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My Best Meatloaf Recipe (and a few tricks to help you make it!)

Rich, moist, succulent. Savoury, flavourful, comforting, and it slices beautifully – this seriously is the best meatloaf recipe.  You’ll achieve some awesome bargaining power with your family if you make this tasty meatloaf on a regular basis. (Skip to recipe.) … Continue reading

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Cooking with Kids: Porcupine Meatballs

Kids can help make these tasty Porcupine Meatballs. It’s fun to see how the rice pokes up into little ‘quills’ after they’re baked. Sometimes life presents us with the best stories and most unexpected coincidences. This morning when I took … Continue reading

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Shipwreck Casserole – Dinner in the Slowcooker

Are you responsible for feeding a horde of hungry ghouls, princesses and pirates before they go out raiding, er . . . trick-or-treating this week? Are you working all day and wondering how to get a meal into their bellies … 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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Mexican Burgers with Smoky Chipotle Sauce

I thought spring had sprung, but it’s howling and snowing outside again, so I’m thinking of warmer climes. Something nice and spicy and sunny. Mexico comes to mind. And since I can’t get there right now, I did the next … Continue reading

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More Sunshine on the Mountains and Nigella’s Meatzza Pizza

Life’s like that. Just when you are least expecting it – a curveball. Or a snap, crackle and pop – which is what happened to my knee this week. We were on our annual ski trip to beautiful Sun Peaks, … Continue reading

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Garbanzo Goulash Pot Pies (or Goulash and Biscuits)

  I love things made in individual little pots and dishes. Maybe it’s in response to growing up in a large farm family, where food was always presented in massive pots or serving dishes for help-yourself service at the table. … Continue reading

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