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strawberry lemonade slushie

On a hot summer day, when I was a kid, I’d line up at the local variety store with throngs of others and wait for a Slush Puppy. The counter person would turn back the handle and out would pour…

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the no-bake chocolate peanut butter oatmeal “cookie”

To me, no-bake cookies come right out of old cookbooks with worn canvas covers. I’ve seen plenty of no-bake recipes while browsing through my vintage cookbook collection, but never thought to try them myself. Then I spied these no-bake chocolate…

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strawberry muffins topped with cinnamon sugar

My freezer is full of berries from our berry picking adventures of last summer. Despite how much I seem to add to smoothies or baked goods, it’s taking a while for the stash to disappear. Not that I’m complaining much,…

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completely smitten, cranberry & blood orange loaf

I’ve been completely taken with blood oranges. They’re everywhere in the markets now and it is a lovely way to send off winter. Pink, fragrant and just a little bit tart, I love you blood orange, you make me hopeful!…

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irish soda bread with fennel & cinnamon

Heavy, dense, tasteless, dry. Often these are words used to describe the brick-of-a-loaf also known as Irish soda bread. Its bad rap had me wary but I overcame it when I saw Buff Chickpea’s lovely looking loaf. The fact that…

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totally not cincinnati chili

Why is this post called “totally not Cincinnati chili”? Well, for one, I’ve never been to Cincinnati nor have I had the real deal. The people of Cincinnati are very passionate about their chili and I certainly wouldn’t want to…

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a little bit of sunshine: coconut ginger lentil soup

This lovely coloured soup works well for dreary rainy winter days. Just look at it! It will put a smile on your face and its heavenly curried coconut scent helps to add a bit of lift to your step. It’s…

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sicko: cold remedy drinks

On Sunday night, I walked out in the middle of a blizzard to see The Exiles. The movie was great, but as no buses were running because of the weather (heavy, wet snow), I walked back home with soaking wet…

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