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Curried Cauliflower Lentil Coconut Soup

Curried Cauliflower Lentil Coconut Soup

Someone rather perversely reminded me the other day that bathing suit season is coming. Ugh. Already? While the weather outside is not beach-like, I guess that it will seem like an instant before warm weather and being outdoors will be here. For the warm weather, I […]

Faux Pho: For One

Faux Pho: For One

I’ve had a bit of a love affair with Pho (pronounced fuh) ever since I had my first slurp of this beef noodle soup many, many years ago. There is something about a big steamy bowl of broth, noodles, crunchy bean sprouts and fresh herbs that […]

Poke Poke Poke

Poke Poke Poke

Pete and I were in Hawaii a few years ago to celebrate my birthday. The “State of Many Islands” is beautiful. One of the things that Pete loved was all the fresh fish! Since returning, it seems that every time I turn around, there is a […]

National Muffin Day: Blueberry Vanilla Lemon Muffins

National Muffin Day: Blueberry Vanilla Lemon Muffins

This past Monday was the Family Day holiday in New Brunswick, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario and Saskatchewan (yay to a long weekend!). Our American friends also were off on Monday celebrating Presidents Day. Two other provinces have holidays in February: PEI Islander Day is celebrated on the third […]

Slow Cooker Sunday Sauce

Slow Cooker Sunday Sauce

Why is it that Sundays are always so busy? Is it because all of a sudden we realize that this is our last free day to do stuff before Monday rears its ugly head? I’m not sure. For some reason, Sundays are filled with doing chores. […]

Candy Cane Bark and Boozy Buttons

Candy Cane Bark and Boozy Buttons

The holiday countdown is on! This, for most people, is the last week of work or school. Shopping is (almost) done, the tree is up and the house is decorated! I’m ready for the holidays! Candy canes always remind me of the holidays. Candy Canes […]

China-China Chocolate Cake

China-China Chocolate Cake

Holiday dessert needed? I’ve got you covered! I’ve said before that I’m not a baker. I’m not. If you see a baking recipe on Travel*Food*Cool, you’ll know in advance that it’s pretty darn easy to make – and chances are the dessert contains booze, because, […]