Zucchini Corn Eggy Pie

After a glorious ten days away in the mountains with family, we came home to a glut of zucchini and I was super stoked to try out some new recipes.  But, first, a quick recap of the trip and a garden update. Family vacay By current standards, I’m from a large family of four kids […]

Frozen Chicken Teriyaki

Well, not really, but kinda? I love to stock our deep freeze with good meat and have it around to pull out whenever.  Sometimes I have the foresight to thaw it ahead of time, other times it’s small enough that I can thaw it in an hour in some cold water, and then there are […]

Honey Peach Jam

It was market day today and I scored a $10 half bushel of peaches from Oliver, BC.  They aren’t the most gorgeous specimens but they were cheap!  And, I’m going to get about 27 cups worth of jam out of them.  They can’t be that bad, either, as the girls have eaten about four between the […]

Lime Ginger Scallops

I have a decent collection of cookbooks.  Some that I amassed to recreate the family collection that I grew up with.  Others that I would buy each summer that I trekked to Northern BC to work in silviculture, usually at a delightful local bookstore in Smithers, so that I could read them cover-to-cover at night in […]

Chicken Kebabs & Cherry Clafoutis

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I love Sunday dinner.  It’s especially wonderful when we get to share it with friends or family or both!  After a very busy week, we managed to have a full yet restful weekend, culminating in some friends joining us for a hang in the garden and sharing in what turned out to be a nice meal. […]