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Frying pan Sweet Corn Souffle

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What’ve I got that needs using? A hunk of two-day old bread and a cup of leftover sweet corn. …

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Stuffed squash

Squashes were the first veggies I ever prepared stuffed. The first ones I made (in 1985) were acorn squash stuffed with cranberry sauce, following a recipe for my then-brand-new first microwave. They were a big hit, and I made them

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Sesame Asparagus

As a general rule, I try to not buy imported produce if it is something that can be grown in the country I live in, because I believe that local means fresh, and fresh means better taste, among other reasons.

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Grilled Fish Steaks

Grilled steaks are a simple and elegant way to enjoy the flavour and texture of fine fish. Cutting a large fish into steaks, horizontally across the backbone, has a number of advantages. First, you have pieces of meat that are

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Squash Soup

A lush, thick, satisfying meal any time of the year. Last week, I noticed that the very last three of my small winter squashes were languishing in the bottom of the pantry, so I baked them all up to go with

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Chorizo Stuffed Sweet Peppers

On the theme of stuffing vegetables, this recipe can be made with all fresh or some leftover ingredients–and eating pepper skins isn’t too controversial. I first discovered chorizo in France, at a small Arab deli in our neighbourhood where the staff had

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