Category Archives: Sides

Chunky Cranberry Apple Chutney

I’m always delighted to discover sparkling jars of my Chunky Cranberry Apple Chutney hiding behind the apricot

The Best Zucchini Relish Recipe

This post is contributing to the Canadian Food Experience Project. The Canadian Food Experience Project began

Artichokes ‘n Smoked Salmon Eggs Bennie

Pretty fancy name for a thistle! Artichokes are native to the Mediterranean, so it comes as no surprise that my

Aglio Et Olio ‘n Homemade Pasta

Some of you might recognize the name on this shop in Florence. One of our most prominent food blogging friends is

Jane’s Crunchy Pecan Salmon, Salsa Verde and a Kale Salad

The Spring Festivus worked! { Even my blog seems to have imported without a hitch! } Warm temperatures have begun

Winter Cocooning

An hour’s delay at the airport, .. with reassurances from the wife of our pilot { who was also flying with us

An Autumn Tumble of Words and Recipes

  ♥ Disclaimer: I should mention now that these poems and ramblings of mine are not always a reflection of

Little Cow Patties

i reckon this here post might just have to be my last Calgary Stampede recipe for 2012 ♥ i just don’t have

A Year in Provence ~ Betteraves Printemps


Some readers may wonder where Smidge’s particular passion for “all things edible” arose. Having

Harmonic Inclination for Honey Roasted Potatoes

Harmonic Inclination If a sound wave is divided again and again the harmonic pitch rises, higher and higher,

Spaghetti Squash and Random Acts of Kindness

“Ahhh… ” he murmured and then there was a sagacious pause, you know… the kind where one waits

Sepulchritudinous Acorn Squash

“8 + 5  is… 12… no, 13!  Aaargh!” I love how this happens at the most inopportune times;

“I was 32 when I started cooking; up until then I just ate” Julia Child

I feel compelled to divulge that food hasn’t always been the most awesome, incredible, and peachy adventure that

rainbow chard

Diary of a Wimpy Housewife and Market Veggies

I am a wimp, a pushover, a cream puff some might say (Hey, I should make those!)  I’m the person who listens to

Simple… and Sweet! Springtime Oven Roasted Veggies

We went on an awesome 16 km bike ride today, straight up and straight back down again.  “Hey!