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Roasted Garlic & Tomato Soup

Tomato soup and grilled cheese. Is there a better comfort food combination? The answer is “no”. There’s just something about dunking a crispy, cheesy sandwich into a big old bowl of tomato soup that is like a big warm hug. Instead of grabbing a can of Campbell’s from the store, treat yourself to this homemade […]

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Sweet Potato Quinoa Breakfast Skillet

My latest kitchen weapon is a cast iron pan. I’ve wanted one for years, and just days after owning my first, I went out and bought a second in a bigger size. If you don’t own a cast iron pan, or know what makes them so amazing, you’re missing out. Okay, here are some quick […]

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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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Tomato Jalapeño Enchilada Sauce

What is your favourite food? People often ask me what my favourite food or dish is. That’s an impossible question. It all depends on what I’m in the mood for, or what is in season at that given time. However, lately Katie and I have been on quite the enchilada kick. They are so amazingly […]

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Mexican Rice Bowl

It’s 6pm. You’ve just got home from work and it’s already cold and dark. Yup, November is here. That awkward month between the beautiful autumn season and the snowy Christmas holidays. As someone who loves outdoor sports, November is always a transition month for me. Too cold to run, but not cold enough to skate […]

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Chipotle Chicken Pumpkin Ale Chili

To inaugurate the start of fall, bv02 decided to hold an office chili cook-off back in September. The result was 8 chilis, 27 judges and a hot pepper eating contest. Predicting that many of my coworkers would go with the classic chili full of beef and spice, I decided to take the creative route to set […]

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Smoked Paprika Crisps with Garlic Onion Dip

Guilty pleasures. We all have them. For some it’s popcorn, others it’s cookies. For Katie and I, we have a guilty pleasure by the name of Miss Vickies. There’s just something about them that make them irresistible to us. Knowing that they are not the healthiest of snacks, we’ve tried to eat them less often. Easier said than done. […]

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Chorizo Sweet Potato Hash

Fall is here. The mornings are cool, the leaves are changing, and my favourite autumn ingredients are coming into season. After a late night out in Vankleek Hill for Beau’s Oktoberfest, Katie and I woke up cold and tired. Needing some comfort food, I headed to the kitchen to whip up a new favourite – […]

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Huevos Rancheros

It’s a beautiful Sunday morning. Sunny. Blue skies. Headache. Yes, a headache on a Sunday morning. Big shocker, I know. Here’s what happened. Katie’s Dad John is in town this weekend for a conference, so we brought him out to the Market last night. Since he loves beer and live music, we took him to […]

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Mango Avocado Salsa

Summer is right around the corner. You know what that means? We say so long to the wintery comfort foods like French Onion Soup and Lasagna for a few months, and welcome the fresh, light flavours of summer. Entert Mango Salsa. This is always a hit, no matter where I bring it. It’s great with […]

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