Happy Halloween! Tis’ the season to roast vegetables and today is no exception. Lately I have been turning into a huge brussel sprout fan and I am loving it. Many years have passed in my life where I never tried a brussel sprout let alone thought about roasting it in the oven. Well my friends [...]


Happy Monday!  Hopefully you had a nice weekend and are ready to get back to the grind.  The fall is creeping up and routines will soon be created.  One routine that we want to work on this year is more family time at the dinner table.  So we can talk about the day, share our [...]


Simply Roasted

by zesty on September 14, 2012 · 1 comment

You know sometimes the simple things in life really make you smile. – Watching your garden flourish… makes me smile.  - Cooking with fresh vegetables from your garden as opposed to not… makes me smile. – Tasting homemade food made by you… makes me smile. – Asking your son who is 7 to follow a [...]

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A Smashed Potato

by zesty on March 18, 2011 · 19 comments

Scrambling with work and Disney preparations – I decided to recycle one of my new found favorite ways to serve potatoes… Let me know if you like them. Growing up on PEI, potatoes are everywhere, and I have grown to love them.  Whether they are mashed, baked, french fries, scalloped, pan fried, boiled, microwaved ( [...]


90 Second Cheesy Chicken Nachos

by zesty on September 17, 2010 · 6 comments

Help the Students Event: Day 13 Remember the chicken I featured on Wednesday?  Well we didn’t have time to eat it right away so guess what I did?  Yeah I think you figured it out from the title…. I pulled all the chicken off the bones, grabbed the roasted grape tomatoes and mushrooms and made [...]


The sun is shining, the birds are chirping and the water is as blue as blue can be.  Oh What a place!  Regis and Kelly are here and they have been since Saturday doing this week of shows from beautiful Prince Edward Island and they have been raving about it.  Really you cannot disagree. Last [...]


Hoisin Roasted Chicken

by zesty on June 18, 2010 · 4 comments

Friday is here!  Earlier in the week I prepared a roasted chicken for some extra meals.  I realized I had purchased two of these little suckers because they were on 2 for 1 at Sobeys.  I put one in the freezer but left the other one in the freezer.  When I noticed it in the [...]


A Chicken Wing!

by zesty on May 31, 2010 · 8 comments

Happy Monday!  I am going to keep this short and simple and let the chicken wing do the talking.  If you didn’t already know – I love chicken wings!  I try them everywhere I go to see if I can find the best chicken wing on earth.  I love making them at home with different [...]


An Oh Canada Sweet Potato Stack!

by zesty on March 1, 2010 · 11 comments

OH CANADA!  Where do I start with today’s post.  Let’s just say yesterday was a pretty exciting day for Canadians.  Not only did we win the Men’s Hockey Gold medal in an exciting game but we won the most gold medals in Olympic history.  All I can say is WOW and now I am not [...]


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