Category Archives: Canada

Two Soups, One Book

These are recipes 9 and 10 from our challenge to try one new recipe a week for a year. We are still having some cool days here in southern Ontario, and the perpetual rain has raised the lake levels almost … Continue reading

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Double Kimchi

We borrowed a cookbook from the library and fell in love with it. Matt Basile’s “Street Food Diaries” is creative, daring, spicy, and Canadian. We have never eaten kimchi in our lives and this book made us want to own … Continue reading

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Slow Start To the Year

We have taken a break from the blog since returning to Ontario at the beginning of March. We have been focused on a couple of problems; one of which has been resolved but the others have not. We are both … Continue reading

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Winter Challenges

Dear Becky has had a challenging month. A trip to the dentist resulted in a tooth being pulled out. Gosh she was ill. It took her a week to eat normally again. The day after we made the gingerbread, she … Continue reading

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Jolly Gingerbread 

Another Bake Off challenge, but instead of building a structure with gingerbread, we decided to make cookies instead. We used the recipe from Rosie Daykin’s “Butter Celebrates” because it is easier for us to use a Canadian recipe, and her … Continue reading

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Colours of Nature 

This is a small friendship garden in the centre of Mississauga. It’s named after our twin city Kariya, Japan.  Becky went to stay with her Dad for a night. She had a stressful week and needed a break. I took … Continue reading

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Trip and Fall

The weather is gorgeous this time of year, so Becky and I have decided to take a couple of day trips. This one was supposed to be apple picking, but the crops were very poor this year due to the … Continue reading

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