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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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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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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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TheWeek That Got Away

The week got away from us; appointments, meetings, and weather so gorgeous that we had to barbeque. Although we had planned a Bake Off recipe and bought the ingredients, it just didn’t happen. C’est La Vie! Enjoy the sunset.

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A Mish Mash

We had a busy weekend in the kitchen, but today was so beautiful that we spent most of it outside.  We did make number 4 of the Bake Off challenge; Multi-seed Crackers, but they weren’t very nice.     It was … Continue reading

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May 1st

The weather today is absolutely gorgeous; sunny and 20 C. Becky decided it was a good day to plant potatoes. These are the banana potatoes that she thinks are so hilarious. First she cut them up. Now they’re ready for … Continue reading

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No Place Like Home

Becky and I arrived ‘home’ on Sunday night after being away for five weeks. I think I should have felt some relief, or some pleasure being among my belongings again, but I didn’t. I didn’t feel anything. This house doesn’t … Continue reading

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