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Inspired by a recent vacation. Made in my slow cooker. Pulled pork tacos- a little taste of the exotic but easy enough to make on a weeknight!
Pea and avocado "hummus" on pumpernickel crostini. A perfect hors d'oeuvre for spring - or your Royal Wedding party!
Scallops with caramel-orange sauce. Easy enough to make during the week, elegant enough to serve to guests.
Tilapia ceviche. Served on a tostada with avocado, cucumber, tomatoes and a touch of cilantro - refreshingly simple!
Linguine with dried fruit and nuts. Intriguingly delicious. Wonderfully simple.
Honey panna cotta and cocoa nib florentines for this month's Daring Bakers' challenge.
Homemade granola with mixed nuts and coconut. You'll want this every morning for breakfast!
These beef short ribs from Around my French Table are the best ribs I have ever eaten. Succulent, falling off the bone, tender - perfect!
I made a simple pork, white bean and potato stew with a bright green chile and tomatillo sauce.
Home-cured pancetta - so easy, so good. For this month's Charcutepalooza.
This orange-almond tart for French Fridays with Dorie tastes just like something from a fancy French pâtisserie!
To celebrate the McIntosh apple's 200th birthday, I made mac-candy apples!
One bite steak with frite and shallot jam - what I brought to the table for this month's Kitchen Play dinner, sponsored by Canadian Beef.
This Dorie Greenspan mousse cake is double baked for extra texture and flavour!
Home cured duck prosciutto for this month's Charcutepalooza.
Iced "Faux Vo" biscuits - an Australian classic reinvented for Frosting for the Cause.
This mushroom soup from Dorie Greenspan is perfect for eating lighter in the new year.
End the year on a sweet note with these speculoos from Dorie Greenspan's Around my French Table.
Dorie Greenspan's "go to" beef daube is a new winter staple in our house. Comforting and delicious!
For the International Blogger Holiday Cookie Exchange, I made Beijos de dama, with peanuts and chocolate - perfect for your holiday table!
A French classic by Dorie Greenspan that's perfect hot or cold. Leek and Potato Soup
Macarons inspired by the chilly winds of the fall - hot chocolate and marshmallow.
Dorie Greenspan's pommes dauphinios. So Simple, so good.
These Dorie Greenspan pumpkin gorgonzola flans are so easy and elegant you will want to make them every night!
In which I face my fear of deep frying and baking with yeast and my uncertainty about the taste of fried dough.
Jamie Oliver's version of chicken nuggets is healthy and delicious as the 9 year old boys in my cooking club proved!
The boys in my cooking club loved customising Jamie Oliver's granola recipe to suit their tastebuds!
No butter chicken - an easy weeknight dish that pairs beautifully with Rosewood Estates' Süssreserve riesling.
A spicy Vietnamese chicken noodle soup - not your typical French dish from Around my French Table.
For the first French Fridays with Dorie, I made gougères (cheese puffs) and French onion soup.
Red rice pilaf with candied hazelnuts and grapes - inspired by a dish I ate at Bouchon in Yountville this summer.
My first attempt at sugar cookies and royal icing for Daring Bakers.
Chefs paired with farmers to bring the most amazing dishes at the Savour Stratford Tasting event last weekend.
This salad is a Lao classic and is said to bring good fortune. It's so easy you could make it every day for a taste of the exotic...