I can’t believe that we’re in the back half of August, someone please tell me where the summer has gone! That being said, there are still many days ahead to soak up this beautiful weather and enjoy cool beverages, flowy dresses and delicious fresh summer food. I was thrilled to have the opportunity to partner with Sandhill wines for this … View The Post
As a new mom of two boys, I now ‘get it’. I finally understand what my friends were saying when they told me that having one kid is like having a pet, but two is like having a zoo. I could write a whole post about this new experience of being pulled in opposite directions but I won’t digress; I’m … View The Post
Hot weather makes me crave Mexican food. I’ve only been to Mexico once, so I can’t say that there’s any good reason for this association, it just happens. So when summer hits in the Okanagan like a ton of inferno bricks, out comes the BBQ and a truck load of cilantro. I eat cilantro like it is salad, seriously!
I love birthdays. Ok, maybe not my own, but I love other people’s birthdays. And it’s my job to make the cake – I don’t know if anyone ever asks me, it’s just a given. We don’t eat cake very often, but when we do let me tell you, it doesn’t come out of a box. The truth is that … View The Post
My aunty Becky once told me that there are some things you don’t mess with (ok, she put it a bit more colorfully), and for me, a meat sauce is one of them. I like it to taste like I just stepped into Italy and load it up with heaps of fresh basil from the garden and a healthy dose … View The Post
Our go-to summer appetizer is homemade salsa and guacamole. You simply can’t beat the fresh garden flavours. This salsa is best made an hour or two before serving to allow the flavours to come together. Serve with the best tortilla chips you can find. 2 ½ c. finely chopped heirloom tomatoes (or regular tomatoes can be substituted) 1 seeded … View The Post