Author Archives: Margaret

Cooking with Kids – ‘Pigs in Pillows’

A spoof on ‘Pigs in Blankets’, this variation uses slices of sausages wrapped in little pillows of corn dough and fried – a favourite with kids and easy for them to help make. Cooking with Meredith Kids love eating ‘Pigs … Continue reading

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Pimm’s Cup Cocktail (lightened-up version) – the Perfect Sip for a Day of Sailing

Pimm’s Cup is a classic British cocktail that livens up any summer gathering – a herby libation all dressed up with citrus, mint, and cucumber. This version’s lighter on the sugar so it’s even more refreshing. Like I’ve said before, … Continue reading

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Summer Herb Vinaigrette and Zucchini Salad

Drizzle this zesty herb vinaigrette over summer salads, plop onto steamed or baked potatoes, or dress up some grilled salmon, chicken breasts, or steak. Serve it with spiralized zucchini salad and you’ll have a feast for your eyes and your … Continue reading

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Lazyman Skillet Bannock – Cooking at the Cabin

This simple skillet bannock is made for the lazy man (or woman). Stir it up like a pancake batter and in no time you can have a slab of warm, tender bannock to slather with butter. Summer has been busy. … Continue reading

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Cold Brewed Iced Coffee

Taste the difference when you cold brew your iced coffee – mellow, smooth, and frostily delicious on a sweltering hot summer day. We’re in the dog days of summer. What does that really mean? ‘Cause our dog is living the … Continue reading

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