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How to Cook Cilantro & Lime Tuna Melts: Cupboard Cooking
Feb01

How to Cook Cilantro & Lime Tuna Melts: Cupboard Cooking

Today is Day 3 of our One Month Grocery Shopping Strike.  This is what I made for lunch today using my “cupboard cooking” strategies. I love tuna melts, but wanted to kick it up with an exotic flare…Enter: cilantro & lime! Instead of making grilled cheese sandwiches, I decided to make a tuna melt open-face sandwich. You make a basic tuna salad kicked up with cilantro & lime and get it into the oven… You...

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How to Cook Kimberly’s Pasta Salad with Tuna

This is my go-to pasta salad in the summer-time, perfect for those hot afternoons and evenings! ~ Kimberly Edwards 🙂 Type: Salad Serve With: Instead of using tuna, you may use any grilled fish or chicken breast. Prep Time: ~ 15 min Cook Time: ~ 12 min Yield: 5-6 people Ingredients: Instructions: 1. Boil water in a large stock pot with sea salt and bay leaf. 2. While waiting for water to boil, prepare your red pepper, artichoke hearts,...

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How to Bake Haskap Apple Pie + Video
Nov23

How to Bake Haskap Apple Pie + Video

You’ll love this recipe for How to Bake Haskap Apple Pie! This recipe is probably the best of the best recipes I have done for an apple pie. An absolutely beautiful star-burst or flower pattern presentation you can create on your pie with the crimson-purple haskap berries in the center, this pie is a stunner. The flavor of apple & haskap goes so well together with plump, tender pieces of apple and the dried haskap berries...

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How to Toast Pumpkin Seeds + Video
Nov09

How to Toast Pumpkin Seeds + Video

I am very please to show you How to Toast Pumpkin Seeds, and I think you will find them to be a great snack. Pumpkin seeds, or pepitas, are full of healthy goodness for the kids and adults in your family. When I was last at Harvest Barn Country Market in Niagara-on-the-Lake, I was fortunate enough to find some beautiful sugar pumpkins. These beautiful, little pumpkins are perfect for pumpkin puree, and the seeds, are nice, big and...

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Web Chef Review: Mexican Key Limes at Harvest Barn Country Markets
Nov08

Web Chef Review: Mexican Key Limes at Harvest Barn Country Markets

I picked up some Mexican Key Limes from Harvest Barn Country Markets & I am so excited… I will be baking up a key lime pie, but let’s talk about these beautiful, shiny, little key limes! These limes are a lovely green color, they come in a nice mesh bag holding about 25 key limes to allow air circulation, and they smell amazing. Find out about this product on this webisode of What I Say About Food: The flavor of these...

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Web Chef Review: Ontario Fairytale Pumpkins at Harvest Barn Country Markets
Oct12

Web Chef Review: Ontario Fairytale Pumpkins at Harvest Barn Country Markets

This attractive, beautifully formed and rounded, lightly mottled, green and lightly brownish, buck-skinned colored pumpkin, is an Ontario Fairytale Pumpkin from Harvest Barn Country Markets. I simply could not resist bringing it home. My gorgeous, Ontario Fairytale Pumpkin specimen came from the Harvest Barn Country Market, in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Sometimes this lovely pumpkin is referred to as Musque de Provence, and is sometimes...

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How to Make Macaroni Salad with Wheat Crackers & Cheese + Dessert Wrap: School Lunch Ideas
Sep18

How to Make Macaroni Salad with Wheat Crackers & Cheese + Dessert Wrap: School Lunch Ideas

Macaroni Salad with Wheat Crackers & Cheese is a great lunch for the kids to bring with them to school, plus send them with a Dessert Wrap to finish it off. Most children enjoy pasta hot or cold, with spaghetti sauce or in a salad, and for that reason, when you serve macaroni salad at dinner, it’s a good idea to save some for school lunch the next day. Macaroni Salad with Wheat Crackers & Cheese: Type: School Lunch...

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How to Make Cucumber Chicken Salad Finger Sandwiches: School Lunch Ideas
Sep14

How to Make Cucumber Chicken Salad Finger Sandwiches: School Lunch Ideas

You’ll wonder why you’ve never thought of making Cucumber Chicken Salad Sandwiches before… This is such a light and delicious lunch. By using cucumber in place of bread, you get neat, little, cute sandwiches that will satisfy your child and give him or her a nutritious school lunch. It turns a boring sandwich into fun finger foods that are delicious & easy to eat for little fingers. Cucumber Chicken Salad Finger...

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How to Can Mom’s Dill Pickles + Video
Sep11

How to Can Mom’s Dill Pickles + Video

I am excited to show you How to Can Mom’s Dill Pickles with my amazing Mother! The recipe my mother uses is one where she combined my German grandmother’s recipe, and my Ukrainian grandmother’s recipe, and she came out with her own recipe which, in my opinion is the best of two worlds. Our family is wild about mom’s dill pickles. When I was away at university, mom and dad used to stock up my pantry, always...

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How to Make Lavender Tapioca Pudding + Video
Sep08

How to Make Lavender Tapioca Pudding + Video

A favorite at our house is tapioca pudding, but a unique twist to that recipe is How to Make Lavender Tapioca Pudding. The lavender plants in my kitchen garden have matured beautifully this year, and I love to scent my lingerie drawers and linen closets with lavender, so adding lavender to food recipes is another exciting way to enjoy lavender. I infuse the milk in this recipe with a fresh lavender stalk and leaves, as well as adding...

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Web Chef Review: Haskapa Juice
Aug26

Web Chef Review: Haskapa Juice

Haskapa Juice is ever-so-tasty and full of antioxidants too! It is made from Haskap berries that are a dark purplish-blue in color, and similar to blueberries, but larger and more elongated in shape. The inside of the berry is deep crimson in color with flavor likened to blueberry, raspberry, cranberry & elderberry in taste. The Haskap berry originated in Siberia, but also grew in the rest of Russia and in Japan. Now, they are...

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Web Chef Review: Rancourt Winery 2012 Malbec
Aug22

Web Chef Review: Rancourt Winery 2012 Malbec

This bottle of Rancourt Winery 2012 Malbec is an amazing, exciting wine. Malbec is quite a rare grape here in the Niagara Region or in all of Canada for that matter. There are only three producers of a single varietal Malbec wine in Niagara area – using only one type of grape in their wine and in this case, it is Malbec. Malbec is similar to a beaujolais or pinot noir, except it is lighter in color and fruitier. A beautiful...

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Web Chef Review: Napa Jack’s Chipotle & Honey Rub
Aug05

Web Chef Review: Napa Jack’s Chipotle & Honey Rub

It’s spicy, it’s sweet, it’s savory – Napa Jack’s Chipotle & Honey Rub is outstanding, to say the least… Napa Jack’s Chipotle & Honey Rub contains Chipotle pepper, brown sugar, orange peel, honey and other spices. The Chipotle is smoky & spicy, the honey sweetens it up, and the supporting herbs & spices round out the flavor. This fantastic spice rub from Wine Country Kitchens...

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