Archive | May, 2010

31 May 2010 ~ 0 Comments

“Nat Decants” Mobile Application

Sometimes in the world of food, interesting and amazing things happen, and today was one of those days.  This morning, I was contacted by Natalie MacLean, world-renown wine and food writer telling me how much she enjoys my site, and recipes. She wrote to tell me about her new mobile application called “Nat Decants.” Now, […]

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24 May 2010 ~ 11 Comments

Easy Felafel Recipe

Full of fibre, folic acid, iron, maganese and protein, chickpeas are the main ingredient in this simple dish. They are also a very low fat complete protein food, which makes them all that much more appealing. Felafel 1 can chickpeas, drained (or about 2 cups of cooked) 2 TBSP flour 1 tsp cumin 1 onion, […]

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24 May 2010 ~ 2 Comments

Simple French Toast

Vive la France! This impressing looking breakfast is super easy to whip up in minutes! Dust with icing sugar, and treat yourself to a taste of heaven this morning! 4 eggs 1 cup milk 2 tsp vanilla extract (I use artificial) 1/2 tsp nutmeg, grated 1 TBSP sugar 6-8 slices bread Whisk all ingredients together […]

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21 May 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Pineapple Picante Salsa

Need a fresh recipe for a delicious summer salsa? How about this quick and easy recipe full of fresh ingredients? Picante is usually used to describe a chunkier salsa, but depending on how chunky you like yours, you can chop the veggies either large or small. Pineapple Picante Salsa 4-5 ripe tomatoes, chopped fine (or […]

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19 May 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Spiral Pasta Salad with Feta and Balsamic Vinigarette

On account of the fact that I am catching my daughter’s cold, and am totally wiped from a day of cooking and baking, I have nothing to say except go and make this. It’s as good as it looks! 🙂 Spiral Pasta Salad with Feta and Balsamic Vinigarette 1 1/2 cups dry spiral pasta, cooked […]

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17 May 2010 ~ 4 Comments

Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

Mexican food is not something that I cook all that often, and I’m really not sure why. It’s fresh, mostly healthy, slightly spicy (often using one of my favorite herbs, cilantro) and it’s always delicious. I think it must be that I just never think of making it – until today that is! Going over […]

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17 May 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Quick and Easy Burgers

Here is an easy “stand-by” recipe for a tasty beef burger perfect for back yard grilling! Quick and Easy Burgers 1 pound lean ground beef 2 medium sized onions, finely grated (get ready to cry – this part is brutal, but worth it!) 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 TBSP fresh parsley, finely chopped 1 egg, […]

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16 May 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Homemade Barbecue Sauce

It’s finally here – barbecue season! I don’t know about you, but for me, this is exciting news! What would a barbecue be without a great marinating sauce for chicken, beef and even grilled veggies? Here is the one I came up with this evening for grilled chicken. BBQ Sauce 1 cup ketchup 1/4 cup […]

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15 May 2010 ~ 2 Comments

South St. Burger Co.

We had a great lunch today at the South St. Burger Co. in Burlington, Ontario. What a delicious meal – and even better we got to try the food “on the house” so that I could review it! We were greeted by very friendly staff, the burgers were fresh and delicious, there were countless interesting […]

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13 May 2010 ~ 3 Comments

Potato Latkes

We had a delightful dinner with friends this evening. Under her watchful eye and expert guidance, my friend Jenn and I prepared Matzo Ball Soup and Potato Latkes. Both were absolutely delicious, and I’m looking forward to making them in my own kitchen soon! Potato Latkes 6 potatoes, quartered 1 small onion, grated 3 eggs […]

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