Recipes from the 100 Day Project

In January 2017, I embarked on a 100 Day Project of cooking, blogging and cleaning out the cupboards. Here is a catalogue of 100 blog posts with recipes, including some of our new favourite foods.




Mains and Entrees

Chicken thighs with a homemade sauce cooked over hot coals and fragrant apple-wood smoke.

Apple-Wood Smoked Chicken Thighs Enjoy the smell of steak on the grill? Try firing up the smoker and know what it is to be the envy of all your neighbours. Asian Turkey Meatballs with Sweet and Spicy Dipping Sauce The bottle of hoisin in the refrigerator has lasted through a Horse, a Sheep and a… Continue reading Mains and Entrees

Soups, Salads and Sides

Asian Carrot and Mushroom Noodle Soup

Asian Carrot and Mushroom Noodle Soup Chicken noodle soup is the ultimate comfort food. This Asian mushroom-and-carrot version uses fish sauce to amp up its salty richness. Asian Coleslaw with Spicy Thai Vinaigrette This sexy slaw skips the mayo in favour of a spicy, Asian dressing. Borscht (Beet Soup) Not much beats borscht, the soup… Continue reading Soups, Salads and Sides

Desserts, Muffins and Sweets

Sugar Pie with whipped cream made using the Ottawa Cooks recipe from Wolf and Ada's diner

Cookies, Crumbles and Pies Bourbon and Vanilla Bean Custard Pie To celebrate Dan’s birthday, we cracked open a bottle of cheap bourbon and a 20-year-old tin of Bird’s Custard Powder. The result? Pie for my guy. Mixed Berry-Apple-Ginger Crumble Consider the simple apple, a powerful symbol of legend, liturgy and litigation. Little wonder that my… Continue reading Desserts, Muffins and Sweets