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Homemade back bacon

A truly Canadian breakfast or brunch treat! I remember the first time I tasted back bacon as a kid. I loved that it was so much less salty than ‘regular’ bacon though I couldn’t understand why it was also known … Continue reading

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Small Batch Maple Bacon Cupcakes

Bake up a favourite Canadian flavour combination The quickest way to my husband’s heart (and my kids’ too, come to think of it) is to serve up anything with maple and bacon. I came up with this small-batch recipe as … Continue reading

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Yellow Bean, Red Potato and Cherry Tomato Salad with Bacon

I adore yellow beans. As a kid, they were one of the vegetables I always wanted to pick in our large garden and I could eat them every day. I was convinced their flavour was vastly superior to green beans. … Continue reading

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Contemporary Corn Chowder

I grew up eating corn chowder and while I always liked it, I never loved it. The other day I was thinking about ways to improve the standard, basic, somewhat pedestrian corn chowder recipe. In summertime, I’d most certainly grill … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Breakfast for the Famished Father

I am thrilled to offer, for your enjoyment, a guest post from my charming, patient and supportive husband, who is the best recipe taste-tester in the world and an excellent cook in his own right.  While I was out of … Continue reading

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Melon and Bacon Salad

Two weeks of particularly fresh, flavourful food in the Constantly Cooking kitchen are drawing to a close. I had so much fun with the August Farmers’ Feast Challenge, dreaming up great new dishes thanks to a bursting bushel basket of … Continue reading

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Warm Potato Salad

So many hearty winter dishes go well with potatoes. Stews, braised meat, roast chicken….can’t you just smell all those delicious meals? I love my potatoes mashed, baked, roasted, fried, scalloped and more ways you can imagine, but I sometimes miss … Continue reading

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