Fresh Summer Stir-Fry

Happy August Everyone! My latest read has got me in the mood for fresh ingredients and creating something from scratch on my own terms! I was very excited to create this dish. And even more excite to eat it. And now, I am thrilled to share it with you.Ingredients:…

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Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

These are the days of soup. I love comforting soup in the midst of winter months. The Vancouver Island, West Coast winters are very wet and chilly. And I agree, I don't have to shovel the rain, but man, it gets so damp here. I never quite feel like I…

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The Best Banana Cake EVER!

I have made my fair share of banana loaf and cakes...but this one take the cake. It is truly amazing! I found it in Joanna Gaines' book, Magnolia Table. I personally find it beautifully sweet and actually forgot to add the sugar on top that she has in her…

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Spinach, Swiss and Mushroom Quiche

This was my first experience with making quiche. I love eating it, but have never actually made it. Closest I've ever come to it was with a frittata. So when I saw Joanna's recipe in Magnolia Table, I decided to give it a try. I have made a couple alterations…

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Basic Pie Dough Recipe

When I say basic - I mean basic! This recipe is quick and easy. Great step to make ahead of time for your quiches or meat pies. And it only takes 4 ingredients!Ingredients: 1 1/4 Cups Flour 1 Tsp. Salt 1 Stick of Salted Butter (Also knows as…

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Shepherds Pie

Shepherds pie was a favourite of mine growing up. And I have tried quite a few of recipes for it since being married. I've managed to create a recipe that mixes the basics of it and adds elements I have picked up and learned along the way. My most recent…

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