pink coconut meringues for Easter

pink coconut meringues for Easter

For most of the world Easter means springtime: tree buds bursting open, tiny flower heads pushing through soft earth, birdsong, kneesocks, marbles and skipping ropes. In eastern Canada, it means we can start hoping that winter’s over. These delicate, melt-in-your-mouth … Continue reading

ooey gooey chocolate

ooey gooey chocolate

Last October, entrepreneur Judith Mackin created and organized a fund-raising event for the Saint John Regional Hospital Foundation called OH! CHAIR-ITY! She asked if I was willing to cook dinner for six guests at her home, as one of the … Continue reading

homemade herbed boursin – so easy

homemade herbed boursin – so easy

SAY ‘CHEESE’ Making your own homemade herbed boursin is super easy. Room temperature cream cheese, a little whipping cream, garlic, a mixture of fresh herbs and you’ve got an irresistible tangy cheese spread for crackers, vegetables or to melt over … Continue reading

how to grill the perfect burger

how to grill the perfect burger

RESIST THE URGE TO SQUEEZE! Something profoundly primal happens to me when I hear the sizzle and crack of our bar-be-cue. The smell of a grilling burger makes me instantly starving and sends me running to the fridge to grab … Continue reading