Monthly Archives: November 2017

Mixed mushroom risotto with caramelized squash

A hearty, warming bowl of goodness! Meaty, flavourful mushrooms and sweet, caramelized butternut squash are the perfect sidekicks in a warm bowl of cheese-topped risotto. I used to be intimidated about preparing risotto, yet I’ve learned it’s not as tricky … Continue reading

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Sweet and salty caramel crunch cookies

A deliciously satisfying treat! I find the combination of sweet and salty absolutely irresistible. These cookies are simple to make but absolutely delicious. The chips will stay crunchy for a day or so but even after they soften they still … Continue reading

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Chive cornbread waffles

Spice up chili night with this family-friendly side dish I grew up eating – and loving – cornbread so it was a little disappointing to discover a while back that my husband and kids didn’t really enjoy it. It took … Continue reading

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Make-ahead breakfast enchiladas

A hearty way to start the day! Enchiladas are such a popular meal at our house that I recently decided to create a breakfast version. My timing was perfect as we had a houseful of overnight guests and I wanted … Continue reading

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Making the most of fall and winter vegetables

Great ways to enjoy fresh flavours all year round! I don’t know about you, but in the summer I seem to live off salads. I crave them for their fresh, bright flavours and the satisfying crunch that comes from eating … Continue reading

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Creamy macaroni and cheese with kale and bacon

A delicious twist on a comforting family favourite! My family has always loved homemade mac ‘n cheese and it’s no wonder. After all, isn’t it just like a warm, creamy, comforting, satisfying hug in a bowl? I tend to always … Continue reading

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Building better biscuits

Technique tips for the best baking powder biscuits ever! I’ve always loved making and eating what I grew up calling tea biscuits but have since learned are more commonly referred to as baking powder biscuits. They’re a little different than … Continue reading

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