Tag Archives: cranberries

Squash, cranberry and feta tarts

Freeform pastry makes for a delicious savoury treat! These rustic tarts steal the show every time I serve them. The pastry is really easy to work with and as long as your roasted vegetables are cool when you assemble the … Continue reading

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Spicy dark chocolate and granola bark

A healthy-ish treat that’s ready in minutes! We’ve been told for years that eating dark chocolate is good for our health in multiple ways, so I decided to make a good thing even better by adding some heat. And guess … Continue reading

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Baked sweet potatoes with Brussels sprouts, cranberries and pecans

My mother often makes a dish featuring cubed sweet potatoes, cranberries, pecans, cinnamon and orange juice. While I enjoy her recipe, sometimes I yearn for something a bit less sweet. As part of this month’s Farmers’ Feast cooking fest on … Continue reading

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Canadian Sleigh Ride Cocktail

Crisp nights and roaring fires are the perfect setting for warm-your-insides cocktails. While bourbon is a very popular drinks base these days, I often find Canadian or rye Whiskey to be even more beguiling. It boast a subtle yet distinctive … Continue reading

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Shredded Kale Salad with Dried Cranberries, Walnuts and Parmesan

Three words I never thought I’d hear my husband say? “I love kale!” This salad must have magical properties – or at least a magical taste – because I’ve never seen him dive into a bowlful of greens with such … Continue reading

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O Canada Wild Rice Salad with Apple Vinaigrette

One of the best pot luck parties I ever hosted was inspired by a desire to celebrate the foods of Canada. I assigned each guest a province or territory and they had to come up with a dish that represented … Continue reading

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