What in the heck is cat’s claw?

I should probably clarify the question that exists within the title of today’s post. When I say cat’s claw, I’m not referring to a literal cat claw that can be found attached to the pad of their foot; rather, I’m making reference to cat’s claw as an herb, and if you haven’t heard of it, … More What in the heck is cat’s claw?

Read this if you’re a fan of Vietnamese spring rolls

When my Oma and Opa were still here with us Earth-side, towards the end of their lives, they found themselves living in Hamilton. They lived in a retirement home, and once a week, my mom would head to the Hammer to visit with them, run any errands then required, etc. I was in university during … More Read this if you’re a fan of Vietnamese spring rolls

Here’s how to make some delicious Italian carbonara

When my family and I visited Rome, Italy, a few years back, my dad stumbled across a particular pasta dish that he raved about for years, long after we had left Rome. He had the opportunity to sample some authentic Italian carbonara, and he’s been hooked ever since, understandably. Granted, we aren’t in Rome anymore, … More Here’s how to make some delicious Italian carbonara

Here’s how to make some wicked chicken breasts in an air fryer

The other night, I found myself in a bit of a pickle in regard to what exactly I was going to make for dinner on this particular evening for Blaine and me. I knew I was making pasta of some sort, but needed to come up with a protein, and I was running short on … More Here’s how to make some wicked chicken breasts in an air fryer

Looking to flavour your food with something new? Read this

Quite a few years ago, I was blessed to come across an item in the supermarket known as Taj√≠n. If I remember correctly, I picked this up while doing some grocery shopping while I was in university, and I fell head-over-heels in love with the stuff. Devastatingly, I haven’t been able to spot this glorious … More Looking to flavour your food with something new? Read this

Ever wanted to try your hand at making homemade dill pickles? Read this

I positively love dill pickles, and I always have. I will never be able to comprehend how some folks cannot stand dill pickles, or pickles for that matter, but these people are in my thoughts and prayers, always. Living life without being able to savour dill pickles seems rather desolate, if you ask me. I’ve … More Ever wanted to try your hand at making homemade dill pickles? Read this

Read this to learn how to make some delicious guacamole

I absolutely love guacamole. You just can’t go wrong with it paired alongside a bowl of some crunchy, salty tortilla chips, and it’s versatile in the sense it works as an appetizer or even a meal, depending on what you’re feeling on a given day. I could easily eat chips and guac as a meal … More Read this to learn how to make some delicious guacamole