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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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Fresh Spinach Soup

You might be surprised to think of spinach as a winter vegetable, but in the temperate climate where I live, I am able to use fresh spinach from the garden year round. I plant something called ‘beet spinach’ every year,

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Blue Cheese Walnut Cheesecake

Don’t be fooled by the name. This is fluffy and savoury, more of a flan than a sweet dessert, and can be used almost as a dip. It is an adaptation of a recipe torn out of a random flier

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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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The Joys of Yogurt

I never really used to like yogurt, although I’ve eaten it for as long as I can remember. But I used to eat it because it was good for me, whether I liked it or not. As it’s a ‘health food’,

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Pancakes with Pheasant

picture of rolled and garnished savoury pancakes

I love making pancakes for supper. Because I start with my mom’s recipe, from the card I copied out when I was 18, it always makes me think of ‘home’, although my pancakes never turn out like Mom’s anymore. Maybe

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