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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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Banana-Walnut Chocolate-Chunk Cookies

What is it about cookies that makes them so irresistible? I can turn down a piece of cake with ease, but a cookie? Look out! Seems that Ormie the Pig and I have something in common . . . Straight … Continue reading

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Saskatoon Berry Coffee Cake

Could there be anything better than this Saskatoon Berry Coffee Cake warm from the oven? Freeze some Saskatoon berries in the summer to enjoy this cake on a cold winter morning.

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Summertime Strawberry Arugula Salad

Fresh strawberries in the local markets mean that summer, my favourite season, is finally here. My childhood summertime memories of are of sunshine streaming through the apple tree and into my bedroom window, slathering homemade strawberry jam on toast for … Continue reading

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Walnut and Parmesan Crusted Halibut (or Chicken) with Chardonnay Butter

This recipe is a variation of the classic Parmesan Chicken, but I changed it a little and used it on halibut. Success! The crusty coating provided a great contrast to the tender fish. With a freezer full of fresh halibut … Continue reading

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Blue Cheese and Walnut Wafers

These are an easy holiday appetizer and they pack a lot of flavour. I use a food processor to mix the indredients, but the trick is not to overmix. They will start to take on a bluish tinge which isn’t … Continue reading

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