• 22 2020 May

    Sourdough Bread – A Resource Guide for Beginners

    New to sourdough? Completely confused? Are your fingers caked with dough? Did your starter “die”? Does your bread look like a large pancake? Is your dough so stiff you have to call in support? Did...

  • 25 2020 April

    How full is your tank? Lessons in Self Care

    For most of my adult life I’ve played gas station roulette with amazing accuracy. I can drive for days with that amber gas light blazing on my dash before pulling in, at the very last...

  • Mom's Best Banana Bread Recipe
    23 2020 March

    Mom’s Best Banana Bread

    This recipe is pure reto-classic straight out of 1950. No fancy additions. Nothing but sweet, mushy, over-ripe bananas, butter, sugar, eggs, vanilla, flour, salt and baking soda and that’s it. I’m not joking, this really...

  • 20 2020 February

    Italian Salsa Verde

    Classic Italian “Green Sauce”, Sauce Verde or Italian Salsa Verde. A cold condiment, it’s often used as a dip for grilled meats and vegetables in warmer months.  Also, a favorite fast, fresh pasta sauce, when...

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    17 2020 January

    Brussels Sprouts Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette – Get Your Winter Greens

    It’s hard to do salad in the winter. Cold weather spikes our desire for comfort food and fatty meats.  Call me crazy, but I don’t come in from shoveling a foot of fresh snow and...

Live, Love, EAT Well.

New to sourdough? Completely confused? Are your fingers caked with dough? Did your starter “die”? Does your bread look like a large pancake? Is your dough so stiff you have to call in support? Did...

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How full is your tank? Lessons in Self Care

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Mom's Best Banana Bread Recipe

Mom’s Best Banana Bread

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Italian Salsa Verde

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Food Gypsy Consulting Services

July 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Food Industry Consulting and Multimedia Creative Creative Cori Horton is an Ottawa based idea machine with 20 plus years of business experience and practical application as an entrepreneur.   From managing hundreds of thousands of dollars...

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Food Gypsy Consulting Services

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On The Side

It’s hard to do salad in the winter. Cold weather spikes our desire for comfort food and fatty meats.  Call me crazy, but I don’t come in from shoveling a foot of fresh snow and...

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Roasted Roots & Apples

October 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Autumn and winter, roasting seasons. Sides made with passive effort and deep flavour make life easy.  Try something savoury and sweet like this take on an old favourite, Roasted Roots & Apples. Apples pair beautifully...

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Summer Salami Tomato Salad

September 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Loads of ripe tomatoes, a punchy vinaigrette, salami, red onion, black olives and fresh basil makes for a tasty Salami Tomato Salad. Summer cooking for hungry carnivores! Actual conversation in our kitchen on a hot...

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Spring Strawberry Mango Avocado Salad

May 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Take full advantage of fresh strawberries while they’re in season with this Strawberry Mango Avocado Salad.  The buttery texture of avocado, sweet, sharp mango and red, ripe strawberries tossed with a light, fresh citrus vinaigrette...

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How full is your tank? Lessons in Self Care

April 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

For most of my adult life I’ve played gas station roulette with amazing accuracy. I can drive for days with that amber gas light blazing on my dash before pulling...

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Groovy Momma Black Forest Smoothie

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Is it Wine O'clock Yet?!

A full, spicy South African red that finishes well, Robertson Winery’s Number One Constitution Road Shiraz 2014 takes us into BBQ season with a bang. Dry and smooth with a deep black cherry tone and...

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The Petite Rivière Vineyard is an unexpected vision of Bordeaux on a winding country road on Nova Scotia’s South Shore.  The stucco sided building with deep-set windows, poised to overlook the vines is surrounded by...

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