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Lime-Braised Asparagus

Lime-Braised Asparagus

The longer I’m on this healing journey of mine, or maybe it’s just the older and wiser I get (lol), the more I appreciate the seasonality of life. When you take the time to slow down and appreciate things, when they happen, why they happen, […]

Maple-Roasted Delicata Squash

Maple-Roasted Delicata Squash

Easter is coming up this weekend, and families around the world are carefully planning out their holiday feast.  If you’re still searching for that perfect side dish to compliment the ham headliner, or if you’re looking for a special something to take along to a […]

Blackberry Lime Pâté

Blackberry Lime Pâté

I don’t know about you, but when I think of pâté, I think of very rich and earthy flavours.  Which are great, but sometimes you want something a little different. Since one can never have too much pâté, I decided to spice it up a […]

Ukrainian Christmas and Classic Borscht

Ukrainian Christmas and Classic Borscht

This Saturday, January 6, we will gathered in our home to celebrate Christmas as we do every year at this time. My ancestors were Ukrainian immigrants instrumental in settling western Canada in the late 19th and early 20th century.  They came from humble means to […]

Golden Glazed Beets

Golden Glazed Beets

Disclosure:  This post contains affiliate links. At no additional cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. This past summer, I had the pleasure of diving head first into the local community gardening scene.  And by […]

Your Great-Grandmother’s Gatorade

Your Great-Grandmother’s Gatorade

Disclosure:  This post contains affiliate links. At no additional cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. We have had a very hot, dry summer here in Central Alberta this year.  Hot and dry enough that […]

Tongue Fried Rice

Tongue Fried Rice

Disclosure:  This post contains affiliate links. At no additional cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. Of all the offal I’ve eaten, I have never worked up the courage to try tongue.  It seems such […]

Ping Tub Gai (Grilled Chicken Livers)

Ping Tub Gai (Grilled Chicken Livers)

Disclosure:  This post contains affiliate links. At no additional cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. Years ago, long before my time, Scott spent a summer in Thailand with OMF Missions teaching English to school […]

Lamb Keftedes

Lamb Keftedes

Disclosure:  This post contains affiliate links. At no additional cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. I love traditional ethnic dishes! They provide so much inspiration for me! Such distinct flavours, such beautifully complimentary ingredients, […]

Balsamic Liver Lettuce Boats

Balsamic Liver Lettuce Boats

Disclosure:  This post contains affiliate links. At no additional cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. Most folks I run across do not go out of their way to eat liver.  Some studiously avoid it. […]