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Gingerbread Cookie Dough Balls

I don’t get all the fuss about eating raw cookie dough. When we were growing up my mom told us we’d get stomach aches from the raw baking powder and the raw egg. (That didn’t count, obviously, for the raw … Continue reading

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Kale Chips

What four letter food word makes people either wrinkle their noses in disgust or lick their lips and say ‘I can’t get enough of it’ ? That would be kale. It’s kind of a love-it or hate-it food. In the past, … Continue reading

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Spicy Roasted Chickpeas – a Crunchy Snack – and Some Winter Sunshine

Yup, winter’s still here. We’re all getting mighty sick of it. Our yard still has two feet of snow in most places, but at least the sun is shining and the thermometer is bravely trying to hover up to 0°C. … Continue reading

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Seedy Savoury Croutons

  These croutons add a bright pop of texture and flavor to any soup or salad or are just as tasty as a nibble to serve with drinks before dinner. I can’t keep them around whenever I make them, as … Continue reading

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Gingerbread Rice Krispie Squares (with a Decadent Cinnamon Ganache Option)

  Nothing is more quintessentially North American to me than a plate of Rice Krispie squares and a glass of milk – a simple and beloved treat that, in my childhood, appeared at every potluck, or birthday party or gathering … Continue reading

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