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Want a special dish for your next Sunday dinner? How about a tangy German Sauerbraten – a wonderfully flavoured, simmered pot roast with a fantastic gravy? Oom-pa-pah! Bring on the Lederhosen! (Skip to recipe) Being German, I should have a … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Sausage Rolls with Tzatziki Dipping Sauce

Gluten free sausage rolls that are crispy, crunchy outside and savoury, meaty inside?     You bet! (And the best part is they’re baked, not fried, plus they’re a cinch to roll up.) Serve them with cooling tzatziki dip for … Continue reading

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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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Creamy Pasta with Garlic, Asparagus and Beef – Dinner in 10 Minutes

Tonight it was just Andreas and me home, and when I asked him what he wanted for supper, he answered Pasta, of course. Do you need to ask? You know that’s what I always want.  That’s what the kids always … Continue reading

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Corn Pie (Casserole Comfort for When you Need Some Love in Your Belly)

Corn Pie is an easy family weeknight dinner – a tasty casserole one-dish meal with a southern flavour profile. Ground beef studded with sweet corn and olives and topped with a cheesy cornmeal crust. My universe has shifted again. I’ve … Continue reading

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‘Wine and Cheese’ Hamburgers to Celebrate Barbecue Season

The sun streams down, the leaves rustle quietly in the late afternoon breezes, the rooster crows (silly guy – doesn’t he know what time it is?), and the dog lies, panting, in the shade (except when she needs to be … Continue reading

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Rouladen, a Christmas Eve Tradition

Rouladen are a traditional German dish, savoury meat rolls with mustard, bacon, pickles, and onions, browned and braised to tenderness in a flavourful gravy. (skip to recipe) What special food do you eat on Christmas Eve? Is it maybe a … Continue reading

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