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Road tripping: the Kawarthas-Northumberland Butter Tart Tour part 3

Tasty treats, spectacular scenery and breathtaking boat rides! The third and final day of our fantastic road trip to the Kawartha Lakes-Northumberland region began with a self-guided kayaking expedition in Bocaygeon with Buckeye Surf and Snow, right across from Lock … Continue reading

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Road tripping: the Kawarthas-Northumberland Butter Tart Tour part 2

The quest to taste a uniquely Canadian treat continues! We got an early start on our second day on the Kawarthas-Northumberland Butter Tart Tour so we could pack in as many sights and tastes as possible. Our first stop of … Continue reading

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Road tripping: the Kawarthas-Northumberland Butter Tart Tour part 1

In search of one of Canada’s quintessential desserts! Who knew a scavenger hunt could be so delicious and interesting? You can only imagine how excited I was to be given an opportunity to head out and explore the self-guided Kawarthas-Northumberland … Continue reading

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Transparent Kitchen making delicious connections between diners, chefs and suppliers

A more satisfying dining experience starts with being informed! I almost never get tired of cooking at home, but the occasional trip to a restaurant is definitely a welcomed treat. I tend to favour chef-owned spots where I know the … Continue reading

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Make wine in an Instant Pot

A fun fermentation experiment! It amazes me what can become a viral sensation. I guess in this case, making wine in an Instant Pot is kind of appropriate, since the Ottawa-invented Instant Pot has become just that – both a … Continue reading

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Road tripping: much more than a château in Montebello

Great reasons to visit the Outaouais in winter!  Aside from my family, cooking and reading, one of the other abiding passions in my life is travelling. This year, I’ve decided to focus on some of the amazing destinations that are … Continue reading

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