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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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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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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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On The Road Again…

We are driving from Mississauga, Ontario, across the USA to Arizona! It is about 3,600 kms through nine states. Tonight we are in Terre Haute, Indiana.  We left at 6am this morning and arrived just before 5pm tonight. The weather … 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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Chickpea, Spinach & Mushroom Wellington 

This recipe comes from the GBBO Showstoppers book. The recipe covers two pages, which I am not going to reproduce here. This is a puff pastry recipe which we have not used until now.  First you make a duxelles. Becky … 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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