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Chef Notes: An Easy Holiday Entree of Duck Breast

Nothing says the holidays to me quite like duck.  There’s just something warm and comforting about it. I love duck confit, which is a bit heavy for summer fare, and

Nutrition

What’s So Great About Ginger (Bread Men)?

Hush now, it’s the holidays. We’ve actually done a post on ginger in the past but I thought it was worth mentioning again because that’s just how much I care

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Roundup: Baking Week (or Get Your Cookie On)

We interrupt our regularly scheduled healthy food posts to bring you cookies! Yup, that’s right. It’s the holidays and we’ve gotten over the fact that sweets are just going to

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Food Find: Ontario’s Own

Meet our favourite new product line: Ontario’s Own. This small, lovingly prepared range of food is made without preservatives or additives – just fantastic local ingredients. We love knowing where

Snacks & Desserts

Chewy Molasses Cookies

I think this may be the last year Santa comes for Esme. No, no, we’re not going to stop putting “love Santa” tags on her gifts, don’t worry! I’m sure

The Holidays

Spiced Christmas Tree Cookies

This post was originally run on December 13, 2012. A few weeks ago I fessed up to having an addiction to Anna Olson and her Food Network show Bake with

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How to Throw a Holiday Dinner Party without losing your mind

Does just reading this headline give you stress? I’m sorry. I know you’ve teachers’ gifts to come up with, at least one holiday concert to attend (why must they start