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Basic Risotto

It’s September, which means that the kids are back at school where they pick up new and interesting germs to bring home to me. This week, it’s been a bad

Interviews

A Quick Bite With Andi Curtis, plus What’s For Lunch?

Every morning before we make the breathless sprint to the bus stop, Esme pokes her head in the fridge and asks, “What’s in my lunch?” I’m still in the early

Articles

Chef Notes: The Sauce of Champions

I’ve become a big fan of béchamel (white) sauce. It’s creamy with nutmeg, so how bad can it be?  Plus, it’s versatile, can be made in large batches, and frozen

Nutrition

Healthy Habits: Theresa Albert’s Best Bets for Fall

Nutri-News As the weather turns colder, you are turning to carbs, right? There are darned good biological and psychological reasons for this but the bottom line is, if you keep

Nutrition

What’s So Great About Bay Leaves?

Umm, off the top of my head? Nothing much. It adds flavour to soup but you want to make sure you pull it out of the pot before serving or

Poultry

Pumpkin French Toast

Scarlett and I have made breakfast together ever since she was born. Whether she was sitting in a baby seat, busy in her activity chair, chatting away from her high chair,

Breakfast

Coconut Flour Pancakes

I like wheat flour, don’t get me wrong. One of my favourite things in the world is homemade crusty bread still warm from the oven, slathered in butter. Sadly, wheat

Dairy

Chia Pudding

Scarlett loves chocolate pudding. In fact, she recently asked me to make homemade chocolate pudding because she wanted to be able to dip strawberries into it as a snack. I’m

Articles

Chef Notes: Cooking the Perfect Eggs

When my fiance Al told me that his mother was making breakfast for us after his triathlon, I secretly hoped she was making eggs. My future mother-in-law makes perfectly scrambled

Products

Sweet Stuff: Aspen Clean Products

In just one more way that I know I’m getting old, I’m recently finding myself more and more bothered by the smell and fumes of traditional cleaning products. I feel