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Tomato, Fennel, And Spinach Soup

I am completely a soupaholic, I just freaking love soup. Today Dad is working the night shift so he got to go cross country skiing during the day, it's super cold out so I made him some healthy hot soup for when he got back, we all got to eat some for lunch. I made… Continue reading Tomato, Fennel, And Spinach Soup

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Baked Penne

I don't cook with a lot of cheese these days, but since I both ran and did yoga today I'm craving something hearty and cheesy and homey.  Plus we have an abundance of penne in the house.  This dish is pretty easy, I didn't make much from scratch. I know my kids will love it!… Continue reading Baked Penne

cooking · Curry · Dinner · family · Food · pork · recipe · slow cooker · West Indian

Roti With Curried Pork And Potatoes

Last night I made a West Indian dinner, Roti With Curried Pork And Potatoes. My Mom was born in Grenada and grew up in Barbados, she moved to Canada in her twenties where she met my Dad who had grown up in Denmark. My sister and I are first generation Canadians so we grew up… Continue reading Roti With Curried Pork And Potatoes

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Mexican Black Beans, Corn And Tomatoes With Rice

Yesterday I was craving an easy dinner with bags of flavor. I have been feeling less than inspired cooking lately as we are still waiting for the delivery of our new oven (which seems to be mysteriously missing somewhere in delivery land). Last night for dinner we had Mexican Black Beans, Corn And Tomatoes With… Continue reading Mexican Black Beans, Corn And Tomatoes With Rice

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Eggplant Parmesan With Fennel In The Slow Cooker

Dad did the grocery shopping this weekend, he bought some different stuff from what I normally cook with. When I asked him if he had any plans for the eggplant and fennel he said he bought them because they looked cool. So here's a recipe I've never tried. It smells great while it cooks, and… Continue reading Eggplant Parmesan With Fennel In The Slow Cooker

Baking · Bread · cooking · Food · homesteading · lunch · recipe

Surviving Without An Oven

Our oven broke last week and we decided we couldn't fix it. So we get our new stove/oven delivered on December 7th. OMG, I can't wait! It is beautiful and modern and guaranteed gonna cook up some amazing food. It is also going to make my 1950's kitchen look very very old. I foresee a… Continue reading Surviving Without An Oven