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October 2016

In the Kitchen

Sweet Potato and Turkey Shepherd’s Pie

This is one of my favourite casserole recipes. I use it all the time, especially when I want to bring a meal to someone in need. I realize not everyone loves sweet potatoes but I take the chance. The combination of the sweet from the sweet potatoes and the salty and savoury flavours from the meat mixture just sing in my mouth. I think the  ...

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In the Kitchen

“Spicy” Sausage Corn Chowder

You know those dishes that taste wonderful, so you mentally pat yourself on the back and think “This is fantastic!” and vow to make them again soon? And then, you have leftovers the next day, and you end up mentally patting yourself on the back all over again because the leftovers are even more fantastic on the second day than the  ...

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In the Kitchen

Curried Squash Soup

Squashes are in abundance, people! I saw them for 47 cents a pound the other day, which is the best price I’ve ever seen for individual squash (as in, not buying them in a 50 lb bag). The soup recipe I am about to share with you is a great way to use up squash from the garden or to get your squash fix if you haven’t had any yet  ...

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Around the House

Chalkboard Command Centre

This is going to be the first, of hopefully a few, non-food blog posts. Quite a while ago I found this idea on Pinterest, to make a command centre. Now, I may not have a lot of kids or tons of activities going on, so you may ask, what’s the point? Well, as was touched on in our fridge personalities post, I’m slightly OCD in the  ...

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Desserts, In the Kitchen

Banana Cream Pie

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! We are having our annual “friendsgiving” today at our house. I’m cooking the turkey, and I decided that I would also make an alternative to pumpkin pie (which I am sure will be delicious) for those people who just don’t think of pumpkin as their BFF. This is my mother-in-laws recipe (which  ...

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In the Kitchen

Skor and Strawberry Brownie Trifle

First off, my apologies in advance for the less than stellar photos that go with this recipe. I’ll explain why as we go. Despite the pictures not being great, please take my word when I say that this is an extremely delicious dessert and extremely easy to make dessert that will please the crowds. The inspiration for this came from my  ...

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