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Easy Brownie Recipe

Easy Brownie Recipe

You know Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, right? Why not make a batch of brownies, from scratch, using this easy brownie recipe?! Picture this: your sweetheart is at work and discovers the brownies you tucked in as a ...

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Saucy with Dina on BT Toronto

Yesterday, I got a little saucy with Dina on BT Toronto.  In case you missed it, check it out! We made two easy pasta sauce recipes: a basic tomato sauce made with only a few ingredients, most of which you probably ...

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Make Ahead Steel-Cut Oats

Make Ahead Steel-Cut Oats

To help make breakfast less stressful and more nutritious, try this recipe for Make Ahead Steel-Cut Oats (sometimes called Irish Oatmeal). A steel-cut oat is a whole grain that has been cut into small pieces.  Unlike rolled or instant oats, steel-cut ...

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Peach and Blueberry Crisp

Peach and Blueberry Crisp

Peach season is here!  Go to the market and pick yourself up a basket of fuzzy peaches. You can tell a peach is ripe when its fragrance becomes extremely sweet, almost like someone has sprayed peach perfume into the air, ...

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Roasted Beets

Roasted Beets

This recipe will teach you all you need to know about Roasted Beets.   Roasting beets is easy.  If you can roast potatoes, then you can roast beets. It’s effortless!  All you have to do is heat the oven, scrub ...

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Easy Roast Lamb with Mint Sauce

Easy Roast Lamb with Mint Sauce

I had to learn to like lamb back when I first started dating my husband, Zak. Before he and I were dating, you couldn’t get me to try lamb, let alone like it.  I was obviously living in my head. ...

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Cooked Green Lentils

How To Cook Green Lentils

Learning how to cook Green Lentils is easy! The best part is that, unlike most dried beans, there’s no pre-soaking required. Because lentils are super thin, they only need to be simmered for 20 minutes max! I know it’s easy ...

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Kielbasa, Green Onion, and Old Cheddar Quiche

Kielbasa and Cheddar Quiche

Growing up, there was always kielbasa in the fridge. It’s a lean sausage with tons of flavour.  You can find it at the grocery store, but my favourite place to pick it up is at an Eastern European deli or ...

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How to Make Stovetop Popcorn

How to Make Stovetop Popcorn

I grew up on Popcorn, it’s my favourite snack. At my house, it was a safe bet that there’d be popcorn to munch on, especially when the babysitter was over. Knowing how to make stovetop popcorn wasn’t a big deal ...

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Grilled shrimp cocktail with lemon and homemade cocktail sauce

Grilled Shrimp with Cocktail Sauce

Shrimp cocktail is an easy appetizer that’s perfect to serve when you have last-minute guests. But let’s be honest, even though Shrimp is the star, the best part of a shrimp cocktail appetizer is the cocktail sauce. Without the sauce, ...

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