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Low Carb Breakfast Wrap

Low Carb Breakfast Wrap
Posted in : breakfast, Cooking on by : Sheila
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I want to preface this with….the wrap contents are low carb. The wrap I used, was not. If you want it lower carb, use a cauli wrap or another kind of low carb wrap commercially available. My recent favourite breakfast, and still reigning champion, is a bowl of oatmeal with chili flakes, cheese and an
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Salt & Vinegar Fries

Salt & Vinegar Fries
Posted in : air fryer, Cooking on by : Sheila
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I have fallen deeply in love with my air fryer. To an extreme degree. It heats way faster than a regular oven. It’s convection. It has a load of room in it because it has 3 shelves. It’s amazing. Last week, I made Shake ‘n’ Bake pork chops in it (don’t judge, that crispy coating
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Baked Perogies

Baked Perogies
Posted in : Cooking on by : Sheila
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I like perogies. I don’t like making them from scratch, though. I have done, and I will do it again, but I don’t enjoy it. I really, really like the brand Costco carries. They are white cheddar and potato and they are amazing. If I had that recipe, I would make them from scratch always.
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Loaded Baked Potato in a Pan

Loaded Baked Potato in a Pan
Posted in : Baking, Cooking on by : Sheila
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I always end up with leftover mashed potatoes. I overestimate how much we’re going to eat, or I underestimate how big those potatoes really are….one way or another, there’s always a small bowl of leftovers hiding in the fridge. The more I cook, and I cook a lot, the more little leftover bowls there will
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Mushroom Vegetable Soup

Mushroom Vegetable Soup
Posted in : Cooking, Soup on by : Sheila
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This soup was a happy accident. I started out making Tuscan Wild Mushroom soup and didn’t have any sun-dried tomatoes (WHAT?!) and some other things required by the recipe, and then I wasn’t in love with the flavour of what I did have, so I oomphed it up a little. Ingredients: 1 bell pepper 2-4
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Cherry Crumble

Cherry Crumble
Comments : 1 Posted in : Baking, Cooking on by : Sheila
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It’s a classic….not necessarily the cherry part of the proceedings, but the crumble. When I bought the can of pumpkin for the pumpkin bars, they were on sale. I don’t like pumpkin enough to stock two cans, I prefer fresh or frozen blueberries to canned, and the cherry one looked so inviting. The picture looked
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Turkey Brine

Turkey Brine
Posted in : Cooking, Roasting on by : Sheila
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Today is Canadian Thanksgiving. Turkey day (or ham or roast or perogies or cabbage rolls) – we’re pretty accommodating like that. I went to the store on Friday and impulsively bought a turkey…quite a big turkey, although I didn’t realize quite how big until this morning. It was a frozen turkey. I have no room
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Chicken Tortilla Soup

Chicken Tortilla Soup
Comments : 1 Posted in : Cooking, Soup on by : Sheila
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The family all drove out to Canmore today. As a collective, it’s one of our favourite places to be. The smell of the trees, the quieter streets (except in summer), the fewer tourists than Banff (there are places to park!), the river – it’s beautiful. It’s where my now son-in-law proposed to my daughter –
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Salisbury Steak

Salisbury Steak
Posted in : Cooking on by : Sheila
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No, there’s no actual steak….it’s basically a burger with no bun but plenty of gravy. Doesn’t matter to me, though, it tastes really good and that’s what I want from my food. Flavour! This is a comfort meal component for me. It’s a hot meal on a chilly evening. It’s simple ingredients. It’s inexpensive ingredients.
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Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Posted in : Cooking on by : Sheila
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The more garlic you use, the safer from vampires you will be. I used 5 big cloves and I’m feeling pretty safe right now. Vampires and germs will both stay away, I’m sure. I’m a big fan of mashed potatoes – actually, potatoes, in almost any form you can name. Double baked, cheese on top,
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