Comfort food – I’m craving my mum’s chicken pot pie

Yesterday morning as I sat around moping and deciding what to do for the day in terms of food, I texted my bro in law to wish the family a Happy Thanksgiving. We haven’t always gotten along in the past but in the past few years with caring for dad – we’ve really bonded. Color…

Comfort Food – Chicken Noodle Soup

There’s nothing more comforting than wrapping yourself up in a warm blanket and sitting in your favorite chair with a hot bowl or cup of soup to warm you up on a cold fall day. This was one of those days yesterday. It was cold in my condo. It was dark and gloomy outside. I…

Cooking Tips: staple ingredients every aspiring chef should own

Today, I wanted to talk about cooking basics. The more I learn about cooking, the more excited I become and want to share everything with you. I’m far from being a professional chef. The reason I wanted to become a better cook was for health and financial reasons. I realized how much money I was…

Ukrainian Sausage Recipe

I found some sausage in my drawer that I forgot I had. This is a common problem as a single person living on her own. It’s also why I refuse to store vegetables into the proper vegetable drawer. I use it so rarely, that great food often gets forgotten down there. Did you know potatoes…

Barley and Vegetable Soup

Homemade soups, to me, always taste better when cooked for hours in a slow-cooker. Plus, it fills my condo with such an amazing blend of aromas. My mouth is watering as I’m typing out the ingredients for this recipe. The hardest part for me when it comes to making soup, is the base of the…