Archive | January, 2010

28 January 2010 ~ 2 Comments

Meat & Potatoes Goes to the City

Growing up in small-town Ontario, there was very little opportunity for me as a youngster to try a variety of ethnic foods. There were less than 3 grocery stores in my home town, and meat and potatoes were pretty much the staple meal in our home, and the homes of all my relatives and peers. […]

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26 January 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Indexes, and t.v. and cooking, oh my!

Wow, what a busy couple of days! I may in fact *be* Super Woman! Today (with both kids in tow) I single-handedly indexed The Cat Can Cook Book! Up until very recently, I honestly didn’t see an index as a necessity for my particular cook book, but in speaking with others in the cook book […]

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25 January 2010 ~ 2 Comments

Lemon Parsley Tuna Cakes

Lemon Parsley Tuna Cakes 3 medium potatoes, peeled, quartered, boiled & mashed 1 small tin tuna, drained 1 small onion, minced 1 rib celery, minced 2 TBSP fresh parsley, chopped 1 TBSP fresh lemon juice 1 egg salt and pepper 1/3 cup flour 2 TBSP oil Combine mashed potatoes, tuna, onion, celery, parsley, lemon juice, […]

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24 January 2010 ~ 2 Comments

Eggcetera Guelph

Because I love to cook so much, and have gotten better and better at cooking over the years, I really *expect* that when I go out to eat, that the food is good – no, not passable, not so-so, not okay, but GOOD! I always say, that if the food I go out to eat […]

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21 January 2010 ~ 3 Comments

Making Flavoured Cream Cheeses

Have you ever played with your food? I have! In fact, it’s what I do best. I love trying new ideas, and making new and interesting things in my kitchen. Recently, I thought I’d try making flavoured cream cheese, so I took 1 package of Cream Cheese (250g) and added in about 1 1/2 TSBP […]

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20 January 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Keep them Coming!

I just wanted to post this evening, that I’m getting some very *interesting and yummy-sounding* submissions for my recipe contest! Keep them coming – there’s one more week to go! Thanks to everyone who’s sent in a great recipe!

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20 January 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Crock Pot Chili Sauce

Crock Pot Chili Sauce 1 28 ounce can diced tomatoes 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup vinegar 1 large onion, chopped fine 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp allspice 1/2 tsp ginger sprinkle of chili peppers (or more if you like it hot!) Put all ingredients into crock pot. Set to low heat, and cook 6-8 […]

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18 January 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Pineapple Cheese Ball

It’s not all that often that I post appetizer recipes, so today I thought I would post this crowd-pleasing cheese ball recipe. It’s YUMMY – and it freezes very well. If you prefer, make it into two smaller balls, and freeze one for later. Pineapple Cheese Ball 2-8 ounch packages cream cheese 8 1/2 ounces […]

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17 January 2010 ~ 4 Comments

Garlic and Parmesan Mashed Potatoes

So, I didn’t get the pierogies done today as planned – I know, my bad! I was thoroughly enjoying an afternoon to myself. I made jewelry, went for a long walk, and just enjoyed some quality time with me, and the thought didn’t even cross my mind until mid afternoon. I will make them soon, […]

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16 January 2010 ~ 3 Comments

Pierogi Recipe

There are about as many variations on making pierogi as there are people who love them, and homemade pierogi are so much better than and store bought variety. So tomorrow, I am going to embark on the pierogi-making adventure in my own kitchen. Okay, well, maybe it’s *not* an adventure, but it’s always fun to […]

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