Author Archives: Margaret

Cooking With Kids: Caramel Popcorn Cake

Cooking with Meredith Last week was Meredith‘s birthday. She turned eight. In addition to cooking and getting creative in the kitchen, Meredith loves playing with Lego, spelling big hard words, Ukrainian dancing, and wrestling with her brothers. To celebrate her … Continue reading

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Farmhouse Fried Chicken

Chances are, if you grew up on a farm on the Canadian Prairies, you’ve eaten chicken prepared like this. (Chances are if you grew up in town on the Canadian Prairies, you’ve eaten it, too.) Simple. Basic. Yet somehow so … Continue reading

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Cooking With Kids: Fried Eggs in Salami Nests

Cooking with kids is such fun. Now that my kids are grown up (almost), our cooking together is different. We still have great times in the kitchen, but it often involves lots of laughter, and grown-up jokes, gossip, and sometimes … Continue reading

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Gingerbread Dough Boy Smoothie

It’s like a big glass of drinkable oatmeal and gingerbread cookie dough combined – much too yummy to be a healthy breakfast-on-the-go, right? In honour of Williams-Sonoma‘s Smoothie Week, I thought I’d like to share a smoothie recipe with you … Continue reading

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Roasted Parsnip Fries with Spicy Orange Mayonnaise

This weekend was parsnip digging time in our garden. There wasn’t much left to harvest. Out came the last of the potatoes – the Yukon Golds, the Russian Purples, and the German Banana Potatoes. Out came the parsnips and the … Continue reading

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