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Braised Beef Shanks Osso Bucco Style

Beef shanks are an inexpensive cut that, cooked properly, can be incredibly flavourful and tender. Some of our area’s best beef, including the shanks I used to test this recipe, comes from Roadapple Ranch, one of the Ottawa Farmers’ Market’s … Continue reading

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Mussels in white wine broth

I never knew how truly delightful mussels are were until the first time I ate some cultivated (farmed) ones. Prior to that, my family often dug mussels at low tide, carefully extracting their gleaming blueish-black shells from the sand. We’d … Continue reading

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Fantastic French Onion Soup

I tinkered with this recipe for quite a while; it’s now the only one I’ll ever use. Cubing the bread instead of laying a whole slice on top of the soup makes it much easier to eat, as well as … Continue reading

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