Author Archives: Margaret

Basil Beet Salad, Sauteed Beans, and Peas on Earth

Meet Eric and Ruby, of Peas on Earth, Alberta producers of exceptional organic produce, and have a taste of Ruby’s fantastic Basil Beet Salad, or a nibble of Sauteed Garlicky Green Beans. Passion and Love. Those are the two emotions … Continue reading

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(No-Bake) Salted Coco-Lasses Bars

Hello Coco-Lassies, you beautiful, fudgey, coconutty, caramelly, molasses bars! It’s no secret I love molasses – it comes from a childhood of sneaking into my grandma’s barn and licking the blackstrap molasses intended for feeding the cattle. I discovered that … Continue reading

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Edmonton’s FEASTival (and a Dreamy Coconut and White Chocolate Mousse)

The dreamy, smooth white chocolate mousse recipe comes from a professional culinary arts program, but is easy to make in your own kitchen. Last week I had to pinch myself. I was in a food lover’s paradise. Mmmmmmmmmm. Edmonton’s 27th … Continue reading

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Queso Fundido (Mexican Fondue and a Mexican Cooking Lesson)

Mexican Fondue is a simple 4-ingredient appetizer you can whip up in 10 minutes to satisfy hungry guests, or just feed your hungry self for a scrumptious lunch! Fundido. Doesn’t that word just make you smile? Whatever it is, it’s … Continue reading

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Sweet Corn Bisque – a Bowl Full of Summer

Cheery sweet corn bisque is the essence of summer – all that golden sunshine collected in a bowl. I’m a garden eater. I love munching on fresh garden peas, and popping sun-ripe cherry tomatoes in my mouth as I stroll … Continue reading

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