Ham & Cheese Quick Bread

March 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Savory Easter treats for any day of the year, Ham & Cheese Quick Bread.  So easy anyone can bake it.  A fast breakfast on the go,  serve it with eggs for a snazzy brunch or...

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Kirsch Cherry Pound Cake is my tribute to the white cherry cakes shared in the Canadian Maritimes at Christmas.  Unlike dark, rum soaked fruitcake chalk-full of candied citrus peel and nuts in a rum soaked...

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Mushroom Cherry Hazelnut Stuffing - Food Gypsy

Mushroom Cherry Hazelnut Stuffing

October 12, 2015 | 6 Comments

Whether served with a holiday fowl or as a simple family meal, nothing says home-cooking quite like piping hot stuffing.  This Mushroom Cherry Hazelnut Stuffing recipe savory meets a hint of sweet, for a knock-out...

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Vegan Stuffing, Healthy Holiday Alternatives - Food Gypsy

Healthy Holiday Alternatives – Vegan Stuffing

December 18, 2013 | 4 Comments

Just because it’s the holidays doesn’t mean we abandon healthy eating habits, instead we adapt favorite recipes into healthy holiday alternatives, like this little twist on an old favorite – Vegan Stuffing. To say that...

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Traditional Sausage Stuffing

December 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Time to get that bird perking.   Traditional Sausage Stuffing is the ‘man favourite’ at our house, long on butter and pork sausage and void of anything healthy; or so he thinks.  Secretly, it contains...

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Lemon Shortbread Cookies

December 16, 2013 | 6 Comments

A light twist on a holiday classic, this recipe for Lemon Shortbread Cookies doubles, triples and multiplies as deep as ten times in a snap.  It’s a soft dough and therefore not ideal as a...

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The Great Holiday Wine Swap

December 11, 2013 | 5 Comments

Cookie swapping parties are so 1990’s, so I say why swap cookies when you can swap wine?  On this Wino Wednesday we give you a few tips on how to host your own Holiday Wine...

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Mom’s Famous Butter Tarts

December 9, 2013 | 9 Comments

Nothing says Christmas quite like a taste of home.  This year I finally weaseled Mom’s Famous Butter Tart Recipe out of her. “Well,” she says “the first thing you need is a good overproof rum.”...

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Tangy Fresh Fruit Chutney

December 5, 2013 | 2 Comments

The holidays approach and along with our regular deliciousness and butter laden delicacies, we thought we’d bring you a few ways to make your turkey dinner, or turkey sandwich, a little more interesting with a...

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T&T Supermarket – “OH WOW!”

January 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

With Chinese New Year just around the corner, it was time for a family outing to the local T&T Supermarket for authentic Asian ingredients and an infusion of new ideas for the Gypsy Kitchen. Decked out in it’s new year finery,...

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La galette des Rois, Celebrating the Epiphany

January 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

A little weekend extra from Food Gypsy, Celebrating the Epiphany with La galette des Rois - (the cake or "wafer" of the Kings), a charming bit of food culture from France. If you find...

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Yea, that just happened, I made a waffle out of leftover stuffing and served a turkey sandwich on it, that's how white trash I am. Christmas 2011; the year of the Stuffing Waffle Turkey...

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