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Garlic Scapes with Pesto Rosso
Enjoy these fresh summer greens lightly grilled and dipped in a unique, flavourful sundried tomato pesto from Sicily, known as Pesto Rosso. Garlic scapes are the green tops or flower stems of hard-neck garlic plants.  They develop in late spring…
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Southern Fried Chicken: The Secret is Out
Irresistibly juicy chicken pieces with a crispy coating seasoned with eleven herbs and spices. Kentucky is known around the world as the home of Colonel Saunders and his “finger lickin’ good” chicken. This famous version of southern fried chicken is…
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Granny’s Butter Tarts
This iconic Canadian pastry is filled with butter, sugar, syrup, egg and raisins, then baked until the filling has gelled. Dating back to pioneer days, the genuinely beloved butter tart may be considered the quintessential Canadian treat.  Its origins can…
Italian Bean Salad
The combination of green beans, chickpeas, red onion and a zesty marinade make this chilled veggie dish ideal for summer gatherings.
brussel sprouts
Butter-Braised Brussels Sprouts
First steamed then braised in butter, this recipe enhances the flavour, reduces the bitterness and makes a wonderful presentation for the often-maligned Brussels sprout.
Basic White Bread Without the Kneading
Follow these steps for no-fail, delicious, golden-brown homemade white bread. Imagine the reaction from family or guests when they arrive with your kitchen wafting of fresh-baked bread.  It’ll be hard for them to avoid the offer of a slice while…

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