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Lemon and Rosemary Roasted Turkey

Hello Spring! With the warmer weather and tulips comes a new found energy to host friends and family for meals such as an Easter feast. Have you ever thought about forgoing the traditional ham or lamb and serving a locally sourced and budget friendly turkey for the occasion? This Lemon […]

Steel Cut Oatmeal and Chocolate Chip Cookies

  Don’t you hate it when you buy the wrong item at the grocery store? As someone who strives to save money and reduce food waste, I was completely upset with myself when I went to buy a bag of steel cut oats to make Bircher Muesli and instead purchased […]

Clementine Gin Muddle

You know how the internet jokes that you can hide your deepest, darkest secrets in the story sections of food blogs? Well, hold on to your cup of coffee. I am about to get sentimental. I wanted to discuss the importance of community. Specifically, in my case, this lovely food blogging […]

Basic Budget Biscuits

Hey all! I am excited that I am not only unveiling a new look here at Peppers and Pennies, but also my very first series! This recipe for Basic Biscuits is the first installment of my Budget Basics Series. This series will cover a range of affordable, basic recipes that all […]

White Chocolate Cranberry Meringue Square

This post is sponsored by Egg Farmers of Canada as part of their #SimpleCheer campaign. It is way too easy to get caught-up in the hustle and bustle of the Holiday season, isn’t it? Last year,  it was my Husband and I’s first Christmas as a married couple. I eagerly played […]

Chocolate Candy Cane Biscotti

GUYS, IT’S THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR! Sorry, I’ll calm down. But seriously, it’s December, there is snow on the ground, there are twinkling lights everywhere and it is socially acceptable to wear plaid every darn day. Plus, my dog leaves cute puppy footprints outside in the snow. Could […]

Tamarind Chutney

  You know what I love about going out for Indian cuisine? Tamarind Chutney. Seriously, the sauce that accompanies pakoras, samosas and battered paneer is like the best sweet and tangy dipping sauce there is, hands down. As yummy as Tamarind Chutney is, it is so very difficult to take a […]

Date Night Chicken Parmigiana

I was going to have a lovely post about saving money on date nights and how food always seems to play a central role in keeping fun in our marriage but… I broke a finger and typing is a cruel activity now that my pointer finger is in a splint.  I […]