Monthly Archives: May 2014

Chèvre and chive stuffed tomatoes with crispy Prosciutto

The flavour of these yummy little bites is reminiscent of a BLT minus the bread (and therefore carb and gluten free!). Creamy goat cheese, bright tasting chives and smoky shards are prosciutto are the perfect filling for fresh tomatoes. This … Continue reading

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Grilled Strawberry Daiquiri

I’m not usually a fan of fruity drinks – I generally find them overly sweet – so this grilled daiquiri is a game-changer for me. Grilling the ingredients prior to blending not only adds a subtle smoky element to the … Continue reading

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Quick Pickled Vegetables

Who knew you could make pickles that are ready to eat in as little as two hours? My husband and I, not to mention our adorable three year old great-nephew, share a huge fondness for all things pickled so this … Continue reading

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Clean out the fridge frittata

Now that spring is here, I have this urge to clean, making the house beautiful inside so I can throw the windows open and let in the sun-warmed breezes. My fridge seemed like a good place to start. I’ve been … Continue reading

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Food Preservation the focus of Canada Agriculture and Food Museum’s new exhibit

I often like to joke that I would be a terrible pioneer. Sure, I can bake, cook, garden, make jam and pickles, even cure and smoke my own bacon. I’m also a pretty good seamstress and knitter, but the two … Continue reading

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