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Easy summer dessert: Eton mess for Forever Nigella 7 (Iced dreams)

Sometimes, just sometimes, the food blog world stars align and you find you have already made and photographed the perfect dish for a blogging challenge. I felt that way when I read Arthi’s post over at Soul Curry, announcing the latest Forever Nigella challenge: Iced Dreams. This month, the challenge was to make iced/cold/frozen desserts […]

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Quick and easy summer meals with Kraft Canada

Recently, I was fortunate to receive a beautiful basket from Kraft Canada filled with products to enhance outdoor entertaining – t’is the season!  The basket also contained a copy of their quarterly What’s Cooking magazine with loads of ideas for quick and easy dishes for the summer – both everyday meals and special occasions.  Before […]

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French Fridays with Dorie: Chunky beets and icy red onions

When I saw this week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe involved beets I wasn’t too excited. Beets and I have a love-hate relationship, starting with hate when I was very young and the only beets I ever knew were from a can. Eew!  I have had some spectacular beets in the past year or so, […]

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Abby Dodge’s strawberry sorbet – my way

The theme of this month’s Baketogether with Abby Dodge was strawberry sorbet, our way.  What I love about these challenges is their flexibility.  Abby leave it up to you to post when you feel like it and, even better, she allows you to take the recipe and run with it, swapping ingredients here and there, […]

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International Incident Party: Terrine

The theme of this month’s International Incident Party: Terrines, had me in a bit of a quandary.  Typically, when you think terrine, meat comes to mind, but to be honest, I have been so up to my ears in meat (literally!) with last month’s Charcutepalooza sausage stuffing challenge and this month’s emulsified sausage (hot dogs […]

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