Red bean dessert dumplings

Red bean dessert dumplings are a traditional Chinese dessert. If directly translated, it would be “soup balls” but I think “dessert dumplings” sounds way tastier! There are a variety of … Continue to recipe →

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Spiced apple cupcakes

Have you heard of the Santa Claus Fund? If you live in Toronto, you probably have! It’s a fund with 105 years of history. What do they do? Help less … Continue to recipe →

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Oatmeal raisin cookies

Baking cookies for people I don’t know. Could there be a better search for perfection this time? From a bake sale inquiry to a request for your daughter to bring … Continue to recipe →

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Hearty nachos

Who doesn’t like a plate of nachos? With the chips beneath a pile of yummy goodness!? Ingredients: Tortilla chips (whatever style you like) 1 Roma tomato, diced 1 ripe avocado, … Continue to recipe →

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Stuffed bell peppers

It’s one of those things you’ve had on your “To make” list for a very long, very long time. I’m too embarrassed to say how long, so I’ll skip that… … Continue to recipe →

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Roasted potatoes

You know those r e a l l y delicious potatoes you get with your kebabs and rice when you eat at a Greek restaurant? They are to die for. … Continue to recipe →

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Pumpkin bread

It’s October already! Pie pumpkins are in the spotlight at grocery stores. I’m not really into making pies (as the pumpkin name suggests) so I made pumpkin bread/loaf instead since … Continue to recipe →

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Chunky Mexican guacamole

It’s avocado season! Avocados are everywhere in grocery stores selling at very reasonable prices and many are imported from Mexico. The avocado is often mistaken as a high fat, high cholesterol, … Continue to recipe →

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Chicken cabbage rolls

I can’t remember when was the last time I had a cabbage roll. I remember seeing them being sold at hot food counters in grocery stores or at food court … Continue to recipe →

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A meal in the Thousand Islands

We finally had the chance to sort through and look at the 1,000+ pictures we took on our Thousand Islands trip over the Labour Day weekend. Yes, it’s been a … Continue to recipe →

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