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red lentil curry dip with pita chips

I’ve been living on take out pizza lately. I haven’t made a dent into my holiday baking yet, but I’m sure there’s still time (right?). Luckily, I did manage to eek out some pretty fantastic whole wheat biscuits on the…

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holiday baking & gift ideas

If you are like me, you probably haven’t started your holiday baking yet. I’m making plans but I just need a nice chunk of time to immerse myself in butter, chocolate and flour. To get myself started, I took a…

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hot chocolate toddy

Hot drinks always help to keep the cold at bay. Throw in a bit of Tennessee whiskey and woo-ha, it’ll warm your bones in an instant. You can get the recipe for this hot chocolate toddy over on Poppytalk. And…

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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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chicken thighs in riesling

I’m often in amazement of the simple meals I manage to put together. Really, did I just make something taste freakin’ amazing out of the humble crap I found in my fridge? When I found myself with some defrosted chicken…

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