Pasta and all kinds of noodles are an obsession for me - I just love the many ways they can be incorporated into a meal. They make everything so yummy, don't they?! :D Seriously though, who doesn't love a big heaping pile of fresh noodles? Well, this carb queen just can't get enough. ;) In my opinion, one of the easiest and tastiest ways to cook noodles is as part of a stir fry. And I … [Read more...] about Ginger and Garlic Shrimp Noodle Stir Fry
Weeknights tend to be the busiest for my little family, so sometimes I find I'm left with very little time to get something tasty ready for dinner. After a long and hectic day it can become so easy to just throw my hands up and call for take out. As much as I love cooking, I do have my days where I just don't feel like doing much in the kitchen. Oh the joys of adulting and mommyhood! … [Read more...] about 35 Easy Weeknight Pasta Recipes
I've said it before but I'll say it again (especially since I'm quite talkative - lol): Making your own seasoning mixes at home is often a better choice than purchasing jars from the grocery store. Here's why: You likely have all the ingredients in your pantry already - so it's less expensive. You know exactly what ingredients are in your mix. Make as little or as much as you need so … [Read more...] about Homemade Cajun Seasoning Mix
Cookies, cakes and all things chocolatey are some of the best things about Valentine's Day. Sure, the holiday is supposed to be about things like kissy faces, cupid's arrows and lovey dovey mushy stuff, but I much prefer the dessert aspect of the holiday! ;) A bouquet of flowers from my husband would make a nice gift but if I had the option, I'd gladly take some kind of over the top … [Read more...] about 14 for Feb 14 – Valentine’s Day Dessert Recipes
One of the things I love most about living in Toronto is that there are so many different restaurants from all cultures of the world - you know what that means right?? Yup, Toronto is one yummy city! haha If you've been following the site for a while now, you might know just how much I love trying new flavors and incorporating them into my own recipes. I especially enjoy food from Asian … [Read more...] about 24 Super Tasty Asian Inspired Recipes You’ve Got to Try!
Pork chops. Good ol' saucy pork chops, on top of some fluffy rice or a baked potato with some veggies. Ahhhhh... That's what I call a darn good dinner! :D Today's recipe brings a whole lot of yummyness to the dinner table... Mango Chutney Pork Chops... YUM! Pork is a staple in our household since it's generally quite inexpensive and there are lots of ways you can prepare it - plus … [Read more...] about Mango Chutney Pork Chops
Since starting this site back in 2014, I've had the pleasure of sharing with you photos of the recipes I create, as well as my own personal experiences as a mom. In this short time, Dishes & Dust Bunnies has grown so much more than I could have ever imagined! I'm so incredibly grateful for each and every person who visits this site and it means soooo much to me whenever I hear you are happy … [Read more...] about Help make Dishes & Dust Bunnies Even Better! (Reader Survey)