Roasted Carrots and Parsnips

roasted carrot and parsnip

Pop-up shops (temporary retail spaces that sell merchandise of any kind) have been around for a while and not limited to art or fashion.  Farmers’ markets are getting on the band wagon and showing up in places you wouldn’t have thought.  And why not?  Last week I dropped my daughter off at Mic Mac Mall…

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Carrot Soup with Feta and Quinoa

When it’s cold outside there’s nothing more comforting and warming than homemade soup.  Soup, by the way, doesn’t need to be arduous nor does it need to take a long time to make to taste good. Carrot soup with feta and quinoa should make you take notice as this isn’t something ordinary but downright scrumptious!…

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Tuscan Braised Beef Short Ribs

It’s hard to believe we’ve been back in Canada now three weeks…a slightly hectic time to say the least.  Settling into a routine has been hit and miss for me and is one of the reasons for not posting regularly.  It can be a challenge balancing the time I used to spend on my own…

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Carrot Marmalade

Homemade marmalade has been a long standing tradition in my family. Both my paternal and maternal grandmothers were fruit preserve queens! My mom also made her fair share, too. I’ve dabbled a bit but lost interest while we lived in Asia as storage was limited and cold rooms were non-existent. While fruit such as orange…

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