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Caesar Potato Salad – chunky red potatoes pieces get tossed in a homemade, garlic & parmesan loaded, caesar salad dressing along with plenty of crisp cooked bacon. This is a summer barbecue side dish you’ll make time and again. Caesar Potato Salad The idea for a Caesar Potato Salad is one I came up with quite a while ago and finally got around...

Homemade Montreal Steak Spice – less expensive plus you control the salt level. A recipe for one of the most popular seasoning blends in Canada that you can easily make at home. Homemade Montreal Steak Spice. Far less expensive and you control the salt level. Montreal Steak Spice is an iconic seasoning here in Canada and has been used on backyard grilled steaks...

Grab a summer sea breeze and a pack of D’Italiano® Herb & Garlic Hamburger Buns to enjoy these simple delicious seafood inspired sandwiches; perfect for summer entertaining too. Seafood Marinara Sandwich Summer and seafood go hand in hand here in Newfoundland. Local seafood is bountiful during the summer months and I love using as much of it  as I can...

Chocolate Whipped Cream Cake with Strawberries – an impressive looking dessert cake from scratch, that’s actually much easier to make than you might think.   Chocolate Whipped Cream Cake with Strawberries As usual, I can’t resist a grocery store special, and when California Strawberries were on sale last week at practically half their regular...

Chickpea Soup with Green Lentils & Tomato – a healthy and delicious vegetarian soup featuring chickpeas, green lentils, tomato, carrots and onions in a light, herb flavoured broth. Chickpea Soup with Green Lentils and Tomato Now that our daughter Olivia is home from university in Toronto for the summer, the vegetarian cooking around here is on the upward...

Lemon Cranberry Scones – with an easy to make, lemon glaze. Fragrant lemon and tart cranberry in every bite of these soft and tender scones; perfect for afternoon tea or weekend brunch. Lemon Cranberry Scones, with a simple delicious lemon glaze. These gorgeous little Lemon Cranberry Scones were a hit even before they got their own recipe post. In fact, I hadn’t...

Asian Glazed Pork Belly. A little sweet, a little sticky, a little salty and a little spicy and so deliciously satisfying. Slow cooked to tender, silky perfection. Asian Glazed Pork Belly The truth is that I’ve had this Asian Glazed Pork Belly recipe for quite some time but never posted it. It is a real personal favourite of mine but I hesitated to post it because...

You can celebrate Cinco de Mayo all grilling season long, with these fast, fresh and flavourful Mexican Spice Grilled Chicken Sandwiches on Wonder Whole Wheat Buns topped with fresh made salsa. Mexican Spice Grilled Chicken Sandwich Happy Cinco de Mayo! Our collaboration with Wonder Bread and D’Italiano continues with this celebration of Mexican spices on a...

Scallops au Gratin with Jarlsberg Cheese, an indulgently delicious appetizer course or served with a side salad and crusty bread for a special lunchtime meal. Scallops au Gratin with Jarlsberg Cheese When I was first asked to develop a recipe using Jarlsberg cheese, my mind went in several directions; from a cheese and potato soup to a spring vegetable and Jarlsberg...

The Ultimate Bacon Wrapped Cheeseburger on Wonder™ Ballpark Classics Hamburger Buns. Up your burger game to championship level with these amazing, smokey bacon wrapped, juicy beef burgers. Ultimate Bacon Wrapped Cheeseburger So what makes a bacon wrapped cheeseburger ultimate? The answer is simply the best ingredients that come together to make something spectacular. If...