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Spiced Melon Mint Soup

Spiced Melon Mint Soup

In the summer time when the weather is hot, you can stretch right up and touch the sky….sorry just singing a little Mungo Jerry. You can make this soup, in the time it takes you to listen to that song. (Okay, maybe a little longer, […]

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 […]

Italian Summer Bites

Italian Summer Bites

It’s a long weekend, Ontario (and British Columbia, Nova Scotia, PEI, New Brunswick, Saskatchewan, Nunavut and Northwest Territories)! Enjoy the day off! Get together with some friends! Make some cocktails and enjoy the outdoors. I will be spending today flying back from Italy where we […]

A Little Dash Will Do Ya!

A Little Dash Will Do Ya!

Last month, I was celebrating #cheersCanada150 by writing posts on Canadian things, places, events and foods. Last week, I wrote about a small, proudly Canadian company in Calgary called Black Cloud Bitters. Missed it? You can check it out here. As promised, this week, just in […]

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 […]

I Scream You Scream – part 2

I Scream You Scream – part 2

If you tuned into last Monday’s blog post, you learned about Robert McCay Green and his invention of the ice cream soda back in 1874. (If you didn’t, it’s not too late to go back and read it!) Tomorrow is the day to celebrate his creation. That’s […]

Oh (M.G. Boozy) Fudge!

Oh (M.G. Boozy) Fudge!

What is better than tomorrow being a Friday? Tomorrow is also National Fudge Day! Yet another day that, although you still have to go to work, you have a reason to celebrate! The first-documented mention of fudge was in a letter written in 1886 by […]