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FroséPops

It’s May, which means it is ALMOST summertime (I see you taunting me, freshly filled pool) and summertime means: POPSICLES. And because popsicles aren’t just for the kiddos, I present to you FROSÉPOPS. Yes, friends, you read that correctly: boozey popsicles because sometimes the sickly sweet popsicles found in the freezer aisle just won’t cut it. Added bonus to homemade pops: no startling blue tongues. Rosé starts showing up in

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Best Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

As spring starts working its magic here in Canada, you would think I’d be talking about delicious patio drink recipes or a yummy steak on the barbecue. Unfortunately, there’s only one thing I’ve noticed since the warmer days began, and it’s not that the flowers are blooming. What I’ve noticed instead, is that everyone is sick. Seriously. Some sort of nasty flu has been making its rounds with the warmer

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Salted Rosemary and Pecan Brittle

I learned to make brittle on a cold December day my junior year of college. I also learned to make candy the old fashioned way, WITHOUT a candy thermometer. I’m almost fairly sure my grandmother had one … mehbeh. Actually, knowing my grandmother, probably not. What I didn’t know (anything) about candy making, I learned (everything) that day. Which brings us to today … or rather a few weeks ago

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Cranberry and Pecan Granola

I don’t know about you, but now that spring has made itself known I feel the need to break free from some of my normal “winter” foods. Confession: I’m a bit like a bear; all I want to do all winter is eat carbs and sleep. However as soon as the days get longer I jump all over fresh, light things: greens, berries, yogurt (more on this later), water, and

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Irish Soda Bread

It’s March. Let me repeat: IT’S MARCH. I mean, when did this happen? I get we’ve made it through January and February … but holy, time flies Batman where’s 2016 gone? Putting my calendar-related panic aside, let’s talk about the fact that St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner! BRING ON THE GREEN TINTED SHENANIGANS. There’s more to St. Patrick’s Day than parades, green beer, cabbage, corned beef, and

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