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December 2012

Coq au Vin

The name only sounds fancy. The direct English translation means “rooster cooked in wine.” I suggest using chicken instead. Braise the chicken …

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Pork with Apples & Cinnamon

Apples are still in season and better than ever! I used Honeycrisp apples for this recipe. Honeycrisps were developed in Minnesota and …

One-Pot Meals

My family and I recently required temporary housing due to a broken water pipe that decided to flood our house with enough …

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Tomato Paste…That’s Amore!

Ever notice that “tinny” taste of can-packed foods? I certainly do, so when I come across a great tasting product like this …

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Mustard-Crusted Coho Salmon

I love the taste of whole grain mustard! The elegant flavour adds sophistication to beef, pork, chicken or fish. Line-caught Coho Salmon …

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Roasted Potatoes with Rosemary

Home cooked food is nutritious and delicious! I used regular Russets for this recipe since that’s what I had on hand, but …

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Belgian Brownies

Ohhhhhh. Chocolate. These decadent Belgian style brownies are lovely, light, and not too sweet. I like to put mine into cupcake papers …