All this month, we’ve been celebrating Squashtober and the amazing, awesome, super delicious fruits of the season. We thought we’d just take a moment to look at our own favourites, and see if you have any of your own! Butternut Squash This is probably Steve’s all-time favourite...

While it’s delicious and a great side dish to any fall meal, squash is also filling. A little goes a long way, and it’s not exactly known for coming in small packages. So, what do you do with leftover squash? Well, in truth there are tons of...

Thanksgiving just wouldn’t be Thanksgiving without a great, homemade pumpkin pie. At least, that’s what we’re told. But when you’re looking at a great spread, complete with desserts, a little light changeup is nice. I’ve been having a great time this year making some fantastic cupcake and...

Thanksgiving is all about indulging in our festive food fantasies. Turkey. Stuffing. Potatoes. Seventeen kinds of bread. More stuffing covered in gravy on top of the third helping of potatoes. Sweet potatoes goobered up with marshmallows. The list goes on and on and on. But what if...

There’s a rule of thumb in cooking: if you find multiple recipes for the same kind of thing, figure out what they have in common. That’s the actual recipe. Everything else is a tweak or a family signature – which is totally fine, and it’s...

Now that you're all up to speed on what goes into the legendary pumpkin spice, it's probably time we tried our hand at some recipes! Of course the fall season is filled with amazing food, and the whole point of #Squashtober is that right now we're...

In the last few years, it seems the food industry has gone completely bonkers over pumpkin spice. It’s in lattes. It’s in cookies. It’s in loaves. It’s even in dog food. But what the heck is “pumpkin spice,” and what’s the big deal about it? Well, there’s not...

It's pie time! Thanksgiving is this weekend in Canada, and that means it's time to get baking! Nothing says "Thanksgiving" like a fresh-baked pumpkin or apple pie (or both!). And the base of any good pie is, of course, the shell! Pie dough can be tricky and a...

Fall is the best time of year for a lot of reasons. Of course we know that everything in the food world is focused on pumpkin spice everything right now, and likely will be until after our friends in the USA celebrate Thanksgiving in November....

Fall is our absolute favourite time of the year. As teachers with kids, it's almost like it's our own new year. New clothes, a new plan of attack at work. And, let's not forget, it's the prelude to the amazing food and holiday celebrations that come...