Author Archives: Margaret

Coffee Braised Short Ribs (Bison or Beef)

Meaty braised short ribs slowly simmered in a rich coffee broth become meltingly tender and rich with complex flavours. There are still the last drifts of crusty snow remaining in our yard to remind us that winter is not that … Continue reading

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Make Ahead Breakfast Cookies (Plus a Trip to Vancouver and Seattle)

Healthy breakfast cookies to make ahead and bake up fresh for energy throughout the day.¬†Get the breakfast cookies recipe here. We found Spring! It was hanging out at the West Coast! We’re back from a road trip over Spring Break … Continue reading

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Cooking With Kids: Jellied Easter Surprise Eggs

Kids love peeling these eggs to find the colourful jellied insides – a surprise for Easter! Cooking with Meredith What fun to crack an egg and peel away the shell to reveal a glistening treasure of wobbly jellied stripes in … Continue reading

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Apricot Orange Energy Balls (also known as Little Dinosaur Eggs)

Little energy balls of dried apricots and coconut rolled in crunchy chia seeds for a quick energy pick-me-up. Get the energy balls recipe here. Yes, it’s only the third day of Spring and we’ve had as big a snowstorm as … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Irish Soda Bread and a Visit to Ireland for St. Patrick’s Day

A gluten free version of traditional Irish Soda Bread to help celebrate the luck o’ the Irish on St. Paddy’s Day (or any other day).When it comes to that cheerful and and somewhat magical celebration on March 17th, I think … Continue reading

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