Category Archives: Fruit

Off to Europe! and our Favourite Simple Way to Eat Strawberries

  I am so excited – we’re heading off on a European adventure! Germany, Holland, Belgium, France, and Switzerland. How lucky are we? We’re leaving this weekend and gone for four weeks, renting a car and seeing where the adventure … Continue reading

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Chocolate-Dipped Apricots – Sweet Like a Kiss

Valentine’s Day doesn’t always have to be about pink and red and lace and hearts and frills. It’s just about showing those you love that you’re thinking about them. And it’s nice if it involves something a little sweet . … Continue reading

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Bacon Bundles – Delectable Little Appetizers

Don’t you just love when you find out about a new dish that’s mouthwateringly, deliciously addictive, easy to make and is comprised of only 2 ingredients? Last weekend we attended a party thrown by Swiss friends and were treated to … Continue reading

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The Great Baked Apple Experiment (and Two Delicious Fillings)

What better way to spend a Sunday afternoon than to play around with a private taste testing of one of my favourite comfort foods – a simple, homey, dessert that evokes a bygone era – the baked apple? It was … Continue reading

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Ho Ho Ho the Mistletoe, and Cranberry Pear Sauce with Red Wine and Honey

It’s hit. I’ve been struck with the Christmas spirit. Some years it hits earlier than others, and this year is one of those. It must be all the snow that’s giving me the ho-ho-ho-and-let’s-be-jolly kind of feeling. Or maybe it’s … Continue reading

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