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Japanese Style Wasabi Tuna Boats – a Light, Fresh Appetizer for a Fresh New Year

Looking for a lighter nibble for your New Year’s gatherings? These simple Wasabi Tuna Boats fit the bill. If you’re a sucker for sushi, you’ll devour the light clean flavours of cucumbers, tuna, and seaweed, plus that fog-clearing jolt of … Continue reading

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Magic Method for Never-Fail Easy Dill Pickles and a Peek at the Late-Summer Garden

With this simple method for canning dill pickles, anybody can do it – even if you’ve never canned before. No canner needed; you just pop ’em in the oven to seal the jars. Easy step-by-step instructions below. (Skip to recipe) … Continue reading

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Green, Green, Green and White Quinoa Salad (with Asparagus, Cucumbers and Peas)

I love the colours of this salad – all the soft green shades of spring-going-into-summer. Our asparagus patch is providing us with a bounty of thick, crisp stalks to steam, grill, roast and eat raw in salads. What a treat … Continue reading

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