Archive | Miscellaneous Recipes

13 October 2017 ~ 0 Comments

Books on MONDAY!

How can it be a month since I last updated here? Honestly, the older I get the faster time seems to go. Well, I am posting this evening because I have exciting news to share! My brand new cookbook “Cat Can Cook Vegetarian” will be here on Monday – yep, October 16th. I am pretty […]

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25 August 2015 ~ 2 Comments

Our Backyard Chickens in Guelph

I haven’t posted here too much in the past couple of years, mainly because I’ve really been focussing on my other business, Elanne & Ivy. I’ve also been facing some health issues…but, as the issues are resolving and I am feeling better again, I have realized how much I’ve missed my blog, and all of […]

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10 September 2011 ~ 7 Comments

Fresh Basil Pesto

This is the perfect season to make your own fresh basil pesto. Pesto is a versitile and delicious sauce that can be added to pastas, soups or served with fresh bread or crackers. Today at the farmers market, I bought a HUGE bunch of basil, and made four small containers of pesto when I got […]

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02 June 2011 ~ 0 Comments

All you need is Lovage

Lovage (Levisticum officinale) is a tall perennial plant, with a flavour reminiscent of celery and anise blended together. It has a strong and distinctive flavour quite unlike other herbs. Lovage is an ancient plant, which was very popular during the Middle Ages. It has been said to possess qualities of a medicinal nature. Specifically, lovage […]

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11 April 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Tzatziki Dip

Since trying the New PC greek Yogurt, I’ve been very impressed with its versatility. It’s super high in protein and calcium, it makes a great snack with fruit and granola, and even completely on it’s own, it’s delicious. I even sneak it into smoothies for my kids! Tonight, I wanted to make delicious burgers with […]

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23 December 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Cranberry and Orange Chutney

We’re in the final countdown now and Christmas is nearly here!┬áIn our home we have two very excited little ones. At ages four and six it’s been a real whirlwind here this past week (month?) with my son and daughter getting ready for all of the Christmas festivities. Cookie decorating, shopping, present wrapping, school assemblies […]

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13 September 2010 ~ 6 Comments

Step-by-Step Guide to Naan Bread

What Indian feast is ever complete with out traditional Indian Naan? It’s slightly sweet taste and chewy texture is a pure delight and completely necessary in the makings of a proper Indian meal, for dipping in the rich and tasty sauces common in this particular type of food. Yesterday, I found a recipe on Allrecipes.com […]

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09 August 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Clubhouse Turkey Bacon Wraps

Need a super-easy and yummy lunch on the go? This is yet another versatile recipe which can be changed up and added to. Customize it to your own taste. The possibilities are endless! Today, I made them with turkey breast and bacon in true “club house sandwich style” and added in a mustard/mayo combination as […]

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18 April 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Authentic Nasi Goreng Recipe

I love feedback on Cat Can Cook, and I tend to get quite a lot of it! Today I was pleased to get this message about making Nasi Goreng (a recipe which appears on my site and in my book) I don’t think my nasi recipe is very authentic, but I’m certain the following one […]

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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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