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Creole Style Chicken, Sausage and Prawn Jambalaya

Ingredients 4 smoked chicken sausages 4 slices bacon, chopped into 1 inch pieces 2 large boneless skinless chicken breasts, cubed 2 dozen (or more, or less–whatever you have) peeled prawns 1 green bell pepper, diced 1 yellow onion, chopped 3 … Continue reading

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Now THIS sounds like a great idea!

We recently heard about the Michelle Rose Community Supported Fishing program here in Cowichan Bay. Local fisherman, Guy Johnston, began a community supported fishery last year. Here’s how it works: We buy a share of his season’s catch in advance … Continue reading

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Warm Seafood Salad with Cajun Lime Butter

There is one food I don’t think I could live without. Oranges. They quench my thirst, satisfy my sugar cravings, and provide a burst of energy when I need a pick-me-up. I feel lucky that our local grocery store carries … Continue reading

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Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

aka Clean Out the Frig Quinoa Salad. Be creative. Just follow the formula: start with quinoa, then add some herbs, some crunchy vegetables, some cheese, nuts, or seafood if you like and toss it all together with a little fresh … Continue reading

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Spot Prawn Cakes on Lemongrass Skewers

We love crab cakes. We thought there was nothing that could compare to these delectable little before-dinner morsels. Enter prawn cakes. Move aside crab cakes–you’ve been replaced! The dipping sauce in this recipe is to die for. Makes 12 small … Continue reading

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Asparagus with Spot Prawns on Quinoa

What a fast dinner! When I saw Don Genova’s blog post on the Cowichan Bay Spot Prawn Festival and followed his link to the pdf files of the recipes shared at the festival, I found one by Brock Windsor of … Continue reading

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Spot Prawns: BC’s most sustainable seafood . . . or is it?

The rain didn’t deter visitors to the Cowichan Bay Spot Prawn Festival on Sunday. It seemed there were almost as many people as there were prawns! While I spent most of my time there manning the Cittaslow booth, I did … Continue reading

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