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Cheese Crispies–revamped

Remember the old Cheese Krispies recipe from the 50′s or 60′s? I loved those things. My mom made them every year at Christmas time as part of an appetizer tray and we devoured them, batch after batch. I had a … Continue reading

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Gin Gingered Spot Prawns

Where do you usually get YOUR ideas for meals? Cookbooks? Food blogs? Pinterest? All of the above? Me too. But today, my idea for dinner appetizer came from an unlikely source: a quick chat before a meeting. Even before a … Continue reading

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Saskatoon and Blue Cheese Dip

I stopped in at the Saskatoon Berry Farm to pick up just a few berries to make one of my favourite summertime desserts: saskatoon berry tarts. I left with a 5 pound box, a jar of jam, a handful of … Continue reading

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Better-than-Bacon: Prosciutto-Wrapped Scallops with a Balsamic Blackberry Sauce

The contrast of the salty prosciutto and the sweet blackberry sauce was perfectly balanced in this appetizer and is one I’ll make again and again. We bought some fresh scallops from Mad Dog Crabs while we were there to pick … Continue reading

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Fig and Blue Cheese Thumbprints

A while ago, I needed a recipe to take to a potluck appy affair. Four couples booked rooms in a hotel and we planned a progressive appetizer party, going from room to room prior to going out for dinner. With … Continue reading

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