Monthly Archives: February 2019

30 minute turkey stew with puff pastry crackers

Tastier and easier than turkey pot pie! I’ve loved turkey and chicken pot pie since I was a little kid. I remember being so impressed that leftover cooked poultry could be transformed into something so delicious and, of course, the … Continue reading

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Baked pasta and cheese bites

Humble mac ‘n cheese gets a delicious makeover! I’m always looking for ways to make healthier, baked versions of favourite deep-fried dishes. My super crispy oven-baked chicken wings are a great example as are my fish and chips. This new … Continue reading

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Warm beet and pear salad

An easy, elegant appetizer! I first tasted the combination of warm beet and pear in Tuscany decades ago and was instantly smitten. Nutritious, colourful and delicious, this salad remains a favourite to this day and makes a nice change from … Continue reading

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Melt in your mouth cinnamon hearts

A no-bake treat that’s fun for the whole family! Some of my fondest childhood memories involve sneaking sweets out of my grandparents’ always-stocked candy dishes. In hindsight, I now realize that I likely wasn’t very sneaky at all and they … Continue reading

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Celebrating citrus

Some unique was to enjoy fresh, flavourful fruit! While Mother Nature may be a practical joker by times, she did get one thing right. Having citrus fruits be in season in the south when it’s freezing and snowy in the … Continue reading

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Candy-coated fresh fruit lollipops

Move over, candy apples – there’s a new treat in town! As a kid, I just couldn’t seem to lock in the lesson that candy apples can be quite the disappointment. I loved the look of their glossy, sugary coating … Continue reading

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