Archive | March, 2010

29 March 2010 ~ 0 Comments

“What’s Cooking” to the Rescue!

I love getting my copy of What’s Cooking Magazine every few months. In it’s pages are amazingly simple recipes for busy families – my favorite type of cooking. Today, I am trying *my version* of the Salmon Cakes Recipe featured in the latest issue. These look absolutely delicious and possibly kid-friendly too? I guess we’ll […]

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23 March 2010 ~ 6 Comments

Baked Vegan Nut Loaf

I’ve been doing a lot of reading and research lately following my childrens’ decision to be vegetarians. After recently learning what meat is my two little animal-lovers were devastated. So, faced with the guilt of lying to them about it, I thought it best to face the facts and allow them to decide *not* to […]

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21 March 2010 ~ 2 Comments

Oatmeal Cake Recipe

One of my favorite things to do is connect with friends and exchange news, catching up on what each other has been up to amidst the chaos of child-rearing, work and life in general. I am especially fond of get-togethers with my creative friends and family that involve working on projects! Recently, while visiting a […]

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17 March 2010 ~ 0 Comments


Ah yes, the elusive avocado – well, maybe it’s not all that mysterious after all, but if you don’t know what you’re doing when it comes to choosing one and preparing it, read on my friend. Avocados are a beautiful fruit, and can be made into countless wonderful dishes. But you have to choose wisely, […]

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11 March 2010 ~ 5 Comments

Red Lobster Cheese & Garlic Biscuits

Years ago as a teenager, I worked for a summer in a large restaurant at the marina in my home town. What began as nothing more than a summer job to earn some extra money (I started off as a dishwasher) ended up being one of the happiest summers of my life. Within about a […]

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11 March 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Breakfast Skillet for One

Forget about healthy eating for this one! It’s a definite artery-clogger, but again, as is anything in life, it’s all about the moderation. So go ahead, indulge this morning – then hit the gym this afternoon!1/4 pound bacon or corned beef, thinly sliced or crumble 2 large potatoes, peeled, sliced and blanched (boiled for a […]

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10 March 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Hot off the Press!

Sales of “The Cat Can Cook Book” have been going very well! Daily, I receive orders and ship my book all over the world! It always excites me to send books to Europe and Australia, and of course I love all of my Canadian and American friends too 🙂 Faced with a re-print of the […]

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08 March 2010 ~ 3 Comments

Chai Spice Cake

Thank you Shelly Fisher for entering this recipe in my Cat Can Cook Recipe Contest in January. It’s her own invention! Chai Spice Cake 18.25oz devils food cake mix 2/3 c vanilla chai spice coffee creamer 1 chai spice tea bag steeped in 2/3 c boiling water for 3 minutes 1/2 c canola oil 3 […]

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03 March 2010 ~ 5 Comments

Creamy Oreo Cookies Cheesecake

A cheesecake a day keeps the doctor away? Oh, how I wish. If there is any one food I love, this is it! This particular one is remarkably simple to make. Just work slowly and patiently, and you’ll have a perfect masterpiece by the time you’re done, though you likely won’t want to stand around […]

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02 March 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Curry Beef with Coconut Milk

I really like a good curry, but not a super *hot* one. The great thing about making your own curries, is you control the amount of spice and may also customize them to your liking! This delicious recipe is on today’s dinner menu, and goes great with naan bread and chutney. 1 pound stewing beef, […]

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