Tag "Summer"

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Burgers for the Holidays

As an Amer­i­can liv­ing in Canada, I get to cel­e­brate two sum­mer holidays–Canada Day and the 4th Fourth of July. And like Thanks­giv­ing, the other hol­i­day I get to dou­ble up on,

Red Meats

Muffaletta (or the ultimate picnic sandwich)

In the time before children (the B.C. that matters to me!), I ate in restaurants a lot. Like, a lot. And I’m so glad that my kids are at an

Summer

Kale Chicken Salad with Blueberries, Pecans and Goat Cheese

From the beginning of this website’s life, kale has really been Laura’s thing. I mean, I liked it well enough and understood its nutritional benefits but to be honest I

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Grilled Salmon and Zucchini Skewers

Coming out of the first long weekend of the season (in Canada, anyway) really has us feeling summery. We had a picnic with friends to welcome their new baby one

By Season

Watermelon Cupcakes

My friend Dorna goes all out for birthdays. Her daughter Violet and Esme have been best friends since before they were three. I’m always teasing her about how crafty she

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Blueberry Cornbread

You know we love special requests here at SPC, right? When someone asks in a Tweet or a Facebook post for us to come up with new soups or vegetarian

Snacks & Desserts

Peach and Blueberry Crostata

Do you look forward or back? It’s not a trick question, I really want to know! I’m not super nostalgic by nature. If anything, I err on the side of

Strategies

Giving Up Gluten: Meal Plan for the Long Weekend at the Cottage

I am at the cottage, so please forgive me for this casual post, but you see, I’m in casual mode, where I intend to stay for the foreseeable. We’ve been

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Roasted Strawberry Ice Cream

Why make ice cream at home? I’ve always won­dered. There are many things that one can buy that I do like to make myself so that I know about what’s in it

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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.”