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Warm Wax Bean Salad - Food Gypsy

Wax Bean Salad in Bacon Vinaigrette

August 3, 2015 | 3 Comments

A late summer salad that makes a great side or a light meal, Wax Bean Salad in Bacon Vinaigrette is served warm, wafting with the intoxicating aroma of bacon. Fresh beans are beginning to flood...

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Green peas.  Was there ever a more humble vegetable?  Trust the French to take this little green gem and make it a masterpiece in the classic Petit Pois a la Francaise.  Or as I like...

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Loaded Baked Potato Salad - Food Gypsy

Loaded Baked Potato Salad

July 9, 2015 | 9 Comments

Love baked potatoes dripping with sour cream, covered in bacon bits and chives?  Me too!  That’s why Loaded Baked Potato Salad is always a big hit at our house. A summer staple, served warm Loaded...

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London Pub Hash - Food Gypsy

London Pub Hash with Bangers & Eggs

March 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bacon, mushrooms, tomato, onions and potato. the ultimate hangover cure.  London Pub Hash with English Bangers and Eggs.  This will put you right as rain, no matter how overly indulgent you were with the sherry the night before!...

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Split Pea Bacon 2 - Food Gypsy

Split Pea Bacon Soup, The Comfort of Green

February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Cold weather calls for deep comfort.  Nothing warms you from the inside out like a steaming bowl of Split Pea Bacon Soup. A twist on a Canadian classic, made when the larder was low and...

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Baked Eggs with Bacon & Cheese - Food Gypsy

Baked Eggs with Bacon & Cheese

February 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

A simple, savory meringue makes an elegant nest of egg-y goodness.  Cooked at a high temperature for a short time Baked Eggs makes an easy, fast option for brunch, lunch or a sexy breakfast in...

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Poulet Sauté Chasseur – Hunter’s Chicken

November 18, 2012 | 2 Comments

Poulet Sauté Chasseur, or Hunter's Chicken, crisp sauteed chicken served with a hearty sauce made with tomatoes, mushrooms a splash of white wine and brandy, flavoured with tarragon, this is a French classic, with...

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Rosemary Apple Glazed Chicken with Dried Cranberries and Bacon Polenta. Perfect on a dark & stormy early autumn evening, as temperatures drop and comfort food comes to mind....

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Murray's Market Meat Cone - Food Gypsy

Murray’s Market – Home of the Meat Cone

October 21, 2011 | 1 Comments

What do savvy restaurateurs do when customers ask again and again about the local the ingredients they serve and how they can get their favorite menu item to go? They build a business plan,...

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Bacon Weave - Food Gypsy

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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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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Bacon Waffle Grilled Cheese - Food Gypsy

Bacon Waffle Grilled Cheese Sammich

April 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

Take a buttermilk waffle and make it into a Buttermilk Black Pepper Bacon Waffle, coat it with butter, melt a half cup of cheese between two slabs of bacon-y divoted goodness... that my friends is...

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