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Roasted Pumpkin Seeds (and how to make a Jack o’Lantern)

It’s almost Halloween. Have you carved your pumpkin yet? The ghosties and goblins are gearing up, the witches are stirring their bubbling brew, and the jack o’ lanterns are grinning their crazy grins. Our pumpkins are rarin’ and ready to … Continue reading

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Versunkener Apfel Kuchen (German Sunken Apple Cake)

When you grow up in a German household on a Canadian prairie farm, daily coffee time is a non-negotiable ritual. And there is usually cake involved. . . . . . or homemade doughnuts, or cookies, or even a slice … Continue reading

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Kale Salad with Cranberries, Pear, and Sesame Seeds

Most of our garden is looking pretty sad and spent, but the kale is hanging in there with glorious gusto. It’s standing tall and bright and vibrantly green. Those crinkly leaves have not let cantankerous old Mother Nature get the … Continue reading

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Chicken Bake with Apples, Onions, and Horseradish

It’s a glorious fall day, and I feel like roasting something in the oven – something savoury and full of fall flavours. Mmmm. We have onion braids drying in the garage, and the apple trees are laden with rosy-red jewels. … Continue reading

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Paella Party! Olé!

This summer we were invited to a Spanish Paella Party. What fun it was! I’ve always wanted to make paella but it’s one of those things that seemed to be forever on my food bucket list, that I never got … Continue reading

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