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Aug 14 2008

Lovin’ the Oven

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A few years ago, I had the misfortune of renting a home with a broken oven. Naturally, we didn’t discover this until after we had been in the house for awhile. Once I was organized I eagerly dug into my cooking books, and began cooking up a storm. This is when I started to notice […]

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Aug 13 2008

Monster Fruit Dominates Organic Garden. News at 11.

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Today, we finally pulled the monstrous zucchini (courgette) off the plant. I let my daughter do the honours, as it was her plant from school. I’m a bit green when it comes to the whole zucchini “thing”, which is odd. I live in Ontario, Canada, and in our cottage country area, it’s a rare garden […]

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Aug 12 2008

The Wonderful World of Kitchen Utensils

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For a wedding gift, my husband and I received a pasta spoon and a whisk, among other things, from a family friend.  I just added them to my drawer of utensils wondering if I would ever use them.  This was almost four years ago.  At that time I was just learning to cook because Mom always told […]

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Aug 11 2008

Quick Meals

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Is it possible to have a quick meal without resorting to fast food? As a mom, I am always on the look out for restaurants that offer good (and good is the operative word) food fast and without it being served on a plastic tray.   Who doesn’t want to sit and savor a delicious, […]

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Jun 15 2008

Recipe – Chorizo and Calamari Risotto (“The Red One”)

By request of some friends over in Sydney (hi P & V!), but also just so I can remember the recipe when I go back to Europe for a Winter break, this is my risotto recipe that I usually just call ‘the red one’. I like strongly coloured risottos – even a jet black one […]

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Jun 05 2008

Recipe – Pork Chops with Blueberries

While this recipe is based on the one by the same name in ‘The Silver Spoon’ I have however made some subtle changes to the ingredients and quantities that I think improve it over the base recipe. It’s a ridiculously simple and beautiful meal with the blueberries and honey really bringing out the natural sweetness […]

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