Quick Classic Tomato Soup

Quick Classic Tomato Soup

On a dreary day there’s nothing quite as comforting as a bowl of tomato soup and a grilled cheese sandwich. I’m not sure what it is about it, but it just hits the spot. It must be some lurking childhood memory that brings up those cozy feelings as soon as my spoon dips into the vibrant red… 

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Classic Bacon Cheeseburgers (& my favourite burger patties)

Classic Bacon Cheeseburger

I haven’t shared many burger recipes on here, even though they are almost a weekly occurrence over here in the summer. There is a reason, albeit a pretty lame one. I’ve tried making burgers with all the mix-ins but over and over again our favourite patty has always been the simplest of patties and our favourite… 

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Classic Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Frosting (regular or heart shaped)

Classic Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Icing

Happy Valentine’s Day! I have to say, holidays have become so much more fun now that my kids are old enough to get excited about them. Valentine’s Day for us usually means a stay at home date with a special meal made after the kids go to bed. But this year, my crazy parents are keeping… 

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Christmas Tree Hunting + Classic Vanilla Marshmallows

classic vanilla marshmallows

Last weekend we braved the snow and the cold and headed out west to find a Christmas tree with my family. I haven’t gone tree hunting in many, many years, so I was really looking forward to it. And, it did not disappoint. It was so much fun, despite the cold. And, after we all… 

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(Classic) Vanilla Ice Cream

classic vanilla ice cream

Everyone needs classic recipes in their lives. This vanilla ice cream is definitely a must and worthy of the classic title. As my 16 month old daughter looks at this picture she’s humming “mmmm…. mmmm” with a tiny smile on her face. She knows a good thing when she sees it. My mother in law… 

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