Monthly Archives: August 2013

Pasta with Smoked Salmon and Cream Cheese

This light and lovely recipe was inspired by Canadian celebrity chef Michael Smith whom I recall watching make something similar on TV years ago. Quick and easy to prepare, it only takes a moderate amount of smoked salmon to make … Continue reading

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Shredded Kale Salad with Dried Cranberries, Walnuts and Parmesan

Three words I never thought I’d hear my husband say? “I love kale!” This salad must have magical properties – or at least a magical taste – because I’ve never seen him dive into a bowlful of greens with such … Continue reading

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Cedar Planked Spicy Shrimp

These tasty little morsels were a smash hit when I served them recently. They can be prepared a few hours ahead and left to marinate in the fridge, then put on the grill for just a few moments of cooking … Continue reading

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Apricot Cardamom Cream Scones

I think there’s nothing more delightful than starting the day with a piping hot cup of tea and a fresh scone, still warm from the oven. I’ve made hundreds of batches of scones over the years and have to say … Continue reading

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