Recipes

Potato Chip Bites

Crunch, crunch, crunch. And not a “Lay’s” logo in sight for miles…

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Recipe: Sunshine Risotto

Recipe: Sunshine Risotto

This risotto is perfect to serve on a dark, dismal day. The colours of the pepers and the crisp but mellow flavour of the roasted onion come together with the supple risotto so perfectly. For me, it is literally sunshine on a cloudy day.

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Recipe: Cranberry Bliss Bars (Starbucks)

Recipe: Cranberry Bliss Bars (Starbucks)

These Holiday treats are only available in November and December at Starbucks, but now I can make them all year round. A delicious treat for Christmas I think they would also be perfect for Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day or even a Canada Day party.

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Recipe: Chocolate Turnovers

Recipe: Chocolate Turnovers

These turnovers are really quite delicate; and because there is only one bite-sized piece of chocolate in them they’re not over poweringly CHOCOLATELY… the light sifting of sugar or cocoa on the top nicely rounds everything out

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Recipe: Triple Chocolate Pudding Pie

Recipe: Triple Chocolate Pudding Pie

This is a great pie to make for a Valentine’s Day dinner, or just because you love someone. It should be named “I Love You Pie”, I think.

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Berry-Filled Sangria

Berry-Filled Sangria

This recipe changes every time it is made — depending on what wine is on hand and what fruit is available. In this one the strawberries were the best after about an hour of soaking time; the raspberries started to disintegrate and the blueberries didn’t absorb much alcohol… but did stay very tasty. You can also substitute almost any liquor for the vodka – rum, tequila, triple sec, cointreau, gin…

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