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On the road in Haiti (a self-driving holiday)

(no, sadly this was not our rental car!) Those of you who follow me on Instagram will know Neil and I went to Haiti over the holidays. It’s the first Christmas we have not spent in Nérac since we bought the house in 2014 – for the first couple of years there was always work […]

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Fairy Bread for Australia Day

It’s Australia Day! Sadly here in Toronto where the temps have been hovering well below zero all week (hello -32˚C with windchill = even too cold for kids to be playing outside for more than about 5 minutes!), it doesn’t feel much like it (meanwhile, Australia has been sweltering in temps well over 40˚C this […]

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French Fridays: Sablés Bretons

For French Fridays today, I’m bringing you a favourite cookie recipe that, admittedly, I tend to purchase when I’m in France (because really good ones are so readily available!) but over the past year or so, I’ve been playing around with a homemade version that I’m finally happy to share (and – uh oh – […]

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Les Petits Chefs Cook the Books: Chocolate Zucchini Snack Cake Muffins from Best of Bridge Weekday Suppers

The Petits Chefs are back and this term we’re cooking our way through a bunch of cookbooks! For Week 1, I chose the latest from Best of Bridge, the iconic Canadian cookbook series whose latest is a collection of recipes to help you get dinner on the table, even during the busiest of weeks in […]

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Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Chocolate-Coconut Tart

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi was one I minified (of course) but in the end, shared with so many people that I could simply have made one large tart. When a full-sized dessert comes along in these bakes, I’m always leery of making them full-sized because then, well, it means […]

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Creamy 7-Vegetable Soup

This is a sponsored post of the best kind: Mama Earth is a company I have using for a number of years so I’m thrilled to be partnering with them over the next couple of months to highlight different aspects of their local/ organic food delivery service.  How do you get your five-a-day (or more) […]

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