Archive of ‘Main Dishes’ category

Halloumi, Asparagus and Watermelon Salad

Putting together healthy, fast and satisfying weeknight meals may very well be the Achilles heels of most cooks. I spend the better part of my professional days developing recipes and coming up with easy dinner solutions for Canadian Living readers, but I do often come home with the eternal, almost cliche, “what’s for dinner?” question. […] Read more…

 

Snow Crab Rolls

Ask me any day of the week what I’d like to have for dinner and I’ll probably ask for seafood. Whether it’s steamed lobster drizzled with olive oil, lemon and salt, seared scallops on top of a velvety potato puree or clams tossed with al dente spaghetti and white wine, properly cooked seafood always makes […] Read more…

 

Whole Branzino with Roasted Tomatoes

If I could dispel any food myth, it would be that cooking fish is more finicky than cooking chicken breast or steak. I think fish tends to get a bad rep as being ‘bland’ or difficult to properly cook, and much of that most certainly has to do with the often poor selection of fish […] Read more…

 

Chorizo and Arugula Scrambled Eggs

It you’re anything like me, cooking really isn’t just about the food. It’s a social endeavour of sorts.I’ll cook up a storm for friends and family any day of the week, but tend to shy away from elaborate concoctions when I’m cooking for myself. Don’t get me wrong, I’ll indulge in a plateful of delicious […] Read more…

 

Pantry Pasta

We all have those nights don’t we? The day’s been long, it’s already dark outside and the fridge has little else in it other than milk, mustard and jam. My solution? Pantry pasta! I love coming up with quick mealtime solutions with what I happen to have on hand — and it doesn’t become much […] Read more…

 

Slow-Cooker Pulled Pork Sandwiches

As I write this, endless cotton balls are falling from the sky, and have been for hours. This is winter at its finest but also the kind of weather that can make you a little lethargic. To beat the winter blues, I opt for slow-cooked, comforting fork-tender meat, like this pulled pork. To be honest, […] Read more…

 

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