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Mairlyn Smith PHEc on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Les Petits Chefs make Mairlyn Smith’s “Breakfast Grab and Gos”

Ever since Mairlyn Smith first came to work with Les Petits Chefs, I knew we were kindred spirits. None the least because we both agree on the importance of eating breakfast. I live with someone (that would be you, Mr Neil), who isn’t a fan of breakfast – he would start the day fuelled with […]

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Cranberry shortbread with white chocolate ganache drizzle on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Hosting a holiday cookie exchange and a giveaway!

It’s that time of the year – when people start to think about COOKIES. And that wonderful perk of the holiday season – cookie exchanges!  Today over on the Real Women of Philadelphia site, I’m sharing tips and tricks for those for hosting a holiday cookie exchange. AND I’m sharing the recipe for my Cranberry […]

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KitchenAid Raspberry Ice Stand Mixer

A KitchenAid Canada stand mixer giveaway

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you’ll have my recent post explaining how you can support the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation though KitchenAid Canada’s Cook for the Cure. To recap: Find out more about the KitchenAid Cook for the Cure at www.cookforthecure.ca then register and start fundraising for The Culinary Showdown here: www.culinaryshowdown.ca. […]

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Slow cooker baked potato soup on eatlivetravelwrite.com

What’s cooking? Slow cooker baked potato soup

I’m excited to announce that I have been chosen as a Kraft Canada “What’s Cooking?” contributor. As such, I will be writing one post a month over the course of a year, highlighting recipes, tips and tricks to help YOU get cooking! It’s been an odd Fall. This past weekend it’s been incredibly mild weather […]

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The Forks Market in Winnipeg on eatlietravelwrite.com

Silent Sunday: The Forks Market (Winnipeg)

Winnipeg is one of the longer stops when you travel across Canada from Toronto to Vancouver on Via Rail’s The Canadian. Whilst VIA does offer an organised tour of some of the city’s highlights, you can also wander on your own – should that be your choice, I highly recommend checking out The Forks Market […]

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Around my French Table chestnut pear soup on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays with Dorie: chestnut-pear soup

Chestnuts and pears in a soup – what a wonderfully seasonal combination for this week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe (p 82). Not a combination I’d have thought of myself living in Toronto, it’s perhaps one that might have come to mind in Paris at Christmas where there are chestnut sellers all around the city […]

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