Fancy Cooking Terms and Hacks to Impress

Fancy Cooking Terms and Hacks to Impress
Fancy Cooking Terms Explained Ever been to a dinner party and the topic of cooking came up? Now you can keep up on all the fancy cooking terms and maybe teach your friends and family a few things they haven't heard of!  Sit down and get your pen and paper! Here's...

Fresh Summer BC Ingredients

Fresh Summer BC Ingredients
Wondering what's in season on Vancouver Island and where you might be able to get some of these delicious ingredients? Check out Island Farm Fresh! They've got a comprhensive list of great local farms and markets you can visit this summer! And... if you're wondering what's in season right now, we've created...

Spicy Mexican Chocolate Ice Cream Sandwiches

Spicy Mexican Chocolate Ice Cream Sandwiches
Are you looking for a fun project to do with your kids over the long weekend? Or maybe you want to stretch your baking skills and give yourself a delicious challenge over the weekend? We know it's going to be sunny this weekend (please weather gods, us poor Victorians surely...

Strawberry Rhubarb Cookie Bars

Strawberry Rhubarb Cookie Bars
Today we're bringing you a recipe inspired by one of Spring's (and Vancouver Island's) most promininent fruit offerings- rhubarb! Generally, when we think of rhubarb we think of pie (which is awesome!), but sometimes we don't always have the time or the motivation to make an entire pie. That's why...

Cheesecake Swirled Carrot Bundt Cake with Walnuts and Raisins

Cheesecake Swirled Carrot Bundt Cake with Walnuts and Raisins
We decided to bring you a show-stopping dessert to wow your family and guests this weekend, but also keep you from spending hours and hours in the kitchen. It's carrot cake meets cheesecake to create the perfect Easter or Spring dessert.  This cake not only looks spectacular, it tastes devine and...

Superfoods: What you need to know!

Superfoods: What you need to know!
Superfood is a term that gets thrown around a lot by various people. Whether it's a conversation you're having with a friend or family member, adverstising that you see on a package at the grocery store, or a tv commercial, superfoods seem to be everywhere. So what's the big deal?...

Cranberry Raisin Irish Soda Bread

Cranberry Raisin Irish Soda Bread
  Have you ever made Irish Soda Bread before? We hadn't, but we're happy we tried it. The start of March means that St. Patrick's Day is right around the corner and we want to make sure that you're prepared with an arsenal of recipes to wow your friends and...

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip
  Do you have any big plans for Oscar Sunday (we mean, besides waiting eagerly for your LUB delivery to arrive!)?  Have you seen any of the movies that have been nominated? This year we've done a pretty good job of keeping up with our movie watching- so far we've...