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In my kitchen – favourite tools

My kitchen has been pretty sad lately. It’s September which means work and gym-attendance-guilt are both in high gear. This adds up to little kitchen action. Oh ya, and I’m sick. This weekend, I will be making an awesome banana … Continue reading

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Fall Kitchen to-do list

Inspired by this post from Brown Eyed Baker, here are a few items I’d like to conquer this fall: Chicken Corn Chowder – my family spent 7 Christmases in Banff and the chicken corn chowder at the Coyote Cafe is … Continue reading

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Key Lime Pie Cupcakes

I’ve made these a few times this summer. They travel really well and are a great alternative to making a pie. There’s no cutting or forks required. They also have a great fresh, cool summer taste. This recipe is adapted … Continue reading

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Link Love

Who else loves cooking in the summer? The farmers market here is the greatest place on earth (Sorry Disney). Ontario Strawberries are currently flooding the aisles, the smell is intoxicating. No new recipe today but here is a handful of … Continue reading

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Wild Rice Casserole

Good lord this is one of my most favourite things! Well, I suppose I’ve said that before about food… bacon… pecan pie, guacamole… but this time I mean it! This casserole came into my life 5 years ago. To be … Continue reading

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Flourless Chocolate Cake

In the fall I helped a friend get to the emergency room after hurting her ankle in a frisbee game. A few weeks later she showed up with David Lebovitz’s “Ready for Dessert” as a thank-you. Best deal I ever … Continue reading

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Moroccan Chick Pea Stew

My mom has been testing out the vegan waters and has come up with some pretty tasty stuff. I’m not sure if I’m ready for a vegan diet but I’ve heard only good things. I’ve heard there’s no crash after … Continue reading

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Fried Onion Dip

One of my favourite and oldest cookbooks is The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook by Ina Garten. It’s full of classic recipes with full, rich flavours. I find myself returning again and again to this dip. It’s a staple for entertaining and … Continue reading

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Spinach and Artichoke Dip

In an effort to get more posts up there may be fewer pictures for now. On to the food! This week I was fortunate enough to host a Tupperware party with some girlfriends. Given that I spend so much time … Continue reading

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Strawberry Arugula Salad

Sorry for the hiatus, I have been cooking but obviously not writing! I recently picked up “The Best of Chef at Home: Essential Recipes for Today’s Kitchen” by Michael Smith. I’m a big Food Network junkie and Michael Smith never … Continue reading

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