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A Flashback to Summer: Jamaican Peas and Rice

Hello everyone,

For those of you living in Edmonton and area, you are probably basking in the unseasonable warmth of the delightful weather we are having. 577 more words


Artichoke And Leek Frittata

Frittata is basically a thick omelette packed with seasonal vegetables and freshly grated Parmesan cheese! it is a fairly easy dish to make and quite versatile, because you can be very creative with the ingredients and then you can serve the frittata either as a delicious side dish or a light vegetarian meal. 714 more words


Savor These Simple Sides (Sans Pictures) - Maple-Glazed Root Vegetables and Mashed Potatoes with Buttermilk

One of the areas that I am trying to do the most improving in during 2015 comes to the pictures that I take for this blog. 1,003 more words


Brussels Sprouts Amandine - Try It, You'll Like It!

In a recent post, I made mention of Beaver Cleaver’s (from tv’s Leave It To Beaver) successful encounter with a Brussels sprout. It reminded me of a delicious Brussels sprout recipe I had tucked away. 338 more words

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Janssons frestelse/Jansson's Temptation (Swedish Potato Gratin)

My sister-in-law Annika was born and raised in Sweden and in the 20 or so years since she appeared in our lives, (cue ABBA’s Greatest Hits) she has introduced us to such marvels as… 559 more words



The best thing about school holidays is that the kids are home. The worst thing about the school holidays is that the kids are home. 561 more words


4 Effortless Yet Elegant Party Appetizers for Busy People

I was recently invited to do a cooking demonstration at Nassau Community College (where my more usual role is as a full-time ESL lecturer in a language immersion program) for the Mom’s Club, a campus club for student-parents where they get support in their struggle to complete their college education while raising children and often simultaneously holding a full-time job! 613 more words