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Butternut Squash, Goat Cheese & Rosemary Empanadas

I’m that guy in the office that brings his own lunch every day. Ever since I started working in Gatineau about 10 months ago, I’ve only gone out for lunch once or twice. Why? Well, part of it is economical. Bringing your own lunch is cheaper, and eating out is expensive. The other part is […]

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Kale Salad with Grilled Red Onion, Cashews & Goat Cheese

Kale. Earthy, leafy, greens. Some people love it, and some people hate it. Personally I enjoy my kale in chip form, or blended into a power juice. Over the past few years kale has become somewhat trendy – in fact it’s hard to go to a restaurant and not come across it on the menu. […]

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Potato and Goat Cheese Pierogi

Comfort food. Everybody loves it. For some it’s a nice warm bowl of soup. For others it’s a grilled cheese. Regardless of your dish of choice, it always makes you feel better when you’re cold, homesick, under the weather, lonely, or even hungover. Lately, our comfort food of choice has been pierogi. So last week […]

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Butternut Squash Ravioli with Spiced Pecans

Autumn in Ottawa Walking through Centretown yesterday it really hit me that autumn is officially here. The cool September air was filled with that classic pumpkin spiced aroma from Starbucks, Boushey’s was selling mini pumpkins and the leaves in Minto Park had not only changed colour, but many of them had already fallen off. Am I […]

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Sun Dried Tomato Pesto

Lately I’ve been really trying to make everything from scratch. Everything from salsas to BBQ sauces to salad dressings. The less store bought, pre-made stuff I cook with, the better. That’s my mentality at least. As you may know, Katie and I are in the midst of training for our first half marathon. Since we’ve […]

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Goat Cheese Ravioli with Spinach & Mushrooms

This past Christmas, Katie’s parents bought me one of the best gifts I have ever gotten – a pasta maker. I was ecstatic. I have always wanted to make my own pasta, so that very same day I made a fresh spaghetti meal for 8 people. Little did I know how much work making home made pasta […]

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