Author Archives: Margaret

Paella Party! Olé!

This summer we were invited to a Spanish Paella Party. What fun it was! I’ve always wanted to make paella but it’s one of those things that seemed to be forever on my food bucket list, that I never got … Continue reading

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Gingerbread Cookie Dough Balls

I don’t get all the fuss about eating raw cookie dough. When we were growing up my mom told us we’d get stomach aches from the raw baking powder and the raw egg. (That didn’t count, obviously, for the raw … Continue reading

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Campfire Baked Potatoes, and a Glorious Lazy Week at the Cabin

We are so lucky to be able to spend time at the cabin every summer. It’s in the beautiful wilderness of northern British Columbia, along the shores of the clear and very cold Francois Lake. My dad built the cabin … Continue reading

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Magic Method for Never-Fail Easy Dill Pickles and a Peek at the Late-Summer Garden

Our cucumbers are doing their thing. Every time I look under the prickly leaves, a few more have ripened from little green dashes to overgrown submarines. I don’t know how it happens – I can pick them all off in … Continue reading

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Kitchen Frau Weekly Meal Plan

  My weekly menu plan has been featured over at Food Bloggers of Canada this week. I’ve put together seven days of easy gluten-free meals to give you a break from meal planning – or just to give you some … Continue reading

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