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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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Shredded chicken tacos with crunchy coleslaw

Some say the taco craze is winding down but I beg to differ. There’s something so fun about piling tasty toppings on a fresh tortilla and then devouring it in just a few gloriously messy bites. I love the layering … Continue reading

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Ten Minute Thai Soup

When I find my vegetable drawer filled with little bits and pieces, I usually whip up a quick frittata for lunch. Yesterday, I was about to do just that, when I remembered I had transferred a half a can of … Continue reading

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Fresh Heirloom Tomato Salsa with cucumber, avocado and sweet onion

Tomatoes are something I grew to love a little later in life. I blame it one of my three older sisters, all of whom I adore now, but with whom I previously had the normal sibling challenges that one might … Continue reading

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Grilled Corn, Zucchini and Carrot Salad with Lime Dressing

There’s something irresistible about the flavour of farm-fresh vegetables that have been cooked on a grill. The natural sweetness of the veggies seems somehow enhanced by this method, and the slight smoky notes offer a lovely counterpoint. When I first … Continue reading

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Soba Noodle Salad with Mango

This Asian-inspired salad blends elements from several cuisines to create a taste that hits all the right notes: hot, salty, sour and sweet. Soba is the Japanese word for buckwheat; these noodles are rich in fibre, iron and essential amino … Continue reading

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