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Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

Strawberries are a Joy

Strawberries are a joy. They are the first really sweet and juicy sign that spring has sprung. Sure you have fiddleheads and asparagus, even peas, but strawberries, wow. For me strawberries mean only one thing. Local Ontario jam made with fresh from the farm berries, sugar, balsamic vinegar and black pepper. Yes, you heard right.

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

Trinidad Chicken Pelau

This traditional chicken and rice dish gets its colour and characteristic flavour from browning the chicken in caramelized sugar. Serve with a creamy coleslaw to complete the island meal. Preparation Time: 20 minutes  | Marinating Time: at...

Thursday, December 12th, 2013

Slow Cooker Beef and Barley Stew

A slow cooker is nice to come home to and the ideal appliance for cooking less tender but flavourful cuts of meat. Barley, a good source of fibre, thickens the stew without the need for flour. Serve...

Thursday, December 12th, 2013

Abundance: Local First, Best Always

Fall is a canners favourite time of year. I think this is partially due to the fact that in the north, where we have four definite seasons, we know the growing season is coming to a close....

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

Quick Korean Beef Salad

This makes a terrific warm, gluten and dairy free meal. To save time, prepare the vegetables while the beef marinates. Preparation Time: 30 minutes | Marinating Time: 15 minutes | Cooking Time: 20 minutes Serves: 4    1/4...

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

Zucchini Noodles with Creamy Thai Sauce

• The polysaccharides in zucchini include an unusual amount of pectin. This pectin is being linked in repeated animal studies to protection against diabetes and better regulation of insulin. • Zucchini is high in a trace mineral...

Sunday, April 21st, 2013


How does anyone have time to make a healthy, delicious, home-­cooked meal, much less cook different meals for babies, children, and parents? The answer is ONE meal, ONE family, THREE ways. Finally, parents can make one complete, healthy...

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

Country Chicken Casserole

Start the year off right with an easy, tasty and good-for-you creamy, comforting casserole. Kids can help tear the bread to make the rustic croutons. Preparation Time: 15 minutes | Cooking Time: 25 minutes | Serves: 4...

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

Apple Pear Upside-Down Cake

  This American classic has been around since the Middle Ages when it was made in a cast-iron skillet on the stove top. Serve warm with ice cream or frozen yogurt.   Preparation Time: 25 minutes
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