Monique Nicholas

Monique Nicholas

Based in Vancouver, Monique enjoys jumping into bodies of water, sending postcards, and adding lemon to every single one of her dishes.

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Best Serrated Knives: What To Look For And How To Use Them

Serrated knives are often known as bread-cutting knives, but they can also slice a solid veggie, a quiche, or even a roast chicken. Don’t underestimate the power of a finely crafted serrated blade.

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How To Make Delicious Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed bell peppers are a classic in my household when we’ve had some sort of rice dish the night before and want a simple dinner that will please the masses. With its tomato sauce, delicious ground beef, and scrumptious bell pepper combination you can’t beat this palate-pleasing dish.

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How To Make Delicious Pasta At Home

There is nothing better than slurping up the remains of your grandmother’s homemade pasta recipe. Whether it’s a delicious fettuccine, a scrumptious stuffed pasta, a simple spaghetti, or a seasonal ravioli, a fresh pasta recipe is the best comfort food all year round. 

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Best Slicing Knives

Aside from the day to day paring knife and chef’s knife there’s at least one more knife you’ll need in your arsenal. The slicing knife is that perfect long blade for special occasions. Think Christmas dinners, Easter Sundays, or any time you need to carve a fresh roast out...

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The Nakiri Knife Will Make You Want To Eat Your Vegetables

If you prepare vegetables of any kind in your kitchen I promise you a nakiri knife is everything you’ve ever needed and more. From its straight edge to its high scoring rockwell hardness scores this is the kind of knife that makes cooking easy.

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How to Cook Corn on the Cob in the Oven

Learn a bit about the history of corn, what exactly you need to make the ideal easy oven roasted corn, and let us walk you through the recipe step by step. We’ll also offer up some ways to spice up your corn and variations in case you don’t have...

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How To Saute Mushrooms

A sauteed mushroom is the perfect addition to whatever dish you’re serving up at your dinner party and a great way to get your house smelling delicious. I find a nice wild mushroom the perfect side for a steak dinner or some juicy button mushrooms as an added topping...

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BBQ Tattoo Ideas

We just highlighted our top 5 picks, but there are an endless amount of stellar BBQ tattoos out in the world. Here are some other fantastic BBQ tattoos that should really get the wheels turning for you.

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