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Calphalon – not just great cookware!

In the culinary alphabet, C is for… cookware, Corelle, (Le) Creuset, Cuisinart, CucinaPro and Calphalon. But did you know that Calphalon is more than just great cookware? Sometime last year, I won a gift certificate for a cooking demo class at the Calphalon Culinary Centre in Toronto. It just goes to show how crazy my […]

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Plummy goodness from the Ontario Tender Fruit Producers

During muggy weather like we’ve been having recently, there’s nothing I like to eat more than fruit. For breakfast, lunch and dinner.  It’s been exciting over the last couple of weeks to see all the Ontario fruits coming into season and it seems a fitting time to announce the third sponsor who is helping me […]

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Daring Bakers June – Pavlova

[donotprint] The June 2010 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Dawn of Doable and Delicious. Dawn challenged the Daring Bakers’ to make Chocolate Pavlovas and Chocolate Mascarpone Mousse. The challenge recipe is based on a recipe from the book Chocolate Epiphany by Francois Payard. I was pretty excited to see the word “pavlova” in the […]

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Hay Hay it’s the Donna Hay roundup!

Whoah!  Your response to this month’s Hay Hay it’s Donna Day event was overwhelming!  We had participants from all over the world – the United States, Canada, Bulgaria, France, Australia, Germany, Spain, Italy, Norway, The Netherlands and India! Initially I had planned to write a paragraph about each entry but as there are TWENTY ONE […]

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Anna Olson’s Sour Cream Apple Cake

[donotprint] This month’s Food Network Canada Cooking Club Challenge was Anna Olson’s Sour Cream Apple “coffee” Cake (named because it’s a cake you might serve with coffee, not because it has coffee as an ingredient).  I was excited to try this as I really love cakes made with either yoghurt or sour cream – helps […]

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Hay Hay it’s Donna Day: I’m hosting!

[donotprint] I was excited to hear from Denise over at Chez Us that I won the last Hay Hay it’s Donna Day cooking event!  I won a signed Donna Hay cookbook!!!  I also won the privilege of hosting the next HHDD event (you can read more about the history of the event here), meaning I […]

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