Author Archives: Margaret

Cooking with Kids: Lemon Chicken Soup with Egg Strands

A light and lemony chicken soup with chicken meatballs, peas, and feathery egg strands is the best comfort food. An updated classic that’s fun for kids to help make and eat! Cooking with Meredith What came first: the chicken or … Continue reading

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Easy Baked Caponata – a Sicilian Treasure

Caponata, a Sicilian eggplant and vegetable dish that’s a bit sweet, a bit tangy, and full of rich flavour, makes the best appetizer. A bowl of this in your fridge is like a stash of gourmet gold. When we were … Continue reading

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Cooking with Kids: Classic Seven Minute Frosting for a Birthday Cake

Seven Minute Frosting is a classic. Basically sugar and egg whites heated and beaten together for seven minutes to form a soft fluffy, marshmallowy icing that turns any cake into a special occasion masterpiece.  Cooking with Meredith and Lara Two … Continue reading

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Sicilian Almond Cookies and People-Watching in Italy

We discovered these Sicilian Almond Cookies while on holiday in Italy this fall. They are the perfect chewy, nutty, not-too-sweet treat to nibble with your coffee or hot chocolate, or whenever you need a break. Come, make yourself a cup … Continue reading

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Chicken Breasts in Orange Sauce and a Cooking Class in Rome

Whether for a quick and easy weeknight family dinner or elegant entertaining, you’ll be impressed with these light and tasty Chicken Breasts in Orange Sauce. Just 4 ingredients and 20 minutes to a fantastic meal. The recipe comes direct to … Continue reading

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