Mango BBQ Lentils

  The weather is still chilly here in Newfoundland, so we’re warming up inside with these Mango BBQ Lentils. No grill required for this healthy and hearty vegetarian dish. It’s sweet and tangy with just a touch of heat. The BBQ sauce is homemade, and dare I say fantastic. So, if you REALLY don’t want […]

5 Ingredient Baked Jalapeno Poppers

Who’s ready for a fast, easy and delicious pub food recipe?? Enter our 5 ingredient baked jalapeno poppers. These small bites are spicy, creamy, savoury and oh so good. Also, they aren’t deep fried, so we’re gonna pretend they’re good for us. These are so stupid easy to make I wasn’t sure a recipe was […]

How to Start Seed Indoors

  Kicking off this Mother’s Day weekend with some tips on how to start seed indoors. Despite our rocky soils and short growing season, we are fortunate in Newfoundland and Labrador to have plenty of land to start our own gardens. Anyone who has gardened here will fully appreciate (or curse) our nickname “the rock”. […]

How to Visit Cinque Terre the RIGHT way

  Cinque Terre is a very popular destination in Italy, with no shortage of articles written about the place.  Because of this, it is often crowded with tourists and hard to get around.  So we are here to help you learn how to visit Cinque Terre the RIGHT way.  Translated from Italian, “cinque terre” means […]

Cilantro Jalapeno Margarita

  Up your drinking game with a little spice and herbs with our Cilantro Jalapeno Margarita. This drink is refreshing and perfect for Cinco de Mayo.  Obviously, not something we really celebrate here in Newfoundland, but any excuse to make mexican food, right?  They know what they’re doing.   Not gonna lie, tequila isn’t my […]

20 Minute Chickpea Vegetable Green Curry

Hey folks, got any plans for supper this week? How about making our 20 minute chickpea vegetable green curry ?? Yes, good plan. As with most things in my life, this recipe was brought about by a little procrastination. Laura (youngest sister) had told me when she’d be home for lunch and asked me to […]

Milan by Foot: 5 Things to See & Do in a Day

  Before the melancholy of vacation withdrawal sets in, I’m here to share how I recently spent two weeks in Italy. First stop: Milan. We only spent one full day in Milan, so that’s all you’re getting folks! A one day walking itinerary (sort of) to help you plan your trip. While traveling by car […]

Honey, Fig, Apple and Feta Tart

  Happy Sunday Folks! I’m working this weekend and so I haven’t had much time to make or post anything. Also, this long ass sprinter (spring/winter) has got me a bit down in the dumps.   But things are looking up!  It’s sunny today! So I’m bringing you a quick and easy weekend treat. This honey, […]

Spicy Asian Peanut Noodles

Hey Everyone!! While Nicole is away having the time of her life in Italy, we’re here falling back on old standards, including this one, our younger sister Laura’s Spicy Asian Peanut Noodles.  She doesn’t do a lot of original recipes, but what she does do, she does it well.   These noodles are perfect for […]

East Coast Honey Garlic Fingers

  While Nicole is off gallivanting around Italy,  I’m here at home wishing the freshly fallen 50cm of snow in my driveway would just frig off.   So we’ve got an Italian-inspired East Coast classic for you today!  East Coast Honey Garlic Fingers are an Atlantic Canadian must-try.   Basically, Honey Garlic Fingers are like an […]