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A Feastival for the Senses

Ahhh…September you naughty beast you! You sneak in after summer, with your beautiful warm afternoon sun, foliage on high volume colour and tease us with your pumpkin-spiced everything and then BAM! There’s forms to sign, cheques to write, homework to supervise, reading to get done, driving for drop-offs, regular (whatever THAT means!) mealtimes and oh […]

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The School with A Soul

The sun spills though my window, with stretching and creaking bones, I reluctantly rise. Crazy butterflies flitting in my tummy, traveling from room to room; my sing-song begins. ‘Wakey…wakey…eggs and bakey, it’s rise and shine time!’ Here’s hoping they don’t hear the tremors in my voice. ‘Get it TOGETHER!’ I mumble to myself  ‘You’re the […]

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Easy Breezy Beefy Stroganoff

Whenever I interview a chef or cook or foodie-like person, I inevitably ask them to describe their favourite childhood meal. It never fails. They get a dreamy, cloudy, soft look on their face as they drift back into their days of innocence. More often than not, it is simple, unfettered meal that hits them in […]

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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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Hot nights…cool noodles!

Addiction…it’s a difficult thing to shake. I’ve been fighting off a big one for years now. Just when I feel like I’ve turned a corner…there it is. Although I have cut back a lot in the last few years, every once in awhile a new one shows up where I least expect it…and with trembling […]

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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.