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Here's the forecast for spring: Make a lemon desse ...

Apr 5, 2011

Early spring is not my favourite time of year. The outside temperature rides a perpetual weather roller coaster. Up, down, up, down... It can't decide if it should be warm or cool, or hey, why not bo…

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Dipping Eggs

Mar 28, 2011

The liquid gold yolk of a partially cooked egg is a thing of beauty to many egg lovers! However, soft-cooked (aka soft-boiled) is not the way most of us usually eat our eggs. Sometimes it's because w…

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Ham and Cheese Wrap Recipe

Mar 24, 2011

I've been staring at this recipe all month: the March offering in the 2011 Good Things Grow in Ontario calendar created by Foodland Ontario. The calendar hangs in my office on the bulletin board just…

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Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Mar 18, 2011

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies If you've had kids home from school this week because of March Break, and you're looking for something to do together as the week comes to a close, how about bakin…

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Watch and learn how to make poached eggs - and mor ...

Feb 17, 2011

  Do you learn more quickly by being shown how to do something rather than reading or hearing about how it's supposed to be done? If so, cooking videos are a great tool to help you learn new cooki…

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These Valentine's Day brownies are sure to show th ...

Feb 13, 2011

Here's a super-easy way to show your loved ones you care this Valentine's Day. (Please be advised that this suggestion might not quite cut it if the love of your life is anticipating scoring a pair…

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Custard Brulee for Valentine's Day (or whenever)

Feb 11, 2011

û Mmmmm! Soft smooth custard covered with a blanket of crunchy sweetness. No, it's not creme brulee, but definitely a dessert within the same family. The recipe is a family favourite from Andy and B…

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Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake

Feb 7, 2011

  Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake   I've made this cheesecake four times since its initial trial run in the test kitchen a few weeks ago. Two more cheesecakes were made for the day it was photograp…

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Fried Eggs with Kale and Mushrooms

Jan 29, 2011

Fried Eggs with Kale and Mushrooms Kale, an antioxidant-rich curly-leafed member of the cabbage family, pairs beautifully with eggs. This recipe is a good example. Kale is first sauteed with onion…

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