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Grilled Chicken with Strawberry Salsa

I just cannot get enough of juicy, ripe local strawberries. While we are now fortunate to be able to enjoy them all summer long thanks to everbearing plants, there is something irresistible about the first crop in June. I’ve been … Continue reading

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Quick Moroccan-style Chicken Stew

For those unfamiliar with the cuisine of Morocco, its tastes are layered, subtle and absolutely delicious, blending both sweetness and heat. Spices such as cinnamon, cumin, coriander and peppers are typically combined with fruit and meat, often in slowly-simmered tagines … Continue reading

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Planting for a sweet future at Nova Scotia’s newest Haskap farm

It is no secret that I have quite a fondness for farmers. I love purchasing directly from the people who labour so tirelessly to produce top-quality produce. Listening to them speak passionately about their work encourages me to be ever … Continue reading

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Pineapple-Grilled Salmon with avocado salsa

Fish and fruit are such a perfect combination. This particular dish was inspired by an article I read which talked about the popular Hawaiian pairing of canned Spam and pineapple (I kid you not). That might be tasty….but I think … Continue reading

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Fresh Heirloom Tomato Salsa with cucumber, avocado and sweet onion

Tomatoes are something I grew to love a little later in life. I blame it one of my three older sisters, all of whom I adore now, but with whom I previously had the normal sibling challenges that one might … Continue reading

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Crab Cakes with Grilled Mango and Red Pepper Salsa

I have always had a fondness for crab cakes. A favourite Ottawa restaurant that sadly is no more, The Upstairs Bistro, used to make some of the best I’ve ever tasted. I used to beg the owner to let me … Continue reading

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Taco Salad

Tacos Tuesday has become a popular tradition for many families; this version is an easy way to switch things up a little. I like the crunch of hard taco shells but find them super annoying to eat. One or two … Continue reading

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