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Poached eggs and ramps on rye

Remember when I stumbled across a patch of wild leeks a few weeks ago and was ecstatic to collect them for some seasonal recipes? Imagine my surprise (yet again) to come across them in my crisper when rummaging around for lunch ideas! They hold up surprisingly well in the fridge. Of course I had to come up […]

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Fun with fireworks

Canada Day is always full of patriotic good times. And the pinnacle, in Southern Ontario, at least, is the town fireworks display. Acton has a fantastic fireworks show. I believe even the smallest towns in Ontario like to go all out for the first of July. And what better way than a 30 minute choreographed […]

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A farmer’s market feast

Last weekend was the first day of the Georgetown Farmer’s Market. It was celebrating its 20th anniversary! For Cheesler and I, it was our first anniversary of living in Halton Hills.

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Yuca with lemon and garlic

I was in my local grocery store recently picking up a couple of things. As I walked through the produce section, something caught my eye. A strange-looking thing. It was just sitting there, on one of those produce tables, looking weird. There was no tag or price affixed on or near this vegetable.

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Backcountry Gourmet

Cheesler and I recently adventured into the wilds of Algonquin Park for our first foray into backcountry hiking and camping. We ambitiously chose the Western Uplands Backpacking Trail, a loop-shaped route that we estimated would take us 4 days of hiking and 3 nights of camping to traverse. Note that there are three loops of […]

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Rondeau Marsh Walk

Rondeau Marsh Walk 7, originally uploaded by Sophie Idsinga. I wonder how often you walk right by something that at first would not appear to be beautiful, but when captured in a still image, it’s breathtaking. More winter nature scenes at my flickr page (click the picture).

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