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Homemade back bacon

A truly Canadian breakfast or brunch treat! I remember the first time I tasted back bacon as a kid. I loved that it was so much less salty than ‘regular’ bacon though I couldn’t understand why it was also known … Continue reading

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Smoky Tomato Ketchup

A grown-up version of a favourite condiment I’ve always had a bit of a love-hate relationship with ketchup. I cannot imagine eating a burger or hotdog without a generous squeeze of ketchup, but I find it a little unsettling to … Continue reading

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Small Batch Maple Bacon Cupcakes

Bake up a favourite Canadian flavour combination The quickest way to my husband’s heart (and my kids’ too, come to think of it) is to serve up anything with maple and bacon. I came up with this small-batch recipe as … Continue reading

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Spiced Sweet Potato Stacks

An easy, elegant way to serve up nutritious sweet potatoes I love sweet potatoes. Not only are they delicious and super nutritious, but they add a gorgeous pop of colour to any plate. I love this recipe for oven baked … Continue reading

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Sweet and Spicy Cherry-Chipotle Barbeque Sauce

When I set out to create a new barbeque sauce recipe, my starting point was that it absolutely could not include any ketchup. Ketchup is used as the base of so many sauces and I just find its overly sweet … Continue reading

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Breakfast Polenta with spiced apple compote

I love oatmeal for breakfast as it’s so hearty and satisfying, but sometimes it just seems a little boring, especially when you eat it often. Swapping in cornmeal for oats is a great way to shake up your morning routine. … Continue reading

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Maple Crème Brûlée

2016 is proving to be a great year for fans of maple syrup, according to the Ontario Maple Syrup producers’ blog. A recent post states, “In Ontario, the maple syrup processing season has shaped up to be a fantastic year … Continue reading

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