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creepy eats: terror of the octo-dogs!!!

While I’m not one of those people who go crazy for Halloween, I’m a subtle fan. I love getting together with friends and watching cheesy horror movies, carving jack-o-lanterns and walking around the neighbourhood seeing all the kids trick or…

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farm bounty: shaved summer vegetable salad

I have a squash drawer in my fridge and it tends to fill up rather quickly this time of year. Thanks to our CSA, we get weekly deliveries of cucumber, patty pan squash, yellow and green summer squash, and zucchini…

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sesame dip of goodness

My friend introduced me to an amazing dip and I’ve become sorta addicted to it. She calls it The Sesame Dip of Goodness. It is. However, you probably wouldn’t give it a second look. It’s beige and a bit lumpy…

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trying new things: phat beets

I’ve been trying to open myself up to new experiences and that tends to mean doing things that are pretty frickin’ scary. Though, I did just see 127 Hours recently, I think that experience is one I can live without,…

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spicy red kidney bean dip

This dip saved my ass. A couple weeks ago I needed a quick snack to whip up for some friends stopping by. I checked the cupboard and saw a can of kidney beans and then hopped online and found…

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crunchy sweet & spicy freezer pickles

Canning is something that I’m afraid to try. It’s a stupid fear, but a fear none the less. I’ll get over it. Just like I did with yeast and bread making. I can do it. But in the meantime, I’m…

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mushroom empanadas

A little while ago I was contacted by Mushrooms Canada to come up with a recipe using mushrooms for their upcoming Mushroom Masters contest – a little friendly food competition where each week this month 3 food bloggers battle it…

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cottage cheese cornbread & elsewhere…

It’s pretty easy to whip up a pan of cornbread, but it can be a bit trickier coming up with something that isn’t dry, bland and a step away from the garbage bin. My usual remedy is to add cheese – and it obviously works, as I’ve done HERE.

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