Category Archives: Sides

I’m always delighted to discover sparkling jars of my Chunky Cranberry Apple Chutney hiding behind the apricot jam! Dollops of ruby red chutney smeared over thick slices of bread, sandwiched amidst slices of aged cheddar then grilled in all its melted molten loveliness.. has to be one of my favorite comfort foods. So even if […]

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  This post is contributing to the Canadian Food Experience Project. The Canadian Food Experience Project began June 7, 2013. As participants across Canada share our collective stories through our regional food experiences, we hope to bring global clarity to our Canadian culinary identity. November 2013: The Canadian Harvest in Southern Alberta ♥ Almost anyone […]

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Pretty fancy name for a thistle! Artichokes are native to the Mediterranean, so it comes as no surprise that my mother-in-law had a “no recipe” recipe for these beauties. We had a good laugh in our kitchen when she said I needed to bang the artichokes on the corner of the counter… or over a […]

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Some of you might recognize the name on this shop in Florence. One of our most prominent food blogging friends is Chicago John and his website { filled with Italian cooking } “From the Bartolini Kitchens”. I was delighted to see this little shop with his name on it! I’ve been promising John I would […]

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The Spring Festivus worked! { Even my blog seems to have imported without a hitch! } Warm temperatures have begun melting snow, streets are becoming a slushy mess.. and everyone is basking in the welcome sunshine! Not that I have anything against the color white. White is a calm, clean, warm color, one that reminds […]

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