Red Meats

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Lisa’s Letters Home: Throw a Pizza on the Barbie!

Our BBQ has been our good friend lately. It’s been far too hot to turn on the oven or cook anything on the stovetop, so we’ve been firing up the

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Mini Lamb Burger

Esme’s got a new obses­sion with favourites. “Who do you love more, Julian or me? If you had to choose!”  To which I reply, “Nice try, small fry, I don’t have to choose.”

Red Meats

It’s All Good: Gwyneth’s Turkey Meatballs

I’m going to file this book in my cook book shelves under “I don’t know how she does it.” I feel like “My Father’s Daughter” just came out when “It’s

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Beef Curry

“Don’t freak out” is how my daughter greets me when I pick her up from school when she’s done poorly on a spelling test or lost a mitten or, last

Red Meats

Giving Up Gluten, Part 2: Like molten bicycle spokes

When one person in the family goes gluten free, everyone to one degree or another is going to have to get on board, right? My kids eat a lot of

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Travel Snack Week: Ham & Cheese Muffins

March break is just around the cor­ner here in Ontario, but where ever you are there’s some kind of spring break from school com­ing up. Which, if you’re lucky and

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Lisa’s Letters Home: North African Meatballs with Cous Cous

Most meals I make are cooked in one pot because a) they are great time savers and b) I hate doing the dishes. I puffy heart love my slow cooker

Dinner

Lisa’s Letters Home: Beef With Mushroom Sauce

If snuggling up to a pot roast is wrong, I don’t wanna be right. You know when people ask you in person/a Facebook quiz/in primary school via a wadded up

Fall

Beef & Mushroom Stew

When Laura and I decided that this week’s theme would be comfort food, we were, of course, thinking about the weather. Middle of February, spring still many weeks away, cold,

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Lisa’s Letters Home: The Great British Roast

In my dreams, I am that parent that produces a fabulous, nutritionally-balanced meal every night with the entire family round the table. I also envision no fighting, no shouting, no