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Garlic Scape Pasta Primavera

Garlic scapes are one of my favourite summertime vegetables. The long and twisting vegetable curls and pokes in all directions when they are presented at the local market, hanging over the edges of each basket messily. When you buy them they tend to come in large quantities- almost at a point when you’re not quite sure what you could  ...

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Whiskey Three-Bean Chili

Are you watching the super bowl next weekend? I’m not a huge football fan, but I do love the spirit and excitement it brings. My favourite part is cooking up some delectable delights that are enjoyed by everyone! But with the many dietary restrictions cropping up among friends, it can be hard finding something that suits everyone’s  ...

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Old Fashioned Make-Shift Barbeque

A couple weeks ago, when I had my week holiday at the family cottage in Ontario, my Dad made a homemade barbecue (that’s him in the picture above). He didn’t make it because we don’t have one- in fact, he has a beautiful propane one that is fantastic with lots of mouths to feed. He made it because he could! And, as a food  ...

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Summer fondue

Using the barbecue is definitely one of the highlights of summertime for me. I used to be afraid to use it- the hissing of the propane and the high heat was intimidating. But after a bit of practice, I can happily say that I now know my way around the barbecue almost as much as I know my way around an oven. And in terms of this idea that a  ...

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