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Freedom to Farm

What do you get when you combine our valley’s top chefs, fresh local food and wine, and over 150 people who care deeply about protecting, supporting, and encouraging local food production? A perfect summer evening and yet another reminder that … Continue reading

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Cowichan’s Top Chefs all together at Freedom to Farm Fundraiser

Here’s a preview of the fabulous dinner we had tonight at the Island Chefs Collaborative’s “Freedom to Farm” Long Table Dining event. More to follow tomorrow! It was an amazing experience and, once again, made us feel very grateful to … Continue reading

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Sweet body!

Originally posted on Rockin Mom's World:
I’m all about a message that spreads self acceptance :)

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Food Matters: Corn-Avocado Salad with Smoked Salmon

This week’s Food Matters Project challenge was to experiment with Mark Bittman’s recipe for Corn-Avocado Salad (with a Little Something Seared on Top). It was perfect timing for a summertime dinner salad. This salad could certainly stand alone as a … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Illustrated Bites:
joinmefordinner:Can’t you see this printed on a tea towel or framed for a kitchen wall? Originally posted on Illustrated Bites: View original

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Strawberries–Get them before they’re gone!

Two recipes here: Summertime Strawberry Arugula Salad and Strawberry Flan Strawberry season is almost over, but I just heard today that the Saskatoon berries will be ready soon :)

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Chili Chocolate Bark with Fleur de Sel

I wanted a simple garnish for Denis’ birthday dessert (Chocolate Strawberry Flan) so I decided to try making my own flavoured chocolate. Easy-peasy! 1/2 lb. of Bernard Callebaut Dark Chocolate (or other quality chocolate)Melt this in a glass bowl over, … Continue reading

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