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Cherry Blue Flank Salad

Cherry Blue Flank Salad

Hot summer nights may be good for sitting outside, cool drinks, staying up late and summer loving, but one thing they are not good for is cooking in the kitchen! When it’s hot, most people don’t want to crank up the oven or stand over […]

Maple-Soy BBQ Salmon

Maple-Soy BBQ Salmon

When thinking about what food to publish this month of July to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday, I have to admit, besides dessert (like Nanaimo bars and Butter Tarts (coming Monday)), I couldn’t think of anything more Canadian than Salmon! Combine this with a Maple Syrup marinade […]

Spring Asparagus and Mushroom Fettuccine

Spring Asparagus and Mushroom Fettuccine

Today is Memorial Day in the United States and Monday of the American long weekend (enjoy your day off, my American friends!). While May long weekends often mean that our thoughts turn to summer, I want to take advantage of the fact we’re still in […]

Easy Marinated Chicken Thighs

Easy Marinated Chicken Thighs

Everyone is so busy! Work! School! Kids! Kids’ activities! No one has a lot of spare time. This is a recipe for the busy. Before you run out the door for work or school, take five minutes and give your chicken thighs a little love. You […]

Porter Pancetta Porcini Oxtail Stew

Porter Pancetta Porcini Oxtail Stew

The title of this recipe, Porter Pancetta Porcini Oxtail Stew sounds a bit like a law firm. Or maybe this is just on my mind as I work with a lot of law firms. Or maybe I’m thinking about work because the Clifford Porter I use is from […]

Sweet and Smokey Potato Soup

Sweet and Smokey Potato Soup

Sweet potatoes are showing up everywhere. Want a “healthy” french fry? Sweet potato fries. Want a colourful mash for Thanksgiving or any other family get-together? Sweet potato mashed potatoes (and, if you’re old enough to remember, sweet potato mashed potatoes topped with marshmallows). Sweet potato soup? Why not! Remember when we […]

Ginger Maple Spiced Pork

Ginger Maple Spiced Pork

I’m a big fan of ginger. I love the tangy spice which, while not hot, gives a ton of flavour. Living in Canada, I think we lose our citizenship if we don’t like maple syrup. While the sweetness of maple syrup is normally associated with […]