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Visit to La Première Moisson

On Friday, February 28th, I visited two plants in Montreal dedicated to making first quality bread products.  This is family owned business that only makes bread using specially sourced wheat from farmers in their home province of Quebec.  Their wheat … Continue reading

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7 Recipes – 7 chefs – 7 Cookbooks WEEK 1 Anna Olsen

7 recipes – 7 chefs – 7 weeks Week 1. Anna Olsen What a wonderful cookbook! This project’s main focus Is to get to know and use cookbooks from my collection which I have not yet taken the time to … Continue reading

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7 New Recipes, 7 Cool Cookbooks in 7 Weeks

7 recipes – 7 chefs – 7 weeks Well I’ve finally bit the bullet and decided to make better use of my cookbook collection. I’ve divided this project to make sure that I try new recipes – 49 new recipes … Continue reading

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Crabapple Sauce

Hi there, This week I have been busy preparing to be away for a month. One thing I like to do before I leave is put up excess produce. Last week I roasted 20 lbs of organic tomatoes and a … Continue reading

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Apple Picking

Thanksgiving Monday my sweetie and I went apple picking at our local U-Pick. It’s called La Fleur du pommier, the photo below shows one of the four owners. They have a great variety of prepared food products as well as … Continue reading

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Filipino Cassava Cake -Chef Ilona Daniel

2 cups grated cassava 1 cup freshly grated coconut 2 eggs, beaten 1 (12 ounce) can evaporated milk 1.5 cans sweetened condensed milk 1 (14 ounce) can coconut milk Preheat an oven to 350oF (175 degrees C). Stir the cassava, … Continue reading

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Parsley, Rosemary and Thyme

Happy Thanksgiving to all my Canadian fellow foodies. Turkey day today but somehow I didn’t end up having to cook one. Our daughter’s wonderful in-laws had dinner for sixteen; a small group for them. It was a lovely meal and … Continue reading

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