Shortcut Sausage Meatballs

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I am swamped these days. With an abundance of work and a fuller than usual social calendar, there is little time to plan menus, let alone cook. As always, a well-stocked pantry is seeing me through. This lovely recipe from … Continue reading

Vivaldi’s Four Seasons Pasta – L’Autunno

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I’m not sure why this is the autumn entry in the set of four seasonal pasta recipes in The Silver Palate Good Times Cookbook. Maybe it’s because of the orange apricots and golden garlic which are reminiscent of the colour … Continue reading

Pork Sausages Braised in Cider with Apples and Juniper

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I was shopping in The Spice Trader store (http://www.thespicetrader.ca/) a few weeks ago. It’s a beautiful shop that sells organic spices, spice blends and a variety of salt as well. I came across juniper berries and had to have a … Continue reading

Homemade Sloppy Joes

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I cannot remember the last time I ate a Sloppy Joe. Do you know what they are? They’re sort of a sandwich, a mixture of ground beef, tomatoes, onions, bell pepper and spices, cooked like a sauce then served on … Continue reading