My mom had an aunt who was just like a fairy Godmother. She spoiled her in ways that kids dream about and when I was growing up the memories mom shared about Ninnie seemed to come right out of a storybook. Ninnie’s generosity spilled over to my older siblings too […]
The bright bitter taste of preserved lemons adds a compelling flavour to all sorts of dishes. Have you ever been cooking a Mediterranean-inspired winter stew and thought, hmmm, this needs just a little something…? That “something” that works for me is the bright bitter edge of preserved […]
Great granola Homemade granola is a staple in our house. It hits the spot sprinkled on top of cereal in the morning and is my favourite afternoon snack (mixed with yogurt and a bit of maple sugar). Chances are, some of your homemade favourites would make welcomed gifts for your […]
I’m a recent convert to cranberry sauce. Growing up I ate it once or twice a year, but I have discovered that it’s a delicious companion to much more than chicken and turkey. Try it alongside roasted squash risotto or braised parsnips. I have been noticing NB-grown cranberries at local […]
This easy to make juice is a nice alternative to fruit juice. Mix it half-and-half with carbonated water, add a sprig of mint and relax in the sun. In a medium sauce pan bring to a boil: 3 ½ cups water 1/3 cup sugar Add 2 ½ cups rhubarb and simmer […]
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