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How to Make a Frittata!

How to Make a Frittata!

Sometimes my fridge needs a good cleaning and when I need to get rid of a good portion of produce, cheeses or meat, I will make a frittata! A frittata is an egg based dish that is similar to a crustless quiche. It is a really good way to clean out the fridge and not waste! Below is my recipe that can be anyone’s recipe depending on what you have in your fridge. As long as you have some vegetables, some meat…

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Sage Simple Syrup and a Gin Cocktail

Sage Simple Syrup and a Gin Cocktail

I have an abundance of sage. My husband bought me a huge herb planter this summer and it is about 50% sage, so I needed a recipe that would use a decent portion of it. I thought a sage simple syrup would be an interesting addition to summer cocktails. I have made plain simple syrup before and figured adding sage to the mix would make an infused syrup, perfect for creating unique cocktails.  To start the sage simple syrup, I picked a…

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How to cut an avocado!!

How to cut an avocado!!

I love avocados. I have a lot of favourite foods. Limes, or anything citrus. Pasta. Cheese. Bread. Potato Chips. Nuts. I could go on and on! But today is just about the avocado. I seriously think I should be living somewhere else, like California, since avocados can be $1.50 – $2.00 each here! Each! An expensive habit at times! But a good habit as there are a lot of health benefits for avocados ~ they are high in heart healthy monounsaturated…

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Whole Wheat Gnocchi in Tomato Broth

Whole Wheat Gnocchi in Tomato Broth

I have always wanted to try making whole wheat gnocchi. Gnocchi is one of my favourite Italian dishes and the Smitten Kitchen cookbook is one of my favourite cookbooks. So, when I found the gnocchi recipe inside this cookbook, I knew I had to try it, in whole wheat form. I have never had gnocchi in a broth – usually it’s in a thick rich tomato or cream sauce, so I was intrigued about having these little delicious potato pastas in a tasty tomato…

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