Category Archives: Food

Becky’s Bread

Yesterday Becky started perusing “Cook with Confidence” and decided she wanted to make the pizza recipe. She read the all the instructions to me before checking with me on the list of ingredients. We were missing tomatoes and olives. I … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Coffee Cake 

Coffee cake was an alien food to me when I first came to Canada. I was invited to ‘coffee mornings’ where you drank coffee and ate coffee cake. “I don’t like coffee”, I would tell people. “No problem”, they said, … Continue reading

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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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Mushroom Pesto and Cheese Melt

This is a quick post for a quick recipe. Number 8 is a Donna Hay sandwich recipe from her book “Seasons”.  Fry some mushrooms in butter. We had three left in the fridge.  Spread pesto on sturdy rolls. We happened … Continue reading

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Mushroom and Kale Lasagna 

We found this recipe in “Skinny One-Pan Recipes” magazine. It has taken a while to find the type of pasta. The recipe calls for “campanelle” but the closest we found was “fiorelli”, which worked really well. This is recipe number … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Crumble 

We’ve made rhubarb and custard cupcakes, rhubarb meringue tarts, rhubarb muffins but never have we used rhubarb for a crumble. This is number 6 of our challenge and the recipe was from Gordon Ramsay’s “Sunday Lunch”.   Chop the rhubarb.  Toss … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Frittata 

We’ve made frittatas before, but never with leeks or peas and this has both. We were looking for some leek recipes and found this in “A Cook’s Guide” by Donna Hay; Pea, Pancetta, Leek and Onion Frittata.  Slice the onion … Continue reading

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