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Rigatoni with Spicy Ground Turkey Ragu

February 17th, 2013 · 4 Comments · Dinner, Pork, Turkey

A dedicated Bon Appetit subscriber (and recipe maker), it wasn’t until last month (when I saw foodie friend Dan’s Goodside’s pork chop) that I noticed they encourage you to “Cook the Cover” and then feature some of the recipes. Given how delicious their February cover looked, I had to give it a go! I adapted […]

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Red Velvet Whoopie Pies

February 13th, 2013 · No Comments · Cookies, Dessert

Bob and I are always excited when CTV contacts us about being on their Morning Live TV show. Themed cooking seems to be our TV calling and this time it was all in the spirit of luuuuurve for Valentine’s Day or Singles Awareness Day – however you choose to celebrate it. So what says love […]

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Red Lentil Carrot Soup with Whole Wheat Cheddar Dill Biscuits

October 7th, 2012 · 4 Comments · Dinner, Easy, Gluten Free, Healthy, Lunch, soup, Vegetable

If you’ve been ready the blog for the past little while, you’ll know that I’m on a bit of a lentil kick. These little guys are packed with flavour, fibre, protein and vitamins, so what’s not to love! This easy fall soup is just an extension of my love. Two loves actually because it comes […]

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Boeuf Bourguignon | JC100 – Week 15

August 14th, 2012 · No Comments · Beef, Dinner, JC100, Red Meat, soup

It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for… the fifteenth and FINAL week of the JC100! FIFTEEN WHOLE WEEKS, that’s three and a half months…105 DAYS…nearly a third of a year! And of course, the final dish is one of Julia’s flagship recipes – Boeuf Bourguignon. This couldn’t have worked out better, as my mother […]

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Coq au Vin | JC 100 – Week 3

May 24th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Chicken, Dinner, JC100, Potato

It is now week 3 of the 100 year celebration of Julia Child and they’ve hit us with a doozy! Well not really, but this one did certainly take more time than the Omelette Roulee of week 1 which was in and out of my HOT pan in a minute and a half! (That’s my […]

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Deconstructed Guacamole Sandwich

April 23rd, 2012 · 2 Comments · Appetizer, Bread, Easy, Healthy, Lunch, Sandwich, Snack, Snack, Vegetable

After picking up an avocado at the grocery store, in hopes that I would do something cool with it, I had planned on making a toasted tomato sandwich with avocado on it. While that would have been a simple and tasty dish, it wasn’t very creative. Fortunately, inspiration struck courtesy of the ingredients in my […]

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Best Red Velvet Cake or Cupcakes Recipe

January 25th, 2012 · No Comments · cake, Cheese, cupcake, Dessert, Easy

Red velvet is one of my favourite cakes. Everyone thinks it’s really fancy, but let’s get real here – it’s super easy. Just think of it as a mellowed chocolate cake with some kick (all thanks to our buddy vinegar). In the past, I religiously used the Magnolia Bakery Red Velvet cake from their great […]

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Vegetarian Lasagna

September 18th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Cheese, Easy, Healthy, Just for Fun

If anyone has a garden or lives anywhere close to a Farmer’s Market they know zucchinis are season. My daughter is at the Natural Gourmet Institute this year, and reminded me that this vegetable lasagna is a great way to pack in your veggies in a hearty manner!

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Dinosaur Cake

September 12th, 2011 · No Comments · cake, Dessert, Just for Fun

We recently had a 60th birthday in our office at work for the “big dog” so I made this ‘ancient dinosaur’ cake for him to celebrate the milestone!

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Sirloin Tip Roast

July 9th, 2011 · 56 Comments · Easy, Red Meat, Roast

A while back I picked up a Sirloin Tip Roast and having never cooked one, I started browsing the food websites looking for a recipe and this one kept coming up. So by popular demand I had to give it a try and I was certainly not disappointed! What I got was a wonderfully juicy […]

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