carmen’s capers (with no capers) casserole recipe

carmen’s capers (with no capers) casserole recipe

The recipe for the ever-delicious-certainly-not-low-fat Carmen’s Capers (with no capers) from a Company’s Coming cookbook by Jean Paré.

Why the fuck am I so bad at recipe writing? + A loose Beet Salad recipe

Why the fuck am I so bad at recipe writing? + A loose Beet Salad recipe

I’m not going to make excuses. I have been more than delinquent about posting — shameless plug — I was putting together an amazing magazine called frame. Please go look at it, it’s my baby. Niceties aside, last week I was feeling fancy and made 

Blood Orange Aperol Spritz Recipe + A History

Blood Orange Aperol Spritz Recipe + A History

Many of the evenings I spent in Italy began like this: A hot evening, a crowded patio, an Italian sunset, and several Aperol Spritzes. During Aperitivo, the supersonic happy hour hosted by many bars in Italy, you can munch on a simple but plentiful buffet of breads and 

And That’s a Quiche: My Foray into Food Film Making

And That’s a Quiche: My Foray into Food Film Making

I am SO freaking excited. Last week, the lovely Kelly Neil and I got together and made a real live, fancy looking food film! We have a lot in common besides being members of Halifax Food Bloggers and I was flattered when she came to me with 

The History of the Moscow Mule + a recipe

The History of the Moscow Mule + a recipe

The Moscow Mule. Holy moly what have I been missing? Ginger beer, vodka, and lime on ice: Simple, fresh, and oh so easy to drink. The history of the moscow mule was as equally surprising to me! Traditionally, this libation is served in a copper cup. 

Straight From The Line Cookbook Review

Straight From The Line Cookbook Review

Over the past few weeks I’ve found myself back in the kitchen, finally! During the winter months I relied heavily on old favourites and didn’t venture past my usual winter comfort foods of spaghetti, creamy soups, and spicy curries. But now that Spring is here (sort 

Mission Accomplished! Best of the Cover Recipe Challenge

Mission Accomplished! Best of the Cover Recipe Challenge

I DID IT!! After 12 months, 12 cover recipe challenges, 34 recipes, and 25 wines, I finally completed the Food & Wine Cover Recipe Challenge! What a delicious roller coaster of a year! To my pantry, I have added 6 types of vinegar, 4 types of 

Prime Rib Windup: December Cover Recipe Challenge

Prime Rib Windup: December Cover Recipe Challenge

C’est la fin! Finito! Dunzo! The Food & Wine Cover Recipe Challenge IS COMPLETE!  Twelve delicious months ago, I challenge myself to cook every cover recipe of Food & Wine Magazine for the whole year of 2013, and last month I completed the challenge! I cannot 

Turkey Lurkey: November Cover Recipe Challenge

Turkey Lurkey: November Cover Recipe Challenge

Happy uber belated Thanksgiving and Merry Christmas everyone! Yes, this is a post about my Thanksgiving meal, and this is another late posting for my Food & Wine Cover Recipe Challenge. For November’s issue there was a major focus on Thanksgiving meals because of the 

Grown Up Peanut Butter and Jelly: October Cover Recipe Challenge

Grown Up Peanut Butter and Jelly: October Cover Recipe Challenge

With all the guests I hosted and cooking I did in October, the month just flew by, and somehow the Cover Recipe Challenge got pushed to the back burner. However, in true Food Girl in Town fashion, I finished the challenge and posted late, so 

Chicken Fried Chicken Livers: September Cover Recipe Challenge

Chicken Fried Chicken Livers: September Cover Recipe Challenge

9 Months. That is how long I have been doing the Food & Wine Cover Recipe Challenge, and it feels like an eternity. I seriously cannot imagine how women are pregnant for this long because this labour of foodie love is getting old. I can’t 

Spaghetti and Plantballs: August Cover Recipe Challenge

Spaghetti and Plantballs: August Cover Recipe Challenge

So this post is exactly one month late. The post for my exciting meal for August’s Food and Wine Cover Recipe Challenge is late simply because it was summer and I was off galavanting, sorry folks, I have no excuses. But here it is at