Turkey Leek Pot Pie with Sage & Walnut Studded Puff-Pastry

Turkey Leek Pot Pie with Walnut & Sage Stuffed Puff-Pastry

It’s that turkey time of year. My family doesn’t usually do turkey for Christmas so we usually go above and beyond over Thanksgiving. This year we had a truly massive bird- 12.5 kg! (that’s 27.5 lbs for our American neighbours) Probably a little much, even for 7 people, but we made good use of the… 

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Butternut Squash Risotto with Smoked Bacon & Crispy Fried Sage

Butternut Squash Risotto with Smoked Bacon & Crispy Fried Sage

Before I dive right into the recipe… the Port and Fin family suffered a tragic loss late last week and we are still reeling from it. Posting might be a little light this week as a result, but we appreciate all your continued support during this difficult time. Lemony Snicket, author of the wildly popular… 

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Chicken Biryani

Chicken Biryani

This simple dish tastes like ultimate comfort to me. For those of you not keen on spicy food- this one is excellent; delicately flavoured Indian chicken and rice with none of the bite (unless you add those optional chili pequins like I do, then it had a nice little hum of heat). When I was… 

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PearRicottaGalette72

Caramelized Pear & Ricotta Galette with Walnuts & Honey

There’s nothing like finding out on a Friday that there’s a rainfall warning for the upcoming weekend. I’m not even being sarcastic – I spent last Friday in an eager excitement for the weekend just because I knew it was going to rain buckets. I love the rain, and I love it even more when I don’t… 

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Butternut Squash Soft Pretzels with Dijon Apple Cider Sauce

Butternut Squash Soft Pretzels with Dijon Apple Cider Sauce

Last weekend was Canadian Thanksgiving and we had a full house. The older I get, the more I appreciate holidays like Thanksgiving- lots of good food and drink, lots of family (but just over a long weekend so no one starts pushing each others buttons yet), and no one has to buy gifts, decorate, or… 

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