Author Archives: Margaret

Cooking with Kids: Homemade Sprinkles and a Birthday Party

It’s easy to make funky little homemade sprinkles to brighten up a bowl of ice cream or birthday cakes, doughnuts, cookies – whatever needs a hit of flavour, colour, and crunch. Cooking with Meredith It was birthday party time – … Continue reading

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Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice Mix

It’s so easy to stir together a few spices to make homemade pumpkin pie spice mix; convenient to use and always fresh. At this time of year I’m making all kinds of warm and comforting fall dishes, lots of them … Continue reading

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Asian Pear and Chicken Slaw

A light crunchy cabbage, red pepper, and chicken slaw sweetened with crisp Asian pear and rounded out with a zesty, herby dressing. I love having leftover cooked chicken in the fridge. There are so many ways to use it. Aside … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Freezer Fudge, my New Addiction

One bite of creamy, melt-in-your-mouth, decadent Pumpkin Freezer Fudge will have you moaning with pleasure and hiding the rest of the pan to keep it for yourself. All things pumpkin are on my mind, of course, since it’s only days … Continue reading

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Cooking with Kids: Porcupine Meatballs

Kids can help make these tasty Porcupine Meatballs. It’s fun to see how the rice pokes up into little ‘quills’ after they’re baked. Sometimes life presents us with the best stories and most unexpected coincidences. This morning when I took … Continue reading

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