Recipe Index

fall archive

curried sweet potato & rice autumn soup/stew

This past weekend, I got into the kitchen with the purpose of making it smell like fall. I wanted to make a soup stuffed with orange things: sweet potatoes, yams, and carrots…

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cinnamon crumble quick bread

I haven’t really been in a baking mood which is odd since it’s fall and baking should come pretty naturally. Cinnamon, pumpkin, apples…those are all perfect flavours that work well on those wet and cool days. However, even with all…

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how to make a really awesome chicken dinner for a rainy day.

This is something that a mom would make, except that mine never did. Not that my mom had anything against a dish like this because she did make a very similar pot roast recipe involving beef. But this dish has…

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winter squash & caramelized onion biscuit pie

Last summer I made a pretty spectacular pie. It was filled with sun ripe tomatoes, fresh corn and basil from my garden. I loved it and made it often. But then summer turned to fall and now winter and I…

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napa mustard slaw with apple & walnuts

Winter is a busy time when you’ve got a craft business. There’s craft fairs, holiday orders and a lot of extra work. Double it when you add in your own web business. Add in a blog or two, and things…

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thanksgiving basics: onion, celery & sage bread stuffing

This is always a strange time of year for Canadians. We’ve already had our Thanksgiving weeks ago, so all of this American hoopla over the holiday seems like it’s a “been there, done that” kind of deal. But this year…

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light & fluffy pancakes with maple apples

This past weekend, Cornelius wanted to go out for pancakes. I wavered. There’s a diner in our neighbourhood that used to have the very best pancakes and good service, but the last couple times the service really was terrible and…

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apple cinnamon biscuits

Wake up to these babies. They are light, fluffy and perfect – and chock full of apples and spice. They taste like autumn, especially when eaten with an apple-cranberry-rosemary sauce. Or apple butter. Or smeared with cherry jam. Even plain,…

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