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Three-step Seafood Ceviche

In our house, I often refer to my guy as ‘Chef’. Although I am using it as a term of endearment, he dislikes this title intensely.  Mostly because he feels it hasn’t been earned. As a culinary school grad, he has massive respect for his professors and the cooks in the industry who have earned […]

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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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Too Cool Raita…

I sincerely appreciate the generous willingness of my interviewees to share recipes! Sometimes, it is a difficult thing to do…not because people aren’t willing to let go of a “secret recipe” but many know that they have access to certain ingredients or appliances, that most home-cooks,  do not! For instance, with Amrikko’s it would have […]

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Kristen’s Zesty Zucchini Cake

It took NO time at all for Kristen to decide, when I asked for a recipe after her interview ‘Let’s get back to Play!’. This must be a family favourite around her house! After making it yesterday, it will be here too! This cake is a delightful way to use all those fall zucchinis that […]

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steps to the light

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.