Monthly Archives: December 2010

Hot Chocolate Screech

As an homage to my honourary Newfoundlander status (I married one of them), here’s a popular winter drink courtesy of the Rock. This is a very tasty drink from Marble Mountain, a ski hill on the western portion of the … Continue reading

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Mussels – Belgian style!

This time of year the LCBO is full of holiday gift packs & beers of the season promotions.   Yesterday, I was delighted to find a 6 pack of Exclusive Belgian Ales among the holiday selection. I was fortunate enough … Continue reading

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Squash Soup

This soup recipe is easy, healthy and delicious.  I sometimes make a version of this soup using only carrots but I like squash because you can toast the seeds and serve them as a garnish.   The curry spice is light … Continue reading

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Roast Chicken

Every few weeks full chickens go on sale for less than 2 dollars a pound.  When this happens we buy several and freeze them either whole or quartered.   The following recipe will give you a roast with crispy skin … Continue reading

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Buffalo chicken with crispy roasted potatoes tossed in blue cheese and parsley

This dish barely needs an intro because it speaks for itself.  I created this recipe one night when I was craving good pub food… and then proceeded to crave this dish for weeks to come.  Because the potatoes are cooked … Continue reading

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Blueberry Tea

December is now upon us and the holiday season has officially started.  To kick off the celebration we made blueberry teas and watched our favorite Christmas movies.  This drink is best served in a brandy snifter with a linen napkin … Continue reading

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