Strawberry Peach Hand Pies

The hand pie is such a perfect invention. Portable, easily to bring to a picnic, and you can safely wrap them up and give them to your friends without worrying about also giving them COVID! I’ve made these for a couple of physically distanced park hangs and they’re a hit. Good pastry crust can be …

Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Sandwiches

Sure, you could just go to the store and buy yourself an ice cream sandwich. But that’s no fun! If you’ve got some time on your hands, it’s way more fun (and delicious) to try making your own! These sandwiches were inspired by a favourite coworker, who loves some mint chocolate chip ice cream. I’ve …

Quinoa Greek Salad

This week on Cooking with Dad – more quinoa! Quinoa is great because it’s super easy to make (just use a ratio of 1:2 quinoa to water, super easy to remember) quick (15 minutes!) and full of protein and fibre. Last week I introduced my Dad to quinoa with these quinoa burrito bowls and he …

Quinoa Burrito Bowl

This week on Cooking with Dad, my Dad discovers the joy of a bowl! I’m a huge fan of bowl meals, but I find they’re often a lot. Usually good bowls have a ton of different flavours and textures, which tends to mean a lot of prep. Not a great recipe to make with a beginner chef …

Sheet Pan Veggie Fajitas

Last week, I taught my Dad the wonder of the sheet pan dinner with this sheet pan cauliflower and he was hooked. Sheet pan dinners are so great – they’re quick, easy, and there’s minimal cleanup! And this one is really great – marinated mushrooms packed with flavour, along with charred peppers and onions make …