Tag Archives: dinner

Easy Lemon Garlic Chicken Marinade

Since arriving in New York I’ve had to think about food and groceries differently. Instead of just ‘what do I need?’ and ‘how much will it cost?’, a third variable enters the equation: ‘how much can I carry?’ It’s been easy to just drive my car to the store, load up the back with whatever… Read More

East Coast Garlic Fingers with Donair Sauce

Ah pizza... is there anything more perfect? A slightly crispy crust, thick or thin, covered in a spicy tomato sauce and smothered with melted mozzarella... that is the stuff of dreams. The variations are endless: cauliflower crusts, cheesy layered deep dish, drooping thin crust, rounds of spicy pepperoni, tartly sweet barbecue sauce, roasted chicken, black… Read More

Strawberry Spinach Salad

Best part about nomad life? The second strawberry season is here!!! BEST. YEAR. EVER. Our first strawberry season in Louisiana was wonderful, but can I say there ain’t no strawberries like home strawberries? (‘cause the strawberry party don’t stop.) Nova Scotia strawberry season is upon us. And I seriously can’t stop eating them. I may… Read More

Italian Wedding Soup

Okay, I’m officially in denial. I admit it. Summer is here, and here I am, making soup. I could make some sort of excuse, like drinking hot liquids makes it seem not so hot outside… or that I had leftovers in the fridge that I needed to get rid of… And while both of those excuses… Read More

Crispy Crunchy Egg Rolls

I have only two rules for myself when I go to the grocery store: 1) Never go hungry, and 2) always always bring a list. Without these rules, shopping trips can turn into a disaster. My hungry self is VERY ambitious. As I wander the aisles I think of all the delicious things that I… Read More

Bacon and White Cheddar Quiche

Is there anything that sounds fancier than quiche? When I hear the word ‘quiche’, I think of elegant mini-quiches served on silver platters by white and black clad waiters at an oceanside wedding. Champagne flute in one hand, mini-quiche in the other. There’s just something inherently fancy about them. Maybe it’s because of the French name:… Read More

Nightshade Free Chicken Fajitas

Time to come clean: this recipe is really more Mr. Nomato’s than it is mine. He’s been making this since before we met! It’s one of his specialties. When I'd get home after a long day of teaching he’d take one look at my exhausted face and say the magic word: “Fajitas?” And then disappear into the… Read More

Sweet Potato Beef Stew

You know how sometimes you make something over and over and it’s delicious but just not… fantastic? There’s something missing, but you can’t quite put your finger on it? That was how beef stew used to be for me. Something to eat, not something to really enjoy. That has changed. This beef stew is to… Read More

“Just One More” Sweet Rolls

These sweet rolls are spectacular. They make an appearance at every family function, usually made with love by my Nana, her significant contribution to every feast. She makes enough to feed an army… no, two armies! and rarely are there any left in the basket. They go with EVERYTHING. Turkey Dinner. Tomato soup. Ham Dinner.… Read More