Category: Recipes

November 18, 2014

BBQ Flank Steak

I know winter is pretty much upon us, but I willingly trudge out to the BBQ in the coldest of winters. I love BBQ and won’t let the fact that I live in Toronto impact my ability to sear meat in the freezing cold! I made this recipe with bison,
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November 16, 2014

My Favorite Quick Mac and Cheese with Squash

My kids love macaroni and cheese, and they hate Kraft Dinner. Luckily, they have a mom who likes to cook – and I have been whipping this mac and cheese up for them for years now. It’s so easy, even though you might think that homemade mac and cheese sounds
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November 13, 2014

Spinach Salad with Persimmons, Toasted Almonds, Dates, and Blue Cheese

This salad is super-easy to make, and it takes advantage of the crisp Fuyu persimmons that are widely available in the Fall; those are the crisp round cute ones, not the long astringent ones that my grandfather use to slurp down when they turned black (eek!). The combination of the
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November 5, 2014

Easy Basic Roasted Lemon-Thyme Chicken

If I had a dime for every person who comes to see me and says they have no idea how to cook a chicken, I would be at Holt Renfrew buying shoes right now instead of writing this blog. So many people are intimidated by this dish, and it’s a
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November 3, 2014

Quick and Fresh Tomato Sauce

This recipe makes about 12 servings. Make it and freeze most of it for those nights when you’re late getting home. This sauce takes 30 mins start to finish. I was so sick of buying bottled sauce for my kids. I would buy the expensive kind with just a few
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