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Deep fried mac n’ cheese balls

I know, I know. I am a bad bad girl and I did a bad bad thing. Mac n’ cheese is not the most health conscious meal in the first place. But to bread it, then deep fry it? Please. Wilford Brimley would like to talk to me about diabeetus. Although my brain hung its […]

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Courgette carbonara

Ever since I began my adventures in pasta-making, I have stuck to the simpler pasta shapes. You know: ravioli, spaghetti, papardelle.

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What I see from my back porch

The writer of one of my favourite blogs, The Kitchen’s Garden, recently invited her readers to submit a photo of the view from their back porch. I note with glee that one of the views from her back porch includes “Sophie’s Garden”. This is the view from my back porch. The planters we just built […]

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Burgers with maple glazed bacon, chipotle-caramelized onions and white cheddar

“I want cheeseburgers this weekend.” Cheesler stated matter-of-factly while we were driving home from work. “I don’t care what the weather is like. I don’t care if I have to dig out a space for the barbecue.” He continued, “I want cheeseburgers and nothing is going to stop me from having them.”

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Pork belly, leek and cranberry perogies

By now you must be wondering about this perogie series. You must be thinking to yourself: “That’s all good Sophie, but the real question is, where’s the bacon?” Well, here it is!

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Buffalo chicken wing perogies

Drumroll please! I guarantee you have never had a perogy like this. Carbs on top of carbs on top of…fried chicken?

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Beans and rice…it’s very nice!

Did you know black beans are called turtle beans? I’m not really sure why. I suppose they look a little turtle-ey.

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BLT with pesto mayo

The BLT. Not much explanation needed.

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Ribs with balsamic bbq sauce

A friend of mine, let’s call her JRam, has been raving about this recipe for months and months. I finally got around to making it recently.

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Cornmeal pancakes

Hotcakes. Flapjacks. Pannekoeken. Crepes. Johnny Cakes. Call them what you will, these brunch beauts are darn delicious.

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