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Recipe #2: Magical Spice Store and Jerk Sloppy Joes

By March 25, I will have prepared 14 different recipes from various sources — cookbooks, Pinterest, my recipe binder, and The Splendid Table newsletter. Last night was the night for… 417 more words


The frugal kitchen: Making the most out of 'waste'

Is it better to buy local, or organic? Did the pig who provided the bacon for my BLT suffer miserably? Are GMOs always bad? What’s in this dish soap? 1,734 more words


Passover Cooking, Fiction, and Traditions

For those of us who celebrate, Passover is almost upon us. It begins on the evening of Friday April 3, 2015, and ends on the evening of April 11, 2015. 375 more words

Book Reviews


Dill Pickle Soup (made with my homemade dills).

Thousands of recipes and flavours. CITY PARK LIBRARY

see also: 3 Soups to Keep Warm

Photo: KIRBY


The Flour Chronicles : 1

There is a delightful scene in the movie Stranger than Fiction where Will Ferrell’s character, Harold Crick, woos the lovely cook Ana Pascal (played by Maggie Gyllenhaal) by bringing her flowers, flours that is. 354 more words


Reading for the Soul. 

I haven’t really picked up a good read in awhile! But when I do, it’s intense. I tend to hoard attractive books more than reading them–and that’s okay. 67 more words

Meal Planning & Cookbook Love

Over the past few weeks the husband and I have been trying to make a more conscious effort to meal plan and eat healthfully. One helpful strategy has been choosing a cookbook to cook out of for the week. 69 more words