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Basics & Tips

Pesto: What’s in a Name?

It seems to be everywhere…and not just the molto famoso “Ligurian” pasta with potato and green beans or with trofie pasta but dribbled or drizzled on anything you can imagine. But is that really “pesto?” Or, has the term “pesto,”

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Apple And Grape Quick Bread

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. Oh it’s definitely fall…grape harvest, apple harvest…baking, baking, baking! We have lift off! Quick breads are such a good thing for breakfast, afternoon tea or dessert. Recipe inspired by The

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Mixed Salad With Apple, Nuts And Grapes

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. Inspired by Tessa Kiros “Twelve” cookbook, this excellent salad is easy to make and can be changed up to other nuts & cheeses, perhaps hazelnuts & pecorino Toscano or Gorgonzola

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Curried Rice Salad

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. If you are in the mood for the taste of curry, this salad is for you!  We barbecued some chicken wings to have with it…delicious!  And it would be great

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Walnut Shortbread

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. In my former chef life, we made all sorts of cookies, probably by the thousands! These ones have long been a favourite! Nice and delicate. I especially like to serve

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Mom’s Banana Bread

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. My mother made this a lot when we were kids. God knows where she got the recipe, but it is still my favourite. She always spread a little butter on

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Sautéed Spinach With Peanuts

This is one of my favourite Asian veggie dishes. Change up the nuts to cashews or almonds if you have a problem with peanuts. A word about spinach, my husband says that the spinach available in a bag has no

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Basmati Rice Salad With Currants And Cashews

A very tasty salad, great served with my “Tandoori” chicken, see link below.  Would be great to take to a picnic too! Makes 8 Side Dish Servings 4 cups water 2 cups brown basmati rice 1 1/3 cups thinly sliced

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