Parsnip and Potato Mash with Bacon, Thyme and Caramelized Onions

Light, creamy and packed with flavour! This spin on mashed potatoes is lighter and is a wonderful alternative! The parsnips offer a lovely sweetness to this side dish that pairs so well with pork, chicken or beef! This dish is easy to prepare and keeps well as leftovers! Try this recipe for your next holiday party or family family dinner!

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Bacon and Feta Stuffed Zucchini Blossoms

Delicious, delicate and beautiful. Zucchini Blossoms are subtly sweet and add a graceful addition to any plate. Get out of your comfort zone any try adding something extra special to your next dinner menu! There are a number of ways you can prepare these beauties, but here is a sublime stuffed version which perfecty showcases how magnificent these blossoms are. Using the vegetable oil gives the petals a delicious caramelized crunch which beautifully encases your savory filling! For best results; use the blossoms right away as they don’t have a long shelf life.  

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Parmesan and Bacon Mushroom Caps

These savoury Parmesan bites are deliciously buttery and completely addicting. Growing up this appetizer was a favourite at family gatherings and together we have recreated a version of our own. These truly are a great appetizer choice for any season and are so simple to create. You can also prepare the filling in advance and keep in the fridge until ready to serve.  The biggest challenge with these beauties is to only have one!

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Pierogies with Bacon and Cheddar

Thin velvety pastry filled with bacon, cheese, potato, then browned in butter. What is not to love? Once we decided to try making our own pierogies from scratch, we haven’t looked back. Upon mastering the dough, your options are endless on how you can stuff these dumplings. The trick to perfecting pierogies is ensuring the dough is rolled thinly and the filling is infused with enough flavour. Pierogies can easily be served as a savoury appetizer or main course.  They also reheat well and are a great meal prep idea!  

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