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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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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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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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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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Leek and Gruyere Rosti

This is another Gordon Ramsay recipe from “Home Cooking”. You parboil a pound of potatoes. Cool and grate. Meanwhile shred a leek and sauté until soft. Add the potato, 2 ounces grated Gruyere, seasoning and mix.  Fry in butter and … Continue reading

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Spicy Lentil Soup

We have a lot of cookbooks that we hardly ever use. We get in a rut and use the same recipes over and over again. This challenge is about breaking those habits and trying new recipes and new ingredients. This … 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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Black Lentil Soup with Herbes de Provence

So here it is, finally, a recipe. This one comes from the food delivery box we received last month. It uses two of the ingredients which are noted in the recipe title. You will need: 1tbsp olive oil 1 carrot, … Continue reading

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