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Lazy long weekend dinner

Clearly I love to cook. I’m obsessed with food, but sometimes…I just don’t want to bother. I’m tired, it’s so messy, or just can’t decide what to make. Eating out is a fantastic option, when it’s in the budget…not so much lately! Ordering in, same budget issue and I’m often disappointed in the food. Picky, […]

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Simple Breakfast Nests

Although I am an early riser, I have never been much of a breakfast person. Coffee…most definitely! But food is usually not on my mind first thing in the morning. Unless of course we are talking Sunday brunch, then I am completely game for a huge meal. After polling friends on Facebook about their favourite […]

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Curry Chicken Wraps

It was a crazy, busy weekend. Prom, parties and the regular onslaught of kid activities. The rain stopped once or twice to let the clouds refuel…that was it. So by Sunday evening I was in NO mood to cook anything fancy. Unfortunately I still wanted a cozy family meal to draw everyone back to the table […]

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The Secret Gardener

As the server walks away, they hold their breath…entrees artistically plated with fresh morsels, combined into an intoxicating experience for the senses. Fork lifted to mouth. Eyes roll heavenward, a satisfied smile appears…success. For Sarah Wallbank and Takashi Ohya, the creative couple ‘behind the counter’ at Riso in Lantzville, those coveted smiles are the power source that feeds their […]

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Gingah Ninja Salmon

Love when kitchen experiments go right! Let’s admit it…it doesn’t always work out that way. This is Ninja fast, heart healthy and enticing enough to serve to company! That’s right, you’ve got this. How good it is? It was soo good that my littles gobbled it up at dinner , despite the fact that it had both […]

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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.