Watermelon Mojito

Here’s the thing; I feel mint is a lot like cilantro in the way that you either love it or hate it. While I enjoy both, my boyfriend is not a fan of the former. No matter if it’s used in savoury or sweet dishes, he insists that mint should be found only in toothpaste. […]

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Coconut Curry Meatballs

Days when the inside of our home smells like a Thai food market are never bad ones. Sure, the kids complain but that’s a given unless I’m serving chicken fingers or KD. With the help of my boyfriend who has mastered the art of selective hearing, I’m slowly learning to drown out the whining surrounding […]

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S’mores Bars

On weekends when the stars align and my boyfriend isn’t catering or working crazy hours at his restaurant, we “glamp”. I use the term “glamp” loosely. “Glamping” normally consists of luxurious accommodations and although we are technically sleeping in an RV, ours is by far the crappiest on site. She was built before I hit […]

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Citrus White Wine Sangria

My best friend eloped this weekend. I’ve never been a bridesmaid, so when she asked me to be her witness I decided that this made me her unofficial maid of honor. This may have been a bit presumptuous of me but screw it; if I was ever going to be in a wedding party it […]

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Spicy Mango Chutney

Our household has a very love-hate relationship with mango chutney. While I would smother that perfectly balanced sweet and spicy shit onto just about anything, my male counterpart doesn’t like it at all. I’m not exactly sure what it is about the chutney that he finds so offensive but the silver lining to his unwavering […]

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Peanut Butter Cookies

Growing up, peanut butter cookies were a staple in our home thanks to the Kraft recipe posted on the back of their jar. Flash forward and I still love the sweet and salty treat, though I’ve moved away from the original Kraft recipe a smidgen. The reason I decided to bake these cookies this week […]

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Piña Colada

Hypothetically speaking, if I drank both piña coladas (one for each hand) immediately after photographing them, is Garth Brooks to blame for my afternoon drunkenness? No? Alright, fair enough. In my defense, these slushy drinks are too delicious to stop at one. Piña coladas scream white sand and teal water even if, like me, they’re […]

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