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Tomato & Cambozola Crostini

Tomato & Cambozola Crostini

Throwing it back to a Momma & Poppa Powell classic. It is made with cambozola, but if you don’t like blue cheese camembert works just as..

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Berry Crisp

Berry Crisp

Crisp is one of all my favourite desserts, and the best part is how easy it is! It can literally be done with whatever fruit you have on..

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Apple Cake

Apple Cake

What is the best way to brighten up an afternoon? Good old fashion Afternoon Tea! This was a huge such a huge hit with my office, they..

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Creamy Oatmeal

Creamy Oatmeal

It’s September again (where did the summer go?!), so it’s back to the grind again. Getting back into the swing of things means I have..

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Mini Herbed Pommes Anna

Mini Herbed Pommes Anna

My favourite recipes are those that look impressive, yet are easy to make and deceptively delicious! Like the mini apples pies I posted..

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Mini Apple Pies

Mini Apple Pies

Ever wondered what you could make with a muffin tin other than muffins? Well here is one of the million other things you can do! They are..

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Pulled Pork

Pulled Pork

Happy Stampeding to everyone in Calgary! In celebration of 10 wild days in the new west I’ve decided to go for a traditional cowboy..

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Kale Caesar Salad

Kale Caesar Salad

Stampede is over and after all of those mini-donuts, beers, beef on a bun, pulled pork, turkey legs, fried pickles and anything you can..

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Steak & Arugula Salad

Steak & Arugula Salad

When it is so hot out, there are really only two options for dinner: break out the grill, or opt for a cool salad. Who says you can’t do..

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How to keep and trim Asparagus

How to keep and trim Asparagus

It’s asparagus season! Asparagus is a great, fresh spring/summer veggie (especially for grilling), except for when it goes soft, limp, or..

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Mint & Chickpea Salad

Mint & Chickpea Salad

Light with flavours of citrus and mint, this salad is my favourite for picnics and patios. Great on a hot day, it is easy and it’s bright..

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Poached Egg Vol-au-vents

Poached Egg Vol-au-vents

In honour of Father’s day, I’m sharing this delicious recipe from my father (he made these for me last weekend). This is a delicious,..

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Yogurt Salad Dressing

Yogurt Salad Dressing

As we head into the summer months, we look for lighter dishes – like salads. Here is a simple dressing (another Mom favourite) that goes..

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Storing Herbs

Storing Herbs

Welcome to my fridge. This is a constant problem for many people – you buy those expensive herbs only to have them die within a few days...

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Gail’s Flank Steak

Gail’s Flank Steak

This was a staple in our house growing up, and consequently has a soft spot in my heart. So easy and quick, it’s a great weeknight meal..

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Mary-Ann Cake

Mary-Ann Cake

This cake is beautiful and delicious. The light white cake goes well with the berries and sweet marscapone-whipped cream topping. This is..

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