Author Archives: chebandbecky

About chebandbecky

I was born in Birmingham, England and emigrated to Canada in 1988. Becky is my daughter who was injured in a car accident. We are working towards her independence.

Six New Recipes

We are obviously better at cooking and eating than we are at writing and blogging. Here is a quick synopsis of the latest recipes. Number 34 and 35 were from  “Grilled Cheese Kitchen” by Heidi Gibson and Nate Pollak. Farmer’s … Continue reading

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Light up the Square 

We are just back from Celebration Square for the annual tree lighting ceremony. It’s the first festive event of the season.  Wishing you all a wonderful weekend! Cheryl and Becky

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Harvest Salad With Maple Vinaigrette 

This is the first recipe in Jamie Deen’s “Good Food” book.  Peel and chop a butternut squash, or a couple of sweet potatoes, into cubes, drizzle with oil and season. Bake at 200C/400F for 30 minutes.  Let it cool. Make … Continue reading

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Cleaning Out the Fridge!

We had food in the fridge, but there didn’t seem to be enough of anything to make a meal. What to do? Look up some new recipes! We had one orange, one avocado, a bit of lettuce, and two and … Continue reading

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End of Season Tomatoes 

We had a pile of very ripe tomatoes and decided to make a roast tomato sauce as our thirtieth new recipe this year. We got the recipe from a great book called “Small-Batch Preserving” by Ellie Topp and Margaret Howard.  … Continue reading

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Gnocchi with Sage Butter 

If someone put a potato and half an egg on a plate and told you it was your dinner, what would you think? A plate of gnocchi is exactly that. How can so little be so good and so filling? … Continue reading

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So Far Behind!

I think we are past the point where we can catch up with everything, so this will be a quick post listing new recipes we have made for this years challenge. Number 20, sauerkraut Number 21, Sauerkraut, ham and potato  … Continue reading

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