Curried Coconut Butternut Squash Soup

I love a squash soup when the weather starts to get colder - it’s the ultimate cozy food. I’ve made a few different variations in the past, but sometimes the ultra-smooth texture can have me feeling like I’m eating baby food, which is the total opposite of what I’m craving. The spiciness of the Thai…

Simplified Slow Cooker French Onion Soup

I love french onion soup, but I've always been intimidated to make it at home because I don't have the proper bowls or ramekins to serve it in, which I thought was an essential to get that perfect cheesy, bready crust on top. My kitchen is pretty tiny, and the last thing I need are…

Slow Cooker Chicken & Ginger Congee

Congee is one of my all-time favourite comfort foods - my mom always refers to it as the Chinese version of chicken noodle soup. Chinese people traditionally have it for breakfast, but I like it any time of day and often make a big batch in the morning before I head out to work so that I can come home to a big warm bowl of it for dinner. It's also an incredibly cost-effective meal to make - all you need is 8 parts water to 1 part rice to get a perfect congee. I like to use chicken thighs because they get delightfully stringy and swirl nicely into the rice after a day of slow cooking, but pork tenderloin and white fish like tilapia are also great substitutes.