Grilled Corn, Tomato and Bacon relish

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I’ve been more than a little bit bored with your regular mustard and relish type condiments on my burger these last few months, which has led me to try out some new things. Last Summer I started using store bought corn relish. Tired even of that, I decided to step it up a notch with […]

Brussel Sprouts in a Cream Sauce

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Growing up in an English family, brussel sprouts were always a part of any big meal.  My mom would boil them perfectly every time and I really enjoyed them as a kid.  When G and I got married and I mentioned making sprouts as a side dish for Christmas or Thanksgiving dinner, he was never […]

Pizza Dough from Scratch

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This recipe is a variation on the one that was offered through the LCBO’s Food and Drink magazine, back in the winter of 2008. We make pizza once a week now — I honestly can’t remember the last time we got delivery! Yield: enough for 2 thin-crust 12-inch pizzas, so by all means, halve the […]

Acorn Squash with Maple Syrup Butter

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Our latest dinner party was themed “Touched By Fire”.  Everything that was made had to be either touched by the flame or extra hot in some way.  I gave the oldest child the job of finding a veggie that would fit the bill and this is what she came up with.  Even though our first […]