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Barbecue Roasted Garlic

Lesson learned. Don't blog for a few days and family members will phone to check up on you. I'm fine. Really. I haven't succumbed to swine flu, only the temptations of summer. Truth be told, I've been playing hooky with my barbecue — I mean grill. Our...

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From the Archives: Ginger Ice Cream Pie

I just found out my friend Geoff is coming to town this summer. His visit is more than a month away, but I have got to start planning the pie NOW. You see, I'm into cakes and cookies, but Geoff is all about Pie-Pie-Pie. For my...

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Rhubarb Muffins Two Ways

Since I didn't blog yesterday I'm double dipping today. First I'm answering Debbie's question from her contest entry. She asks. What's the difference between a sweet potato and a yam? Seems Debbie isn't the only one who's confused. Google yielded 24,700 hits when I typed in her question....

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From the Archives: Stromboli

I'm on the road this week and will be dipping into the archives for a few tasty blasts from the past. This posts features a hit recipe by trend expert, cookbook author and cyber-friend Dana McCauley. Italian Week - Stromboli Click here to read original post It's...

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Barbecue Secrets

Barbecue Secres DELUXE! The Very Best Recipes, Tips & Tricks from the Barbecue Champion By Rockin' Ronnie Shewchuk Rockin' Ronnie Shewchuk knows a bit about the "Q". He's won barbecue titles in Alberta, claimed top honours at the Canadian National Barbecue Championship and caused a ruckus...

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Strawberry and Spinach Salad

This isn't the most original recipe in the world. Variations with poppyseeds and a sickly sweet dressing have been gracing the pages of women's magazines for decades. But when Mom says she wants a spinach salad for Mother's Day, Mom gets a spinach salad. And...

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Homemade Version of Starbucks Oat and Fruit Bars

I had hoped to post on Friday, but this is how my first attempt at the requested Starbucks Oat and Fruit Bars turned out. They tasted great, but I had to eat them with a spoon. If Anja wanted granola, I could have just pointed you...

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Scotch Marmalade Recipe

Andrew might have dropped the jar of whisky, but I dropped the ball. Two posts on Scotch Marmalade and no recipe? I thought I'd linked the original story to the article, but it turns out I hadn't. And people have noticed. This is my variation on...

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Fennel — My official apology

Until recently fennel was a spice I ignored. If I saw it in a recipe, I skipped it. After all, it was usually one of fifteen other spices in a curry. Who'd notice it was missing? But this past week I came across a couple of...

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