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Ho Ho Ho the Mistletoe, and Cranberry Pear Sauce with Red Wine and Honey

It’s hit. I’ve been struck with the Christmas spirit. Some years it hits earlier than others, and this year is one of those. It must be all the snow that’s giving me the ho-ho-ho-and-let’s-be-jolly kind of feeling. Or maybe it’s … Continue reading

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Chimichurri Sauce – on Steak, Salmon, Potatoes and Just About Anything Else

Wow. That is all I can say. Chimichurri sauce – where have you been all my life?!!! The bold, zesty flavours of this sauce make my tongue want to leap out of my mouth and do a kicky Latin salsa … Continue reading

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Pasta Sauce with Sardines and Capers

  Sardines? Yes – sardines! Before you go ‘yeccchhh’ and click away, let me tell you that the sardines in this pasta sauce are nothing like what you remember in childhood, or what you think sardines might taste like (in … Continue reading

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Mississippi Mud Sauce – Thick, Rich, Hot-fudgy Chocolate Sauce

Everybody needs a knock-em-dead store-cupboard dessert to wow guests. The kind you quickly throw together when you hear the dog bark and see unannounced guests pull into the driveway. Or the kind you whip up in two minutes when you … Continue reading

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Tomato Sauce – Astonishingly Simple and Absolutely Sumptuous

I was wondering what all the hype was about. Every time I clicked, I came across another blog that raved about the wonders of this seemingly simple tomato sauce. Like Molly’s and Julie’s and Food 52‘s. All sources point to … Continue reading

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