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Instant Pot Swedish Meatballs

A fast way to make a family favourite My mom makes the most amazing Swedish meatballs and the last time I enjoyed them I realized they would be a snap to prepare in an Instant Pot. It’s great to sear … Continue reading

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Farmers’ Feast – the 2015 Thanksgiving edition

I like that gratitude is a word we hear more often these days. I was raised in an environment where being grateful was reinforced as a very important family value and I’ve consciously strived to encourage my children to count … Continue reading

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Home-cured and smoked pork belly (aka BACON!)

I once thought all bacon was created (almost) equal. You know – buy whatever’s on sale, try not to over or under cook it, enjoy once or twice a week. Things changed for me once I started buying what I … Continue reading

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