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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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Paula Roy’s Favourite Foods Season 2, Episode 7 recipes

Three ideas for a fast and flavourful dinner! There’s a new episode of my TV show premiering on Rogers TV Ottawa this week and it’s one of my favourites. For this edition, I selected three of the recipes that I … Continue reading

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Fully-loaded BLT pasta salad

A great twist on a classic sandwich! I’ve always adored bacon-lettuce-tomato (BLT) sandwiches and to this day, they’re one of my go-to choices when visiting a diner. I usually add cheese to my order and, if the kitchen is amenable, … Continue reading

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Mexican-inspired grilled corn salad

A fun way to enjoy a favourite summer vegetable! I love corn on the cob and it is one of the aspects of mid-summer that I most eagerly anticipate every year. Lately I’ve been trying to play around with different … Continue reading

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Strawberries and cream drop scones

Easy, delicious biscuits for breakfast, brunch or teatime! I adore making scones and biscuits but sometimes find I am not in the mood to roll out and cut the dough. Drop scones are a great solution as they are fast … Continue reading

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Maple gelato with salted pecan brittle

A not-too-sweet dessert everyone will love! I was fortunate to enjoy homemade ice cream on a semi-regular basis when was growing up. We had one of those wooden bucket style ice cream makers, to which you added ice cubes and … Continue reading

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Make-ahead potato and pancetta puffs

Fancy ‘tater tots’ the whole family will love! These little beauties were inspired two things: 1) my love of pierogis and 2) a big batch of leftover mashed potatoes. While their taste is evocative of pieriogi filling, they are a … Continue reading

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