind. The box would include a flavor pack and the resulting dish would be a somewhat zesty affair. My own mother did this sometimes, but more often then … Continue reading

Fast and easy kale {recipe}

Kale is easy and, despite its status as a hardy brassica, it can also be quick. Add some raisins and tofu, serve over rice; now you’re talking about a quick and easy potential kid-pleaser that should be on every weeknight go-to list. My fast and easy kale recipe began as an adaptation to one of … Continue reading

Easiest of easy muffin recipes.

Muffins are, without a doubt in my mind, the easiest and most joyful breakfast item possible. They are practically instantaneous, and kids love them regardless of their bran content. A few years back, we stayed at a fabulous bed and breakfast in the Bruce Peninsula where the owner and chef– a fabulous lady named Ruth– … Continue reading

The Dhaba Walla Comes to Toronto!

As if in response to my ongoing anxiety about the lack of good indian food within a reasonable proximity to my downtown Toronto workplace (to which I will be returning after a year of leave in a little over 2 weeks), the fates have blessed me with Tiffinday. Modeled on the idea of the subcontinental lunch phenomenon known … Continue reading


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