Category Archives: recipes

Happy New Year to all the Losers!

Every year we look forward to the annual “Loser Party” hosted by our friends Cyndy and Gareth. They hold this party for anyone who, like them, has not been invited to anything cooler. In all the years they’ve hosted it, … Continue reading

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Talking Turkey

When I surf the web and see the plethora of recipe/cooking blogs available I am so encouraged. It seems that scratch cooking is making a resurgence and for those of us who are thrift-minded this is a good thing. At … Continue reading

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Recipes for the Christmas Season: Vanillien Kifpeln

One of the things I – and let’s face it, everyone I know – love about the Christmas season is the food. You will laugh when I tell you that I have contemplated trying to lose weight at this time … Continue reading

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Food: thrift or nutrition (can you have both?)

I had the distinct pleasure of having dinner last month with two of my favourite people: Daniel and Anna –Marie. I served a yummy stuffed zucchini, cut veggies and fantastic banana cookies and fruit for dessert. It sounds fairly simple … Continue reading

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