Category Archives: eggs

Chicken, Broccoli and Mushroom Crepes

I remember as a teenager thinking that crepes were so delicious and exotic, they must be extremely difficult to make. Shortly after I first tasted them in Quebec City, I went to Paris and saw sidewalk crepe stands all over … Continue reading

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Spiced Lamb Meatballs

Meatballs are a great party food. Bite sized yet full of flavour, they’re also a great vehicle for many different kinds of dips. When I saw a package of minced lamb from Milkhouse Farm and Dairy in my Holiday Farmers’ … Continue reading

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Mini Fruit-filled Breakfast Bread Puddings

These make-ahead marvels will be the hit at any breakfast or brunch gathering. They’d even make a pretty dandy dessert at a lunch or dinner party. I prefer individual servings in small ramekins because they are prettier and easier to … Continue reading

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Mini Cheese Soufflés

I have a confession to make. Until recently, I’d never made a soufflé. Those miracles of egg and cheese and air and lightness always intimidated me. How stiff do the egg whites have to be? Will it they collapse in … Continue reading

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Spaghetti Squash, Leek and Green Bean Frittata

I love making frittatas for brunch because they don’t take too long to prepare and they are a great way to use up little bits of produce, cheese and meat you have on hand from other meals. I often put … 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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Lovely Lemon Mousse

I almost always have lemon curd on hand (it stores well in the freezer) because it is so flavourful and versatile. Combining lemon curd and whipped cream makes for a delicious mousse that literally takes just minutes to prepare. Best … Continue reading

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