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Russian Borscht, a Salute to Sochi

This has been a glorious week of Olympic watching and Olympic pride. It is heartwarming to think that in living rooms around the world, fans are unified in the same activity. Whether the ski jumping or biathlon or hockey are … 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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Kransekage, a Danish Wedding Cake and a Canadian Love Story

 On September 25, of last year, our daughter got married. I can hardly believe it – I’m a mother-in-law. . . ! ! !  (Big gulp combined with proud beaming smile!) It was a beautiful wedding: simple, small, casual, yet elegant. … Continue reading

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Quick-Braised Eggplant

It’s hard to describe the sheer heaven of this eggplant dish – juicy, tender morsels of silkiness that offer the softest bites of umami flavour. My mouth does a little soft-shoe dance routine with every taste. But then, I am … 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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