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Apple Butter Tacos with Mango Cilantro Salsa and Cream Puff Pudding Cake

I recently partnered with M and M Meat Shops to create some fun and festive recipes for the upcoming holiday season. And what fun it was! I scouted out their nearest location and, after visiting their website and reserving my items online (which is a great feature!), I went to visit their storefront. The staff was very keen to help me out-  ...

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autumn, main dish, recipe, vegetable, winter, year-round

Chocolate Chili

We all have our own version of a home-style chili. This one is mine! The richness of the cocoa powder blends effortlessly with the chili and cumin, and of course the cinnamon and fennel add a flavour dimension that is just too good to pass up. When making your chili, how long do you normally let it simmer? As much as I am a fan of a crock-pot,  ...

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Lamb Apricot Tagine

I have a visiting house guest for the next two weeks. She is really fun, expressive, silly, and easy-going. But she also sheds a lot and begs for food at 5:30AM. Her name is Leela, and she is my sister Corinne’s cat. Most people wouldn’t consider this the highlight of their week, but I’m not like most people. I love having  ...

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