Category Archives: Dinner

Africa Bound

Anyone else get super-duper lazy when only cooking for one?  Me too, which is why I’ve been eating cereal and wraps since my husband left a month ago for Africa.  I’ll be joining him in two days but had to … Continue reading

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BBQ Season — Grill Up Those Chops!

Can you just smell it?  I’m talking about your neighbour’s BBQ.  What is he BBQing anyway?  Is it making your mouth water?  Why not grill something up for yourself tonight?  Here’s a great recipe for perfect chops (and perfect sauce … Continue reading

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The Mother-in-Law’s Rib Recipe

I read this story with my grade 12 French students about a woman who tries (and changes) a mother-in-laws recipe.  It’s a cute love story but in the story the changed recipe ends up breaking up the couple.  Even still, … Continue reading

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Chicken: Operation Stuff That

I’ve been on a stuffing fix.  Not the “it’s Thanksgiving, pass the stuffing” kind of thing, more like, “what amazing food can I stuff into this meat?”  Tonight’s dinner was inspired by my five slices of uncooked bacon sitting in … Continue reading

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Pork Stir-Fry with Cashews, Lime, and Mint

It was date night the other night, which is a weekly event for us.  My wonderful husband wanted to cook me something Thai inspired by one of our many new bargain cookbooks from Winners, Thai Cooking School.  I thought I … Continue reading

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Think ‘Quick Pasta’ Means ‘Boring Pasta’?

My husband and I had about 15 minutes to cook dinner the other night as we were running late (as usual!) In the fridge was some extra-lean hamburger thawing from the evening before.  Now, most people know what hamburger + … Continue reading

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Moroccan Chicken: Sweet and Spicy!

Here’s another great recipe to add to your “I can make a couple batches and freeze them” repertoire! Just make some a couple batches of this sauce, use some tonight, and freeze the leftovers. Here’s what you’ll need to make … Continue reading

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