Yellow split pea dip has a lively flavour and makes a great substitute for hummus. I have always been a fan of hummus and enjoy it as a dip and sandwich spread. But, my husband can’t eat tahini and my kids dislike hummus so I’m always left eating a batch […]
Creamy ginger cashew dip is deliciously simple to make. When I was growing up there was a pair of false eyelashes in our bathroom cupboard that fascinated me. They were still in the package and had never been worn. A neighbour who sold cosmetics had given them to mom […]
I have no recollection of Canada Day celebrations when I was growing up and I think it’s because our summers were like one extended family picnic. Week days were spent at the beach and weekends and holidays were for family day trips to St. Andrews, New River Beach, or Deer […]
Beluga Lentil Lettuce Wraps make a light and delicious summer meal.It was Margaret Begner who introduced me to lovely beluga lentils. She and her husband ran two of my favourite restaurants in Saint John, Dufferin Inn and Opera Bistro. Margaret had a gruff warmth that drew me in and was […]
Chinese five spice candied nuts are sweet, a little spicy and crispy with a light candy coating. Better yet, they take almost no time to prepare. Candied nuts are a festive treat… At Christmastime there were always bowls of nuts around the house. They were still in the shell […]
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