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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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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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Summer Soup

Our garden is finally producing some food after a very slow start, so we used some of our garden stash to make Squash Blossom Soup from “Pati’s Mexican Table” by Pati Jinich. We call them zucchini and the English call … Continue reading

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Slow and Steady 

We’re changing pace for the next two recipes. We found this wonderful slow cooker recipe book by Ricardo called “Slower is Better”. We can use our slow cooker in the basement which stops the house heating up. Plug in two … Continue reading

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Breakfast Burrito 

Yet another Matt Basile recipe for recipe #16. We adapted it because we were not about to slow roast 3kg beef brisket. Use whatever barbecue flavour protein you have; we used pulled pork.  Fry chopped onion and green pepper in … Continue reading

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Spicy Roasted Cauliflower 

The big birthday bash, Canada 150, is coming up this weekend, so you might be looking for some snack ideas. Recipe number 15 is another Matt Basile recipe from “Street Food Diaries”. Spicy Roasted Cauliflower with dip. I love cauliflower … Continue reading

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Ramen Soup

Have you ever seen the movie “Ramen Girl”? We have; many times. We thought it would be fun to have a go at making Ramen soup from scratch for recipe number 14. We used a recipe from “Street Food Diaries” … Continue reading

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