Category Archives: Eggs & Cheese

Real Canadian Poutine and a Trip to Ottawa and Montreal

Indulge in that iconic Canadian dish – poutine. What’s not to love about a plate of crispy fries, stretchy squeaky cheese, and a rich, luscious gravy? It’s pure comfort food; potatoes and gravy with a fantastic, flavour-boosted twist! Only in … Continue reading

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Zippy Potato Puffs – Cheesy Little Potato Appetizers

These cheesy little potato appetizers are sure to please at your next gathering. A slice of pickled jalapeño adds a spicy kick to the baked potato base, and it’s all topped by a creamy parmesan cap. Oh. My. Goodness. It’s … Continue reading

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Okay, so Now I’ve Eaten Grasshoppers

Crispy, salty, toasted grasshoppers actually add a nice crunch to a cheesy quesadilla. (Never though I’d say that!) Yup, and they were actually quite tasty. When my friend Christine said she and her husband Gilbert had brought some grasshoppers back from Mexico and … Continue reading

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Green Eggs and Ham Lasagne

Sam-I-am likes this gooey, cheesy Green Eggs and Ham Lasagne. Try it, try it, and you will see! ‘I do not like them Sam-I-am, I do not like green eggs and ham.’ Dr. Seuss’s poor, beleaguered creature cannot rid himself of … 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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Deluxe Crustless Pizza-ghetti Pie

A bowl of spaghetti, a crustless pizza, and a savoury quiche, all in one hearty dish! We are a pasta lovin’ family. No matter when I asked our kids what they wanted for dinner when they were growing up, the … Continue reading

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Cooking With Kids: Surprise Jellied Easter Eggs

Kids love peeling these eggs to find the colourful jellied Easter eggs inside – 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 … Continue reading

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Lentil Taco Tartlets

A lentil crust and zippy filling make these southwest taco tartlets do a salsa dance in your mouth! Whenever the temperatures start plummeting and it feels like we are so deeply buried in winter that spring will never come, I … 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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Creamy Mustard, Egg, and Quinoa Bake (or How to Turn Easter Eggs into Dinner)

Spring is finally peeking around the corner here in the north. I thought I saw the faintest tinge of green along a ditch yesterday – and then in typical northern Alberta spring style, it’s been snowing all day today! There’s … Continue reading

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