More Ramblings and Recipes...

Let’s get ready to CRUMBLE!

I’m the first one to admit I don’t like baking. It’s too uptight for me. I’ll do it because I love my family and I like to know what actually goes into their food…but inside…I’m screaming! TOO MANY RULES! Honestly, I don’t even like writing out recipes..because in my head I’m arguing with myself. ‘I […]

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The Truth About Corn

It’s rare to meet someone who doesn’t like corn on the cob. An epitome of summer foods, the smell of it boiling strong enough to draw people in from miles around. Unless you are blessed with a rack of metal wires across your teeth, it’s a simple & satisfying treat to dig into. I know, […]

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Scrumptious Spot Prawn Sauce

If you choose to eat in-season, selecting foods that are available only at certain times of year, it can be a challenge. I admit it…I’m weak. I buy frozen mango year round and am often tempted by the luscious tropical fruits that have been imported from far-off locales, teasing me in the produce section with […]

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An apple a day…

I adore apples. They smell like love, not smarmy, hot-hot-hot love, but enveloping, wonderful hugs love. When I first left home and went to University in Victoria, I had a Great Aunt & Uncle living nearby. Aunt Sonya & Uncle Joe were Great AND they were great! Whenever the home sickness beat out the “I’m […]

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Paws and Effect!

When we think of family, many of us include our fine & furry friends. I’ve always had a bit of a soft spot for my animals. I grew up with a mischeviously clever poodle named “Pokey” who was a true friend, entrusted to all my deep, dark, pre-teen, angst-filled secrets. Poor dog…so much tear-soaked fur! […]

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that perfect hand...

In Ocean's 11, Danny said that "the house always wins. If you play long enough, never change the stakes, then the house takes you. Unless, when that perfect hand comes along, you bet big... and then, you take the house." Here's the hand I've been dealt, sometimes it's risky and sometimes it's safe, but all the time... it's perfect. It's mine.