Monthly Archives: October 2013

Tasha’s Corner: Oyster Paella

Tasha’s Corner has been pretty sparse lately. Insert excuses here. Anyway, on the eve of my friend Keith’s marathon Halloween party (I say this because it lasted about 26 hours) I decided to use my new paella pan imported from … Continue reading

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My Perfect Packable Sandwich

Tomorrow Z and I are going pumpkin picking with her class (yay!) and we were asked to pack lunches. Since I am nowhere near a morning person (neither is Z) I knew that I had to pack our lunch this … Continue reading

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Cranberry Thyme Muffins

Living in cranberry country, as i do, it’s a familiar thing during this season to see wheelbarrows on the side of the road piled high with cranberries from a bog right through the bushes. There’s always brown paper bags and … Continue reading

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Cheating Chicken Pot Pie

So you know that roast dinner? The one that I seem to keep writing about? Well…I do like to stretch a chicken if I can into as many meals as possible, and this bird is no different. It’s getting cold … Continue reading

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My husband and I have loved eating this since we first tasted it in 2007- but have never been brave enough to try to make it ourselves. I’m not quite sure why, it’s not that difficult to make, to be … Continue reading

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Roasted Chicken with Fresh Fennel

There’s something about roasting a chicken that seems so homey to me. It makes your house smell delicious and you have this lovely piece of meat that you can carve up-so that once you’ve decided you’ve had enough roast it … Continue reading

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Beef Negamaki

This is something I make quite often (well when I can find thin cuts of beef on sale). It’s really easy, is very kid-friendly, and is fab for leftovers. This is what you need; 3-6 very thinly cut steak 3 … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Halloween Cookies

The other day Z and I had a few girlfriends over to make some special cookies for a dinner we were attending the next day. I wanted the cookies to be festive, delicious and super easy for kids to make. … Continue reading

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The Great Meatloaf Sandwich

This is the perfect fall meal. Why is that? Because a sweater will hide the bulge this type of meal will create! I remember my mom making meatloaf and mashed potatoes and then the next day our school lunch was … Continue reading

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Lavender Peach Jam

So apparently I’ve made a habit of not posting regularly as of late. I’m going to blame the weather. It’s starting to get legitimately cold, dark and rainy. In my book unless I’m in London that type of weather is … Continue reading

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