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thrifty and quick: bowtie pasta with prosciutto & peas

First off, I want to thank everyone who came out to the craft fair on Sunday. Sure, I’m aware of how many people read my blog thanks to stats counters, but seeing so many of you come out for a…

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brown rice & broccoli cheddar pie

Last week, I had phone meetings, deadlines and trying to find time for breakfast was a bit much. Now, normally, I’m totally a breakfast kind of girl so skipping it is a bit usual. But when 12 noon arrived, and…

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500 grams of spaghetti = two delicious summer pastas

I’ve been doing some serious cooking for about the past week or so. If there is such a thing of kitchen karma, then I consider myself blessed. Everything that has come out of my lil’ 60 sq. ft. kitchen has…

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stank you very much: spicy tofu with shiitake mushrooms

Sorry for all of this quiet on the blog front, but this past weekend my little brother got all married up in a small and beautiful ceremony. This was also the weekend that a crazy snow storm hit Southwestern Ontario.…

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friday supper: salmon patties with dandelion greens

When we were growing up, Fridays meant fish to my Catholic parents. And usually, that meant croquettes which my mom used to eat growing up in Quebec. It involved a can of salmon, mashed potatoes and some salt and pepper…

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don’t belive the hype: pasta with 2 sauces

There’s a lot of hoopla regarding pasta with vodka cream sauce. Some say it’s the cure for what ails your pathetic love life, others say it’s gonna get you hitched and the rest think it’s just about the best pasta…

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Be a better human: miso-braised cod with soba salad

I love miso for it’s patience. It’s one of those ingredients that can sit in the back of the fridge and just wait until you remember it’s there. It is quiet and strong all at once and I always feel…

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be a lover not a hater: eggplant involtini

After making one uber-successful dish from my Nigella Lawson’s Feast cookbook, I thought I’d try my hand at something else. Involtini means something wrapped around something else and this recipe wraps eggplant around a flavourful cheese stuffing. Years ago, I…

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