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My Blog is 2 Years Old!

My blog, 161 Days in Paradise, is 2 years old today! When I started this blog, I figured only family and friends would follow it so they could see what I was doing in Barbados. I never really thought that other … Continue reading

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Recipe: Butternut Squash Ravioli with a Walnut Brown Butter Cream Sauce

First, this was freaking delicious! Second, it was freaking time consuming to make. But, OMG, so delicious. Part 1: Butternut Squash Filling Ingredients: 1 small butternut squash 1 pat of butter 1 small onion, finely diced 1 clove of garlic, … Continue reading

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Not My Recipe: Mushroom Egg Drop Soup

For those of you wondering, I had a much better day today. I accomplished a couple things and even managed to leave the apartment. I needed (ok…wanted) egg rolls to go with my soup. I made my chicken broth from … Continue reading

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Dinner Show and Tell

Today I decided to treat myself to a delicious day of food. Because I feel less invisible when I get to share delicious treats with people. First up was a starter of Bajan Fish Cakes: Next up was my main – … Continue reading

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The Simple Omelette: An easy, delicious dinner

As much as I like to plan out my meals for the week, sometimes I just don’t feel like eating what I’ve planned. On those nights, I fall back to a simple, but tasty favourite: the humble omelette. Quick, easy, … Continue reading

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Recipe: Thai Chicken with Red Curry Creamed Veggies

I went grocery shopping today. And for $29 Canadian, I got chicken breasts, spinach, cheese, eggs, flour, squash, pears, vegetable oil. fish (salmon and tilapia), coconut milk, popcorn. I plan on doing a HUGE shop on Saturday, but today there were … Continue reading

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Recipe: “Bring on Spring” Pasta Carbonara

In an effort to try and convince myself that it really is Spring (Snow, I am looking at you), I created a pasta dish that brings some nice spring colours to my bowl. My pasta is handmade and I coloured … Continue reading

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Marching out like a lion? Of course that means playing with recipes!

I am sitting here,with a cup of coffee, and watching the snow fly. The calendar tells me it is Spring, but Mother Nature has different idea. And so, it seems like a great day to think about food. O.K…what day … Continue reading

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Recipe: Lamb Keema

I know I’ve mentioned this cookbook before, and I’m going to mention it again, since it is one of my favourites. Judith Finlayson‘s The 150 Best Slow Cooker Recipes is such a GREAT collection of recipes. I have the first edition, published … Continue reading

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Recipe: Perogie Casserole

Uh oh…I almost hate to use this word, but this is a Deconstructed Perogie Casserole. The reason for the deconstruction? My dough wasn’t cooperating and I got tired of fighting with it, trying to roll it out.   Ingredients: 1 tbsp … Continue reading

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