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Latin Spiced Salmon with Avocado Salsa

March 31, 2016 | 2 Comments

Latin Spiced Salmon with Avocado Salsa, hint of heat against the smooth, buttery taste of avocado. Honestly, whoever first put avocado and salmon together should be canonized! Love simple food.  Even better is simple food...

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Turkish Chicken Skewers – Party Perfect

December 30, 2015 | 5 Comments

Turkish Chicken Skewers are one of those great make-ahead party foods that make so much sense when you’re entertaining.  Marinate your chicken overnight then cook the morning of or even two days ahead, then just reheat...

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Double Duck Tourtiere – Double Delicious

December 23, 2015 | 8 Comments

Never let it be said that we don’t share some of our most decadent recipes. The Double Duck Tourtiere is one of those happy accidents that emerged from an over-abundance of duck confit and a...

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The holiday season at our house means family movie nights.  For those occasions it’s nice to have a casual, make-ahead dinner that requires little more than to pop it in the oven and wait for the...

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Whitefish in Yellow Curry

November 9, 2015 | 2 Comments

Whitefish in Yellow Curry, Thai inspired, Indian influenced, this is a curry that blends the best of two worlds.  Deep turmeric tones and the light acidic touch of lemongrass and a hint of heat, paired with...

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Foie Gras Roasted Chicken

October 9, 2015 | 4 Comments

Thanksgiving weekend is upon us and for many that means a big turkey dinner with all the traditional sides that Grandma used to make, but what if you’re tired of turkey?  What if you’ve seen...

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Lamb Sandwich with Harissa & Saffron Aioli

September 21, 2015 | 5 Comments

Lovingly rubbed, roasted and ever so thinly sliced this Lamb Sandwich with Harissa & Saffron Aioli is packed with warm, fall flavour.  Pretty snazzy for a sandwich! I love the change of seasons, watching white turn...

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This recipe for Butter Basted Grilled Chicken with Thyme & Chillies creates a light, flavorful chicken that underscores the true taste of chicken.  Got charcoal?  Even better! Sometimes I read recipes and think, can you...

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Jerk Chicken Marinade, Tasty Caribbean

July 27, 2015 | 3 Comments

This week we’re sharing a couple of recipes from the chef in my life, including his amazing Jerk Chicken recipe for a kick of Caribbean spice.   I’ve tried to replicate his results many times...

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Mediterranean flavour and freshness in a two-step recipe that’s perfect for the oven or the grill.  Big garlic punch and bright lemon flavour inspired by Greek cuisine, Lemon Garlic Chicken makes weeknight cooking a breeze. I...

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Sriracha Mustard Roasted Chicken

July 6, 2015 | 6 Comments

Spice and herb based with a sizable amount of garlic to ward off the vampires, this marinade shifts easily from the broiler to the grill.  This summer give your poultry routine a little kick with...

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Packed with bright citrus flavour, Caribbean spice and finished with a kick of fresh fruit.  Mojo Pork Chops with Pineapple Salsa; fresh summer fun with a hint of Cuban cuisine.   With borders now re-opened to...

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