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What’s So Great About Coffee?

Ever have one of those days months where you spend more than a little time dreaming up a faster caffeine delivery system. Mugs are so quaint but wouldn’t an IV drip on

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Chicken Dinner Roundup

Somebody once told me that chicken dinners are the top the list for recipe searches online. I get it, chicken is fast to cook with, most kids love it and

By Meal Type

Cinnabon Clone

Back to school, back to the bake sales (or “cake stalls” as we call them here.) I have even less time to bake since I’ve returned to the office, but I

Sides

Easiest Tomato Tart

Let’s pretend it’s still summer, okay? Just for one last weekend? Actually, it’s exactly what the SPC gang is doing. We’ll be headed up to Laura’s cottage tomorrow evening to

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Chef Notes: Homemade Egg Rolls

It’s become something of an annual tradition to have a homemade egg or spring roll night. The kids really get into it. It’s a fun way to bring the family

Round-Ups

Roundup: School Snacks!

Hopefully everyone is starting to feel a little bit better (and more confident) about getting back into the routine of packing lunches. How are things going? Did anyone give any

Nutrition

What’s So Great About Pumpkin?

Let’s see, there’s pumpkin pie, pumpkin tarts, pumpkin cheesecake, pumpkin muffins… wait, what was the question? Oh right, what is so good about pumpkin? On Self Magazine’s Nutrition Data website, you can search

By Season

Veggie Sloppy Joe

Just call me your school lunch lady today (minus the hair net, of course). I actually have a clear memory for some things from elementary school. Take for instance, the

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Lisa’s Letter Home: Cooking Under Pressure

So the kids are now back in school and I’ve just started a new contract which means I’m in an office for part of the week and I have to

Vegetables

Butternut Squash and Apple Soup

We’ve gotten into the habit of taking long hikes in the morning at our cottage. Our time there is seriously numbered– it’s a spot we only enjoy in the summer–so