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I love chicken, I love liver

Though I really don’t want Meow Mix to please deliver I had really hoped that Sunday dinner at my aunt and uncle’s had delivered better. Lured by the promise of a yummy chicken liver dinner I made the trek up to their…

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Posted by: on Friday, July 29th, 2011
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What’s up Fat Boy!

Not too long ago a friend introduced me to a little piece of heaven called the Fat Boy.  You can find it at a place called The Old Oak Tap in Ukrainian Village in Chicago. Although it is listed on the menu as an…

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Posted by: on Sunday, September 12th, 2010
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Roasted Fennel and Anchovies on Rosemary Polenta

Fellow Foodist, Anthony Nicalo invited a houseful of rowdy food lovers to his American Thanksgiving dinner. In preparation for the evening, he slaughtered a 200 lb pig two days prior to feed the hungry guests. We all…

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Posted by: on Saturday, December 5th, 2009
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Arancini Extravaganza

One of my favourite things to do on the weekend is to drop into Tonina’s Italian Deli & Cafe in my old neighbourhood at 25th and Main Street. Depending on the time of day I might just be picking up supplies for…

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Posted by: on Friday, February 8th, 2008
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Elevating Snack Time

On a recent weekend jaunt to Hornby Island just off the east coast of Vancouver Island, my wife and I were wandering around inside the single small store on the island. We were there expressly to pick up snacks for the…

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Posted by: on Monday, October 29th, 2007
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On The Side

Thanksgiving is almost upon us and it’s time to start the menu planning and shopping.  But once you’ve got your turkey and stuffing, what else will fill your plate? I’m a fan of riced potatoes, green…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, October 2nd, 2007
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A Christmas Experiment

Often I’m found inventing recipes that keep me guessing, but few times are they good enough to test among an audience; Christmas eve showed up and decades of family history was turned upside-down with a…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, January 9th, 2007
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Crème Fraîche Pour Vous (and me).

When we did some smoked salmon canapes for a dinner party a while back, Mark suggested they’d be even better whith some crème fraîche, and he was right, dammit. However, without a gourmet food store…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, December 6th, 2006
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Super-Duper Smoked Salmon Canapes

Who would ever think you might tire of a freezer full of smoked salmon? Um, well, it’s started to happen, friends. Crackers and smoked salmon, fusilli with smoked salmon cream, more crackers and smoked salmon, and…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, November 28th, 2006
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Wings ‘n’ Beer

A group of friends and myself have gone out for wings and beer every Tuesday night for 5 years. Sometimes it’s just two of us and sometimes it’s upwards of 15. It’s a great way for people to catch up as…

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Posted by: on Friday, October 27th, 2006
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Cucumber Raita

Raita is a simple Indian side dish made with fruits or vegetables added to spiced yogurt generally served as a cool, refreshing accompaniment with heavier curry dishes. There are a great variety of raita recipes and you…

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Posted by: on Monday, April 17th, 2006
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Orange and Grapefruit salad

Serves 8 8 large oranges, cut into segments 8 pink grapefruit, cut into segments 8 large basil leaves, cut into Chiffonade Option – for a dessert, substitute mint for basil Simple Syrup: 1 cup sugar 4 cups water Share/Bookmark

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Posted by: on Friday, April 14th, 2006
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Groovy Guacamole

Ingredients: 2 avocados – peeled/seeded ¼ small onion – grated 1 large ripe tomato – peeled 1 small scallion – finely chopped ½ green pepper – seeded/chopped ½ leek – chopped 1 clove garlic 1 bunch parsley…

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Posted by: on Monday, September 26th, 2005
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Cassava Fries

Boil the cassava whole in water and drain the water. Cut the pieces of cassava and fry. Make a salt and red chilly powder to sprinkle on the fries. Share/Bookmark

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Posted by: on Monday, September 26th, 2005
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Kat’s Hot Artichoke Dip

Ingredients: 1 – 14oz (398mL) can artichoke hearts, drained & chopped 1 cup (125mL) freshly grated parmesan cheese 1 cup (250mL) mayonnaise 2 garlic cloves, minced or pressed dash of lemon juice. Combine and…

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Posted by: on Monday, September 26th, 2005
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