Passover 2010: A Recipe Roundup

[Cookbook Giveaway Alert!  Check out Sally’s gluten-free adaptation of my Butterscotch Blondies recipe, AND enter to win a free copy of Sweet Freedom!  Just go to Sally’s blog for the details.  You have until April 2nd to enter!] I was thrilled that the HH and I were invited to two seders this year (sorry, Girls).  […]

Corn Crêpes with Quick Tomato Tracklement*

* [or Concasse, if you prefer the more conventional term. . . but I just loved the word “tracklement” ever since I read it on Lucy’s blog, and besides, “Tomato Tracklement” is just so much more alliterative.] Last weekend was our Canada Day holiday, and this year I learned an important lesson.  No, it wasn’t “Canada […]

Frugal Frittata

Whenever we visit my family in Montreal as we did this past weekend, I return to Toronto feeling a little discombobulated.  Since I was a callow young’un when I moved away from home (at 17), I never really got to know La Belle Ville that well before I left, so I always feel like a tourist when […]

Nut Roast Extraordinaire

  The first nut roast I ever made–or ever tasted–was for the romantic Valentine’s Day dinner I cooked up for the HH and me this year. Well, let me tell you, the specific holiday notwithstanding, it was definitely love at first bite (of the nut roast, that is–shame on you for thinking otherwise!  Besides, after eleven years, love […]

Roasted Potatoes with Sweet and Sour Cipollini Onions

There are times when I glance around my chaotic home office, and I despair a little.  Then my eyes glaze over and I fall into a reverie about the good ol’ days, when I used to be organized: desktop in order, with clearly demarcated “to do” and “done” piles.  Mail returned with great alacrity, and an empty “inbox” each evening.  Shoes […]