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Hearty Green Bean and Beef Stew

I had a revelation while making this stew for the blog post. When I explain it, you might think I’m crazy, and I would likely agree with you, because its not earth shattering in any way. It was a revelation to me, nonetheless. I normally make this stew in the summer/at harvest time because fresh green beans are cheap and plentiful. I  ...

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Chocolate Zucchini Cupcakes

Anyone wondering whatever happened to the large zucchini that was sitting in my kitchen? If you follow us on Instagram or Facebook, you’ll know I posted a picture and asked for good recipes. Well, I chose a recipe to try out and it was fantastic! Now, I say I tried out this recipe, but I also must admit, I changed it quite a lot as I went. I  ...

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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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“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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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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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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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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Tuscan Inspired Stuffed Peppers

So I’ve been thinking about what to write about this recipe. It’s come down to either telling you about my inspiration for it, or the fact that I made it once so I could write the recipe for the blog, ensuring I measured everything exactly and then didn’t write down any of my measurements. I also made sure to take all the pictures I needed.  ...

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Honey Curry Barbecued Chicken

You know those childhood memories you have that make you laugh every time they cross your mind? I love those!  This recipe makes me think of my childhood friend Caitie, because it was a recipe her mom made when we visited their home for dinner. And when I think of Caitie, I think of something I like to call “The Turkey Incident.” I  ...

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