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Beer bread

Beer bread

Simple, moist, fluffy, buttery & delicious! With only 6 ingredients chances are you're all set...just don't drink all the beer 😉 Here’s what you’ll need: all-purpose flour (3 cups) sugar (3 tbl or use honey) baking powder (1 tbl) salt (sprinkling of sea salt)...

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Pesto Hummous

Pesto Hummous

Nothing like blending two favourites...pesto and hummous. You can either combine the two or create two layers and dip in...simply delicious! Bon appétit les amis.   INGREDIENTS FOR THE PESTO HUMMUS: 2 14-ounce cans of chickpeas, drained and rinsed 1/2 cup fresh...

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Rhubarb walnut muffins

Rhubarb walnut muffins

It's rhubarb season! So let's get a baking...delicious moist rhubarb walnut muffins. A favourite in our household.   INGREDIENTS 1 cup brown suger 1/4 cup salad oil 1 egg 2 tsp vanilla 1 cup buttermilk 1-1/2 cups finely diced rhubarb 1/2 cup walnut pieces 2-1/2...

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Homemade Pasta

Homemade Pasta

So roll up your sleeves, les amis! Mama Mia...   Ingredients 4 eggs 400 grams flour (best flour for pasta is what's called "00" flour - Italian Double Zero 00 - Soft Wheat for Pizza Dough, Bread, & Pasta) You will need a pasta machine to use this recipe...

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Aligot

Aligot

From the Aveyron, this half fondue half mashed potatoes is the best comfort food ever! INGREDIENTS for 10 servings 1 ½ lb yukon gold potato (680 g), peeled and cut into 1-inch (2 cm) pieces 2 cloves garlic, peeled 5 cups cold water (1.18 L)salt, to taste ½ cup butter...

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Potato Pancakes

Potato Pancakes

Wonderfully crisp, tender, and just melt-in-your mouth amazing. Serve as an appetizer, side dish or even a light main dish!   INGREDIENTS 6 servings 4 large russet potatoes, coarsely grated and drained completely to extract as much liquid as possible 1/4 cup...

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Hearty chicken veggies garlic soup

Hearty chicken veggies garlic soup

INGREDIENTS (there is lots of room here for you to include or exclude the veggies you would like to add). You really can't go wrong: 1 large onion 1/2 small jalapeño pepper One carrot 2 potatoes Green beans (handful) Bunch of cilantro 2 litres chicken bouillon Use...

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Potimarron or red kuri squash and apple soup

Potimarron or red kuri squash and apple soup

A delicious autumn soup to warm your tummy and soul!   INGREDIENTS Serves 6 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 medium onion diced 1-1/2 pounds (750g) potimarron/kuri squash peeled and cut into small cubes 1 large tart apple, peeled, cored and cut into cubes 1...

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French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup

Delicious French onion soup (soupe à l'oignon) with lots of carmelized onions, crispy toasted baguette and loads of melty cheese on top!   INGREDIENTS Serves 6 1/4 cup unsalted butter 3 pounds (about 5 medium) sweet onions, sliced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/3 cup...

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Hazelnut Fudge Brownies

Hazelnut Fudge Brownies

Rich, delicious hazelnut fudge brownies the family will love!   INGREDIENTS Whole hazelnuts cut in half Brownies: 4 oz (120 g) unsweetened chocolate, chopped 1-1/4 (285 g) cups unsalted butter, cut into pieces 1 cup (200 g) granulated sugar 3/4 cup (150 g) brown...

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