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Chewy Chai-Spiced Cookies

A grown-up cookie that’s packed with flavour I’ve always loved snickerdoodle-type cookies and can’t believe how many variations of this classic recipe there are out of there. When I thought about creating a new, slightly ‘grown up’ cookie for my … Continue reading

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Butter-roasted Watermelon Radishes

Chances are you’ve seen a watermelon radish on a restaurant plate and wondered what the heck it was. It was probably sliced paper-thin, and may or may not have been quick pickled. Hopefully you ate it, because watermelon radishes are … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Latkes

I think I was in my mid-teens when I first tasted latkes. Naturally, I wondered where they’d been all my life. I love both making and eating them (including in an innovative way: wafflelatkes!!) but until recently, I’d never thought … Continue reading

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Spicy Marinated Olives

I’m a big fan of gifting edible treats on just about any occasion. Show up at a party with a nice bottle of wine and something yummy the host can either put on the table or tuck away to savour … Continue reading

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Smoked Salmon Candy

Sweet, salty, chewy and slightly peppery, you’ve probably never tasted smoked salmon like this before. I first discovered salmon candy on a visit to the iconic Granville Island Market in Vancouver, BC years ago and I haven’t been able to … Continue reading

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Grilled Asparagus and Spring Onions

When I spotted huge bunches of asparagus and green onions (also called spring onions or scallions) in my Farmers’ Feast challenge basket from the Ottawa Farmers’ Market, I knew right away what I wanted to do with them. I love … Continue reading

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Roasted Arctic char with fennel, walnuts and Parmesan

Maybe it’s my Maritime roots, but I always feel a little bit sad when I hear people say that they don’t like fish. As with so many foods, it’s often the case that they just haven’t had a chance to enjoy … Continue reading

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