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Tuscan Tomato, Leek and Bread Soup  

A hearty meal that’s ready in just 30 minutes I have to confess I really didn’t know as much as I thought I did about Italian cuisine until I went to cooking school in Tuscany. It’s a time I think … Continue reading

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Chicken, Broccoli and Mushroom Crepes

I remember as a teenager thinking that crepes were so delicious and exotic, they must be extremely difficult to make. Shortly after I first tasted them in Quebec City, I went to Paris and saw sidewalk crepe stands all over … Continue reading

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Back to Basics: Vegetable Stock

As autumn settles in, I always feel excited about the changing weather and the accompanying shift in my kitchen. This time of year, it’s all about soups for me. Gone are light, bright summer salads, replaced by slowly-simmered concoctions that … Continue reading

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Steak with mushroom-wine sauce

I love the natural taste of a juicy, medium-rare steak, hot off the grill. But sometimes I like to dress up my steaks a little bit, in the tradition of the classic American steakhouse, where sauces are typical accompaniments. This … Continue reading

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Creamy Mushroom Soup with Naked Oats

Naked Oats is marketing-speak for Cavena Nuda, an amazing variety of hull-less (naked, get it?) oats that researchers at Agriculture Canada developed a few years ago. Also called Rice of the Prairies, this grain looks and cooks like rice, but … Continue reading

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Lentil-Barley Stew

This dish is so satisfyingly yummy it can turn non-believers into lentil lovers! I encourage you to give this healthy, hearty stew a try, no matter if you are traditionally a meat eater, a vegetarian or a vegan – it … Continue reading

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