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Cookie Christmas Tree - Food Gypsy

A Very Cookie Christmas

November 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Years ago I watched Nigella Lawson as she decorated with cookies for Christmas. Nigella (goddess that she is) made it look so easy, decorating the cookies with her kids, hanging them on the tree...

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People often move to their native tongue when they’re together and if your native tongue doesn’t wrap around their language, you’re hooped. As predicted, it was a French Immersion Thanksgiving; so much for dialogue....

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Are you “bringing home the bacon”?

October 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

The phrase "bringing home the bacon" has become synonymous for bringing home a paycheque and holding down a job, a modern twist on the original saying, which was all about household harmony. In the...

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Gypsy Smile - Food Gypsy

Just SMILE – Philosophy du Jour

September 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

“Apologies, we appear to be out of soup, can I offer you something of a more philosophical nature?” ~ Corifucius LIFE is an extraordinary journey. A little over a year ago I let loose a...

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Wine is good - Food Gypsy

Five Steps to a Happy Summer

August 18, 2011 | 2 Comments

Five Steps to a Happy Summer... all of which involve wine. Hmmm. Curious. (Everybody's happy!)...

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A peach in the hand - Food Gypsy

Just Peachy, Thanks

July 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

The stomach is a delicate organ, our source of digestion and nourishment, but let's face it, it doesn't get very good press. If you are having difficulty with something you "can't stomach it", if...

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Scaping Summer ~ Food Vibe with Dr. Kubie

July 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

From time to time, our resident Food Gypsy Health & Wellness Advisor, Dr. Kubie, drops us a line on what's good for yee old bod. On the Food Vibe today: garlic scapes. Mmmmm...

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Emergency room, with a view - Food Gypsy

This Delicate Mortal Coil

June 12, 2011 | 7 Comments

Spent much of my week horizontal, in the care of the medical professionals at the Ottawa Hospital, Civic Campus who then attempted to kill me with aspartame....

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Sweet Chartreuse Souffle - Food Gypsy

Bit of Gypsy Birthday

June 3, 2011 | 2 Comments

Another year, come and gone.   Since entering a decade that starts with ‘four’ birthday celebrations are quiet affairs with those I love, often banning the word “birthday” all together.  A great meal is all I want.  This...

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Rhubarb in the garden - Food Gypsy

Will move, for rhubarb

May 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

Moving. An extraordinary way to come to terms with just how much stuff you have. Joyously, the new digs include a large patch of dirt to play in, plus a veritable hedge of rhubarb....

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A Rabbit’s Life…

April 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

One minute, you're a shining star, the golden one......

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Today on Food Gypsy, we're trying something new... Friday Afternoon Quickies. Ideas for the weekend, interesting bits and bites - Foodie Tapas. First up from the test kitchen... Spinach Martinis....

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