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Jerk and Lime Popcorn

Tonight is the Super Bowl. If you’re a football fan, I’m sure you’ve been counting down the hours since you woke up this morning. You’re probably already wearing the jersey of your preferred team, you’ve got your game menu planned, and you know who is coming over to shout and cheer at the TV with you. If  ...

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collaboration, recipe, snack, sweet, winter

Traditional Dark Fruitcake

Fruitcake is one of those treats that is both traditional and yet constantly renewing itself, thanks to the freedom the recipe offers. Don’t like nuts? Forget ’em. Not a fan of cherries? Forget them too. A big fan of candied orange peel? Add more! My dear friend Rebecca will guide us through a dark fruitcake recipe, describing the  ...

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condiment, recipe, snack, year-round

The Best Nut Butter

Now that we’ve entered the month of December, I do everything possible to make my life a little more festive. Here are some deliciously festive tips: 1. Add eggnog instead of milk or cream to your coffee (shout out to Emily!) 2. Add equal parts eggnog and water when making your morning oatmeal/kamut (or, for those who are really  ...

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Rustic Tuna Terrine

“People who love to eat are always the best people” – Julia Child. Oh Julia, how you speak such wise words! The mix of food and social is as strong as ever in our North American culture. The pleasure we take in both the food we eat and the food environment we’ve created shows that the act of eating is truly within the  ...

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Whole Grain Crackers

A new apartment means housewarming parties! In preparation for inviting friends and family over to admire our newly acquired abode, I decided to try my hand at healthy crackers to serve with our favourite hummus or yogurt dip. This recipe is quick (rolled out, baked, and cleaned-up in less than an hour), delicious, and wallet-friendlier than  ...

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