Easy vegetarian Pad Thai can be a speedy weeknight staple when you have a straight forward recipe that uses mostly pantry staples. It’s easy to find family favourite cookbooks on a bookshelf. They’re the dog-eared ones on with cracked spines, corners of pages folded over and notes in the margins. […]
Roasted winter squash is delicious paired with black beans, spinach and sharp cheese in these vegetable filled black bean quesadillas. A vegetarian quesadilla with substance As a child I couldn’t stand squash. Mom always served it mashed and just the thought of it made me gag. I missed dessert […]
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 […]
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