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30 minute turkey stew with puff pastry crackers

Tastier and easier than turkey pot pie! I’ve loved turkey and chicken pot pie since I was a little kid. I remember being so impressed that leftover cooked poultry could be transformed into something so delicious and, of course, the … Continue reading

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Warm beet and pear salad

An easy, elegant appetizer! I first tasted the combination of warm beet and pear in Tuscany decades ago and was instantly smitten. Nutritious, colourful and delicious, this salad remains a favourite to this day and makes a nice change from … Continue reading

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30 minute sweet and sour meatballs

All the taste but healthier and easier to make! I have always adored anything sweet and sour and fondly recall the tasty but not-so-healthy meatballs my mom used to make with brown sugar, corn syrup AND sweetened pineapple juice in … Continue reading

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French grated carrot salad (salade de carottes rapées)

A fast, fresh and flavourful raw vegetable dish! Sometimes simple is best and that’s certainly the case with this delightful salad. I’ve modelled it on a dish that is truly ubiquitous in France, where you’ll find it at many cafés, … Continue reading

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Niçoise Salad with smoked salmon

A tasty makeover for a classic French dish! During the hottest part of the summer, we eat composed salads quite often for dinner. With the right ingredients, they can take little time to prepare and be both nutritious and satisfying. … Continue reading

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Grilled corn salad with seared scallops

A burst of summery colours and flavours! I know most people measure seasons by the weather but my seasons are all about food. I love to cook with whatever is fresh and local and while I’m a little sad when … Continue reading

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Healthy honey-garlic cauliflower bites

Air fryer makes these nuggets fast, fat-free and flavourful I have a new Gourmia air fryer and I’m slightly obsessed with cooking all the things in it. I was a little skeptical at first but after my first batch of … Continue reading

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