I don’t know about you, but when I am stressed I try to go to my Happy Place, and my Happy Place is the kitchen! I was raised in my grandmother’s and mother’s kitchen where they both cooked simple but wonderful and tasty food. So when I need to refocus I cook comfort food! This week, our kitchen smelled very good with aromas of stew simmering, cookies and muffins baking.
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It’s BBQ season and what better for meat lovers than a good steak cooked on the BBQ! Now! Cook some extra because this salad recipe using leftover steak is fantastic!
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Priecigas Lieldienas! Joyeuse Pâques! Happy Easter
Demonstrations at Peches & Poivre, Saturday, April 20, 2019
Being the first born in Canada of Latvian parents, I grew up learning some of the traditions of Latvian culture. One of them is the special way in which eggs are dyed for Easter.
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We were looking at making a menu for our coming time off, and with all the cheese in the fridge, we said “LET’S MAKE a TARTIFLETTE!” It is made with potatoes, reblochon type cheese, white wine, cream, lardons and onions. What’s not to like!
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We made this LCBO Food and Drink Holliday 2006 recipe numerous times, and, over time modified it slightly making it more to the flavours we love. It is a lighter version of the French Canadian classic and very easy to make!
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