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Fast and flavourful enchilada dip

Five minutes to make a party-perfect yet nutritious dish! I love this dip because it takes just minutes to assemble and can even be prepared up to 48 hours ahead of time before baking. More importantly, it’s packed with flavour … Continue reading

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Corn Muffins with Blueberry Cream Cheese Filling

These delightful muffins are super tasty and also a little more satisfying than some recipes which don’t have a lot of substance. It’s the corn that makes the difference, adding both flavour and fibre. Take note that this recipe calls … Continue reading

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Quick Pickled Grilled Corn

Sweet farm-fresh corn has to be one of the quintessential tastes of summer. I try to eat as much of it as I can when it’s in season and am always a little sad when I cannot get my hands … Continue reading

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Grilled Corn, Tomatillo and Red Pepper Salsa

I am a big fan of grilled corn on the cob. Somehow the smokiness imparted by grilling seems to accentuate the corn’s natural sweetness. It’s also a great way to enjoy corn on a hot summer’s day without heating up … 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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Quick Vegetarian Chili

We are still locked in what seems like an endless winter, so I’m continuing to search for new, hearty meals to keep us fuelled to withstand the cold. Chili is a favourite but I find it a little heavy sometimes, … Continue reading

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Contemporary Cottage Pie

I grew up eating Shepherd’s Pie without understanding much about its history. It turns out that what many people call Shepherd’s Pie is actually Cottage Pie – a dish from 19th century England. Typically made of seasoned, minced beef mixed … Continue reading

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