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How To Make Pasta 101

Pasta (Italian pasta, from Latin pasta “dough, pastry cake”, from Greek (pasta) “barley porridge”) is a generic term for foods made from an unleavened dough of flour and water, and sometimes a combination of egg and flour. I have heard …


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Butter Chicken Pizza

Servings: 4 Prep time: 20 minutes Ready in: 35 minutes Ingredients (print recipe) ½ cup (125 mL) Butter Chicken Sauce (sauce is sold at most grocery stores) 1/3 cup (75 mL) Plain Yogurt 1 each (170 g) Chicken breast, boneless, …


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What a beautiful mess!

I have the dough all ready.  I am making cinnamon buns.  Life is bright and the future certain!!! Ahh perfectly rolled out dough..exactly how I want my life to be.  Perfect with no failure, problems, relationship struggles etc.  Everything going …


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Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

Print Recipe sauté, in medium saucepan: ½ cup butter 2 medium onions, finely chopped 6 cloves garlic, minced in garlic press …cook until onions are translucent, about 3 minutes Add: ¾ cup apple juice (or dry white wine) 4-5 lbs. …


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Your Mojo for Risotto

Risotto is a traditional Italian rice dish. It is one of the most common ways of cooking rice in Italy.  Its origins are in North Italy,  where rice paddies are abundant.  To be correctly described as a risotto dish, it …






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Thanksgiving

It is debated by historians when the first Thanksgiving in Canada happened.  Was it in 1578 when the English Navigator Martin Frobisher survived his journey through the Northern Passage and then celebrated an “Order of Good Cheer”? This would make …