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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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Gin braised Lamb Ribs

For last night’s dinner, I had succulent lamb ribs, dripping with juices and flavoured with braised onions and caramelized apricots. It was slowly cooked in a gin broth, offering the pronounced flavours of juniper and botanicals. And it was as amazing as it sounds! We all know how much I love to add alcohol to my creations (like banana  ...

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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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Julia Child’s Boeuf Bourguignon

Boeuf Bourguignon. What a deliciously warm and filling meal. The wine-stewed meats and vegetables simmer together to create a delicious scent of comfort food. Especially when you are busy writing assignments! There is nothing better than a little cooking or baking for a productive procrastination dip. This is the classic Julia Child recipe,  ...

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