Monthly Archives: October 2012

Chicken Soup with Dumplings

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Chicken Soup is absolutely the food of the Gods!  There isn’t anything that my kids loved more on a cold fall or winter eve for dinner.  I know that some people make this soup using used bones or leftover chicken … Continue reading

Pasta with White Meatballs and Mushroom Sauce

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This is the easiest mushroom sauce ever!  As you know I’ve been in love with the homemade pasta found here, and I keep looking for excuses to make it.  This time my excuse is my love of mushrooms.  No one … Continue reading

Jalapeno and Candied Ginger Nectarine Preserves

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  I found some nectarines at my favourite store a while back and they were an incredibly good price, under a buck a pound, so as you may have guessed, I bought a few bags of them and started wondering … Continue reading

Ricotta Pound Cupcakes

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I was looking for a variation on a pound cake.  I wanted something creamy and dense and yummy.  The pound cake really is a staple in so many kitchens and if you just make a plain one the variations on … Continue reading

Cauliflower Soup

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Flowers in the fall? Cauliflowers that is…. The long lazy days of summer are over and the cold is creeping in and with that hunkering down on the couch, good book in hand, bitchy kitty in lap, comes a good … Continue reading

Dirty Little Tart

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For my firstborn this lovely dessert will mark her 25th birthday.  I’m calling this one my Dirty Little Tart….  Go ahead and read into that… I got her permission. I think of it as dirty because most lemon tarts I’ve … Continue reading


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We’re hardly into October and we have just seen the first whispers of winter here in Winnipeg, Manitoba.  It’s still too early to break out the parkas, mitts and hats since I’m sure the little bits of snow will melt … Continue reading