Recipes


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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Blind Wine Tasting

Blind Wine Tasting

My friend had a blind wine tasting for her birthday a few weeks ago – a few ladies, a few bottles of wine (we each brought a bottle..

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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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Tomato & Chevre Crostinis

Tomato & Chevre Crostinis

One of the many recipes my father has in his repertoire, and it always a favourite. The best dishes for dinner parties are the ones that..

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Orange Citrus Salad

Orange Citrus Salad

Here is to thinking positive thoughts for good, warm weather! I do not know where my mother found the recipe, but it is delicious! It is..

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Cumin & Mint Chicken

Cumin & Mint Chicken

This recipe is so easy, and great on a week night. Marinate right when you get home, and after you’re done getting settled, the chicken..

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Grilled Peaches

Grilled Peaches

More barbecued goodness! As the weather warms up, the barbecues come out – except for in Alberta, they barbecue at -20C. This is so easy,..

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BBQ’d Chicken Apricot Skewers

BBQ’d Chicken Apricot Skewers

It’s barbecue season again! And all I can say is yum yum. To start the season off right, I’m posting one of my favourite barbecue dishes..

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Fallen Chocolate Cake

Fallen Chocolate Cake

This is the very best of a delicious brownie and a cake! It is moist and chewy, but still not too heavy and the slightly bitter cake is..

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