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Three delicious and inspiring days in Lanark County – part three    

Day three: luxuriating in Lanark at Clyde Hall Bed and Breakfast The word ‘quaint’ means attractively unusual or old-fashioned and the little village of Lanark, just 20 minutes outside of Perth, is as quaint as they come. The 199 year … Continue reading

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Three delicious and inspiring days in Lanark County, part two

Day two: the Festival of the Maples and so much more As far as I’m concerned, any day that begins with a community fundraising breakfast involving maple syrup is sure to be a great one. Pancakes and sausages at the … Continue reading

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Three delicious and inspiring days in Lanark County, part one    

Day one: discovering drink makers and food finds in Perth! I recently decided that one of my very favourite things about travel is the educational opportunities that present themselves whenever you step outside the geography and routines of daily life. … Continue reading

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Celebrating all things maple with sweet and savoury treats

Delicious, versatile maple syrup a healthier indulgence! Visiting a sugar shack is one of my favourite early spring rituals. I’ve been infatuated with maple syrup my whole life because of its delicious taste, but now I appreciate it even more … Continue reading

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Carleton Place an ideal getaway destination

So much fun to be had so close to home! The surest way to test the charms of a small town is to visit it during winter. If it seems appealing – or even impressive – at that time of … Continue reading

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Transparent Kitchen making delicious connections between diners, chefs and suppliers

A more satisfying dining experience starts with being informed! I almost never get tired of cooking at home, but the occasional trip to a restaurant is definitely a welcomed treat. I tend to favour chef-owned spots where I know the … Continue reading

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Books for Cooks – 2014 edition

I am often asked for cookbook recommendations and I have to confess that my answer varies widely from day to day and season to season. Were I to win a lottery, one of the first things I’d go shopping for … Continue reading

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