Jul 13 2014

Potato Gnocchi with Chicken and Wild Mushroom Ragu

A garden-fresh pasta dish your family will love

by: Gav Martell

The summer months bring so much fresh local produce at the grocery store. Backyard gardens are ripening with fresh vegetables and herbs. This tasty ragu recipe uses wholesome ingredients you can be proud to serve to your family. Pillowy soft gnocchi that your kids will love and a filling and flavourful sauce they'll devour.

Second helpings please!

Jul 1 2014

Basil-Ricotta (Nut-Free!) Pesto Pasta

A nut-free pesto sauce your family will flip over

by: Gav Martell

Backyard herb gardens are a wonderful way to try out your green thumb and an easy way to save money at the grocery store. However, many herbs grow as quickly as weeds and you'll quickly find yourelf with an abundance of the stuff ready for pruning. This year I have basil growing at a record pace so I was keen to make a fresh-herb pasta dish.
Jun 20 2014

4 Ingredient Cookies And Cream Ice Cream Recipe

You won't believe how good homemade tastes!

by: Gav Martell

Our ice cream maker is doing over-time now that the warm weather has arrived. This easy recipe for homemade cookies and cream ice cream will make you feel good about serving your family a frosty treat. I couldn't believe how great this tasted—as good as anything you'd find in the freezer section of the grocery store.



The Face, The Voice, The Blog!

By day, Gav is VP at a software company. Otherwise he is busy cooking up a storm, exploring culinary travels, drinking craft beer, training for half-marathons, playing endless amounts of hockey, and being a dad to three awesome taste-testers — not necessarily in that order.


You can find Gav on his food blogGrill Interruptedwhere he takes a break from the busy to jot down some recipes. He is always on the lookout for new foods to experiment with and new ways to get the kids helping out behind the counter.

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