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 Bo…

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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 photographe…

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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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Got a craving for crepes?

Jan 21, 2011

Love crepes? Then pick up the Winter 2011 issue of Food and Drink, the complimentary magazine published bimonthly by the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO) and available in their stores. In the cu…

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Branana Yogurt Muffins

Jan 17, 2011

Bet you can't guess some of the main ingredients in these muffins! You're probably thinking,"You're kidding, right? Doesn't the name kinda give that away?" Yes, it does! Just checking to see how effec…

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Frittatas might be easier to cook than pronounce!

Jan 14, 2011

Frittata. I've heard this word pronounced many different ways including these creative "variations":  Frateeta, Freheeta, Frejeeta, Faheeta, Fajeeta, Fritterita..... Here's how it should be said: Frih…

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Blueberry Pancakes like none you've tasted!

Jan 8, 2011

Now these are unusual pancakes! As you can see from the photo, they're not the typical thick fluffy pancakes served in a stack with butter melting over the top and maple syrup dripping down the sides…

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Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

Dec 19, 2010

  Looking for a great dessert for a dinner party this holiday season? This Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Icing was a hit when I brought it into our office. The recipe, which I've slightly modified fr…

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A Recipe for Fruit Cake

Dec 13, 2010

Fruit cake fans will love this "no-chopping required" recipe which produces a moist, golden cake. It was contributed to Egg Farmers of Ontario's "Grade A" Family Favourites cookbook by Walter and Rene…

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