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Quick Beet Soup

Summer soup, perfect for one of those ‘cleaning out the fridge’ days ahead of going on vacation. This soup is incredibly light and velvety smooth, and can be made vegan and/or gluten-free. I hope you like it as much as

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Beefy Celery Soup

I don’t often make celery soup. It’s not that I dislike celery; on the contrary, we eat it all the time. It’s just that we usually eat it raw with other veggies, accompanying a sandwich or a cheese plate. But

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Turkey Layer Casserole

We all need quick and easy fall-back recipes that we can put together without too much effort, using things we have on hand and don’t have to think too hard about. These meals also tend to be cheap precisely because

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Zingy Spring Vegetable Soup

Soup. It’s one of my favourite foods, at any time of year. With endless possible combinations, it provides variety within a seasonal diet, and it’s a great way to use up leftovers. Many soups are happy to simmer away while

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Baked Sea Bass with Fennel Stuffing

With the somewhat warmer weather of early spring, my thoughts turn to lighter meals. I spotted some locally caught sea bass at the fishmonger’s and knew this was what I wanted. Turns out sea bass is pretty popular this week

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Warm Beef and Leek Salad

This is a quick and easy leftovers dish, and it’s a good way to use up funny shaped pieces and bitty bits of leftover meat. Serves two. Ingredients: 1 Leek A few ounces Leftover roast beef 1 tablespoon Finely chopped ginger

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Sweet and Sour Applesauce

I like making my own sauces and preserves. Flavours can be personalized, it keeps me connected to my past, and I have access to the resources as well as storage space so that I don’t need to make the same kind

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