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Bacon Cheeseburger Dip

A super make-ahead snack for sports fans! When presented with this dish for taste testing a few days ago, my menfolk were rendered speechless, in a good way. Meaty, cheesy and full of flavour, it’s scrumptious and satisfying and really … Continue reading

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Breakfast tortilla cups

A tasty way to get kids busy in the kitchen! Don’t you just love those simple recipes that taste absolutely amazing? This nutritious, family-friendly breakfast or brunch option would be fun to offer as an interactive cooking station to get … 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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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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Squash, Leek and Pear Soup

A hearty, flavourful way to warm yourself from the inside out! Autumn may be celebrated as ‘sweater weather’ by some, but for me it’s the return of ‘soup season’. I love opening my refrigerator and working with whatever ingredients I … Continue reading

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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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