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How to make Pizza Dough

How to Make Pizza Dough

Making pizza dough is an art.  Just like making bread, it takes attention to detail, patience, and elbow grease. You could use a food processor or stand mixer to speed up the mixing and kneading process, but you won’t learn ...

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Penne alla vodka sauce

Penne alla Vodka Sauce

Growing up, penne alla vodka was my favourite pasta dish to order. Penna alla vodka sauce is not too rich, like an alfredo sauce, and not too sweet, like a marinara sauce — it’s a perfect balance between the two. One of ...

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Shredded Brussels Sprout Ceasar Salad

Shredded Brussels Sprouts Caesar Salad

If you ever want to trick someone into eating Brussels Sprouts, do it with this Shredded Brussels Sprouts Caesar Salad.   It’s how I got my Dad, who is a picky eater when it comes to greens, to eat sprouts! ...

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Mushroom Risotto 1

Mushroom Risotto

Risotto is an Italian dish that uses rice as the main ingredient. If you’ve ever watched cooking reality shows, you might think risotto is super complicated to get right. I’m here to tell you, risotto is easy to make.  It ...

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Mussels in Tomato Sauce

Mussels in White Wine Tomato Sauce

Mussels hold a lot of liquid, so they don’t need to be cooked in a sauce — but where’s the fun in that?! Start this Mussels in White Wine Tomato Sauce recipe by sweating aromatic veggies and adding a big ...

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Thai Red Chicken Curry

Thai Red Chicken Curry

If you’re making a curry for the first time, I think a Thai curry is the perfect place to start. This curry is fragrant and flavourful, with a little sweet creamy heat.  Once you master this basic Thai Red Chicken ...

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Bat Wings

Bat Wings

This recipe has been in my family forever!  We call them Bat Wings because the chicken wings are marinated in soy sauce, making them dark and delicious.  Because they were so dark, my dad deliberately called them “bat wings” to frighten ...

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How do you cook white long grain rice

How to Cook White Long-Grain Rice

Cooking rice is easy if you have a rice cooker, all you have to do is set it, forget it, and achieve perfect results every time. What if you don’t have a rice cooker?  Can you still achieve perfection? Of ...

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Tomato Soup

Tomato Soup

My recipe for tomato soup is definitely a favourite amongst my friends and family.  Especially when I serve it with grilled cheese or cheesy garlic bread.  It’s very easy to make and only needs a handful of ingredients – most ...

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How do you Make Banana Bread?

I love banana bread, especially with chopped nuts and chocolate chips! It’s so good when it’s fresh and hot right out of the oven or even sliced and toasted with butter the next day.  It’s a dangerous thing to have ...

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