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worth the wait: welsh cakes

First of all, I want to thank all of you for your well-wishes during my time of extreme craft craziness. To those who I met at the various fairs and shows, thank you so much for coming out and saying…

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a taste of home: chicken, sausage and vegetable stew

Chunks of squash, baby eggplant, onion, mushrooms, purple potatoes, red-skinned potatoes, carrots and tomatoes mingled with a good glug of riesling for a perfect supper. It’s simplicity and it was the perfect welcome home meal made with lots of love.

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old fashioned ginger apple pandowdy

Apple pandowdy not something I grew up eating, but it’s similar to a crisp or a crumble or a grunt: rich biscuit topping and a spicy fruit filling. But the twist with a pandowdy is that molasses and lemon juice are mixed in with the apples so the flavour is deep and dark.

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cookies, soup & crafts (in that order)

The cookies above are delicious and easy to make. Plus, if you can believe it, they are actually GOOD FOR YOU. Whole wheat flour, oats, chocolate…hmm, well you get the picture.

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salad on the go: chopped waldorf wraps

When I like a meal, I make it over and over again. I had spied this recipe over at Just the Food and knew that I’d be a fan of those beautiful chopped waldorf wraps. Apples, dried cranberries and nuts?…

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cauliflower & carrots braised in milk

Last week, I wanted to make something creamy and comforting with what vegetables I had on hand: 2 different types of carrots (one yellow, one orange) and a head of cauliflower. Soup would have been the obvious choice, but I wanted something a bit more unusual. These “creamed” vegetables were the result.

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italian wedding soup

When I first heard the term Italian Wedding Soup, I assumed that it would be a big production. In my head, the soup would be simmered over the course of 3 days in a pot large enough to serve an…

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pumpkin spice steel cut oatmeal

I’ve heard of people putting chocolate chips or peanut butter into oatmeal and that just doesn’t sit right with me. But when someone told me that they put pumpkin into their morning oats, well, that caught my ear…

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