Monthly Archives: March 2012

Butter Chicken with Scented Basmati Rice

My sister, Nancy, first told me about Butter Chicken several years ago. She said that’s what her family always ordered when they went to their favourite restaurant. Her children loved it. I’d never heard of it before, but I was … Continue reading

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Something Simple and Green – Avocado with Salsa

Happy St. Patrick’s Day Everyone I hope you’re all experiencing a little of the ‘luck-o’-the-Irish’ today and that the sun is shining on you in some way (even if there’s still snow on the ground). I’ve been meaning to share … Continue reading

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Winter Turkey Fricassée over Mashed Potatoes, with Spring Radishes and Peas

Winter. Spring. Winter! Spring! Winter? Spring? I can’t decide. That is the story of this northern Canadian country. Mother Nature plays with us. One day it is definitely still winter, then the next it is maybe, just maybe, a breath – … Continue reading

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Mangoes and Blueberries in Yogurt Cream

Luscious. Fresh. Creamy. This dessert just makes me want to sing. It is so simple, yet so satisfying. And it’s not just a dessert. It is equally wonderful for breakfast, or a snack. It is made from the simplest, freshest … Continue reading

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Eggplant, Kale and Cannellini Bean sort-of-Ratatouille with Poached Eggs

The texture of eggplant is usually something you either hate or love, kind of like cooked mushrooms and zucchini. I happen to absolutely adore those foods, both for their textures and their tastes. However, some of my kids certainly didn’t … Continue reading

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