My favourite nut milk

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When I arrived home from work, I was craving a glass of creamy cashew milk.  When I first started making my own nut milk, I made almond milk because that is typically the first nut milk that came to mind.  I really do like the taste of homemade almond milk, though it doesn't taste quite ...

Oh She Glows recipe tester

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Last year I discovered this wonderful vegan website and cookbook called Oh She Glows.  I'm not vegan or even vegetarian, but I love wholesome food, and author Angela Liddon has developed some great recipes.  One of my staples during biking season is her healthy granola bar.  I also love the Chia Seed Breakfast Bowl. Anyway, she ...

Skyr in Canada

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While I was in Iceland in 2012, I discovered a fantastically delicious and healthy snack known as Skyr (pronounced skeer).  It's similar to yogurt, but it's not exactly yogurt.  It's technically a soft cheese made with skim milk that's been fermented with a Skyr culture, similar to a yogurt culture, but, not a yogurt culture.  The whey, ...

Cornish hens

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My first time roasting cornish hens. In the grocery store, they are sold frozen and they look deceitfully small. Hubs and I picked up three, thinking that we could each eat a whole hen, but after they are baked, they are much bigger! The shrink wrapping really sucked them into tight balls. These tasted exactly ...

Kitchen lab weekend

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It's Saturday! The first big snowfall we had on Thursday is melting away with the warmer weather. Last night hubs took me to Branca for dinner where we shared a perfectly cooked skirt steak and suckling pig. Although this is known as an Argentinian restaurant, the steak was so much better than any steak we ...

Brazilian cheese bread + chili

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Did you remember to turn your clocks back last night? I was in one of those moods for a hearty dinner before our curling match, so hubs made a huge pot of delicious chili! It turned out so well, and as it was simmering away, I decided to make some Brazilian cheese bread. You don't even ...

Electric stand mixer

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Life has been busy since returning from Croatia, hence the long gap in putting up a new post. I have temporarily agreed to take on the role as the official Den Mother (Pie Production Manager) at the Pie Commish. Don't get me wrong, working in the kitchen is fun but I really don't want to ...