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Chef Crawford`s hands, Ruby Watchco (

These Hands with Chef Lynn Crawford

January 30, 2012 | 2 Comments

In our recent conversation I asked Chef Lynn Crawford about the two tattoos in the center of her palms. "Why does everyone want to know about my tattoos!?" she says with an undertone...

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Michael Shannon (aka: The Grateful Griller), Food Gypsy

A Grateful Griller Christmas

November 28, 2011 | 1 Comments

Once upon a time, a nice boy from Quebec, went shopping for a barbecue (went way over budget) and came home with a the Kamado Cooker. That was ten years and 20+ grills ago,...

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The long lost installment of our Real Life. Real Butter. Series. Part IV; Work Experience Student Firoz Thanawalla in conversation with Food Gypsy - behind the scenes at Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa, the Production...

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Gospel of Gert, recipe book - Food Gypsy

The Gospel of Gert – A Family History of Food

September 13, 2011 | 8 Comments

As technology reaches deeper into our lives and processed everything threatens to consume us, we seek comfort in the simplicity of what once was. Is it any wonder that the Cameron Family’s most treasured possession...

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Double Dark Chocolate Raspberry Cake, reader submitted - Food Gypsy

This One’s for YOU…

September 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

... all our delicious readers. Over the summer we've been thrilled to hear from Food Gypsy readers. Foodie Gypsies far and wide who enjoy a little Gypsy sass now and challenged themselves to...

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It's a glamorous life, this food thingy. It's all champagne and unexpected phone calls from editors at Bon Appetit magazine and offers from the Food Network and everything you cook is perfect every single...

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Natasha LeBlanc, Bacon Girl - Food Gypsy

The Girl with the Bacon Tattoo

May 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

Mild mannered Natasha LeBlanc; Chef by day, Bacon Girl by night. Fighting crimes against bacon everywhere. Now that's my kind of superhero (complete with bacon tattoo). ...

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Spray Nine - Food Gypsy

Grease & Dust & Grime… Oh My.

May 10, 2011 | 3 Comments

In the midst of moving... for some odd reason I appear to be both cleaning and painting my new apartment. Now a big fan of Spray Nine, Mutli Purpose Cleaner....

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Featured Ingredients - Food Gypsy

Coming Attractions

April 8, 2011 | 1 Comments

Before we adjourn for a fun weekend of giggles, we're leaving you with a little tease of what's next as we continue "VEG HEAD Month" on Food Gypsy plus a shopping list (by reader request)...

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LCB, Intermediate Graduation, 2011 - Food Gypsy

This is your life…

March 29, 2011 | 1 Comments

These are the moments that make up our lives. Milestones remind us how far we've come... they demonstrate the trajectory of our life and allow time for renewal and adjustment....

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Gypsy in the Kitchen - Food Gypsy

News from the Gypsy Kitchen…

March 1, 2011 | 1 Comments

WELCOME TO MY KITCHEN… … the conversation is great.  We laugh a lot. And there’s real food.  Honest to goodness real food.  If it doesn’t have a mother or come from the ground, it’s not...

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Sexy Food, Natural Aphrodisiacs- Food Gypsy

Sexy Food – Natural Aphrodisiacs

February 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

It’s HOT in the kitchen. Valentine’s Day; a much hyped, often loaded, celebration of love. In doing a bit of Food Gypsy research I unearthed a few natural aphrodisiacs that could add a little...

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