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Rough Night Recovery Sandwich
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The Rough Night Recovery Sandwich

For those who need a little assistance in the morning, the Rough Night Recovery Sandwich with bacon, egg, garlic mayo and chips/fries might just do the trick. Most people, at some point in their lives, will experience a rough morning….

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Maple hot smoked salmon
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Maple Hot Smoked Salmon

Living outside my native Nova Scotia, there come times when frankly I miss it. Short of hopping on board a flight, usually turn to the kitchen to cook up something that will take me back to the land of bluenosers….

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Rhubarb Apple Compote
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Rhubarb Berry Compote

It has been very sunny and warm recently, and on weekends like that I just love being able to eat breakfast in the backyard (or back garden). There is something totally relaxing about being able enjoy fresh coffee, a newspaper,…

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Southern Cornmeal Waffles
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Southern Cornmeal Waffles

With all the talk in the UK in recent days being about Brexit, I got frustrated enough to turn off the TV and my laptop. Which is quite unnerving given my normal desire to follow anything political. Anyway, last weekend…

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Oatmeal yogurt pancakes

I love pancakes in the morning, or anytime really. Plus with Pancake Day in the UK, known as Shrove Tuesday everywhere else, it seemed like the right time to make some again. A bit of experimentation, and I came up…

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Comfort Weekend Food

That the past few weeks have been absolutely manic for both of us. Work commitments, family commitments, household chores. A marked difference to the last weeks of December. However that doesn’t mean you stop trying to eat relatively healthfully. I’m…

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Wild Mushrooms

There is one day I blissfully call my favourite in the week. No, it isn’t Friday when you finish work, nor is it Saturday which has usually morphed itself into household cleaning and laundry day (sigh). It is Sunday. These…

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Rye English Muffins

Time has been flying by recently. Start of the new school year, start of a new job. Time seems to be as a minimum. So it was great when this weekend I finally got back into my kitchen, and took…

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Maple Pecan Granola
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Maple pecan granola

Oats are nearly synonymous with traditional Bluenose cuisine, they are hearty and robust which served early settlers well. Even today my usual breakfast is oatmeal, and my favorite breads are oat based. They are a brilliant grain. During my masters…

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