Ricotta, Kale, and Spinach Stuffed Shells

Plated Ricotta, Kale, and Spinach Stuffed ShellsI saw a picture of these online and instantly knew I had to make them, possibly because the image was tagged as Food Porn and they looked worthy of the title. I used my family as guinea pigs, and my mom was happy that it was a way to get us to eat kale, which is great for you but not everyone’s favourite. They were fun to make, though a little messy to fill with spoons (I would suggest a Ziplock piping bag rig). My photos aren’t as good as the post I saw, but they tasted great! Continue reading

Alpine-Inspired Baked Mac and Cheese

Alpine-Inspired Mac and CheeseI made this for my family last night for Family Day, a Canadian statutory holiday created solely for the purpose of having a long weekend in February.  We normally make another kind of baked macaroni, but I wanted to try a different recipe and this one went over well. I served with roasted broccoli with garlic which complimented the cheese well. Here’s to appreciating your family! Continue reading