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Zoodles (Zucchini Noodles) a Healthy Pasta Alternative

Zoodles (Zucchini Noodles) a Healthy Pasta Alternative

Serves: 4

Time: 15 minutes

 

 For a while now, I’ve been wanting to try out a vegetable spiralizer to make healthier side dishes and to create tossed salads that are a little more interesting.  A few weeks ago I was invited to […]

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Macaroni Salad

Macaroni Salad

Serves: 10

 

 Macaroni salad, noodle salad, pasta salad… whatever you call it, it’s mmm… mmm… good! It’s quick to make, tastes better the longer it sits and keeps well in the fridge for 3-5 days. It’s a great […]

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Simple Vegetable Stir-Fry

Simple Vegetable Stir-Fry

Serves: 6

Time: 25 Minutes

 

 The other day I looked in my fridge and realized I had been a little over zealous in my purchase of peppers during my last grocery shop.  Meal planning has helped me not to over buy, […]

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Traditional Turkey Gravy

Traditional Turkey Gravy

Serves: 10

Time: 10 Minutes

 

 I think I may have mentioned how much I love gravy and that I never waste drippings from a roast.  I think turkey gravy might just be my favourite not only for the flavour, but […]

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Roast Turkey & Dressing

Roast Turkey & Dressing

Serves: 12

Time: 6 Hours (Approx)

 

 Do you remember the first time you ever roasted a turkey?  I definitely do.  It was Christmas 2005.  We had just gotten married and moved to our acreage home.  I was excited to be hosting […]

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Garlic & Onion Mashed Potatoes

Garlic & Onion Mashed Potatoes

Serves: 6

Time: 40 Minutes

 

 These Garlic & Onion Mashed Potatoes are to die for!  Generally I just do plain old mashed potatoes, but the other night we were having ribs for supper and I decided to try something a […]

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Tips for Cooking Pasta

Tips for Cooking Pasta

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Posted: March 23, 2016

 

 Cooking pasta is a fairly simple process.  Generally the directions for cooking a specific pasta can be found on the package of the product.  When cooking pasta, there are a few things you want to […]

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Quick & Easy Spaghetti Sauce

Quick & Easy Spaghetti Sauce

Serves: 8

Time: 30 Minutes

 

 Quite a few years ago I started experimenting with making my own spaghetti sauce.  I’m just not a fan of the jarred stuff.  This recipe is quick, easy and my family loves it!  It’s filled […]

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Never Fail Yorkshire Pudding

Never Fail Yorkshire Pudding

Serves: 12 Puddings

Time: 40 Minutes

 

 Whenever I’m looking for a traditional, tried and true recipe, I head to my 4-H cookbooks.  My favourite one is one that I’ve had since I was 16 years old.   Not to give away […]

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Homestyle Brown Gravy

Homestyle Brown Gravy

Serves: 6-8

Time: 10 Minutes

 

 I never let the drippings from any roast go to waste.  I LOVE gravy!  Are mashed potatoes ever really the same without gravy?  Nope!  …and Yorkshire Pudding.  Mmmm… This homestyle brown gravy was made from […]

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