Posts Tagged ‘recipe’

A solid, easy, multipurpose dumpling recipe is indispensable, in my opinion. It can be used to top a savory meat stew, but can also transform some cooked fruit into a delicious cobbler.

This is my favourite dumpling recipe. It can easily be doubled or halved, depending on need.

Chicken stew and buttermilk dumplings – simmered covered on stove top for 35min.

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With a tip of my hat to George R. R. Martin, I introduce you to my new favourite summer drink.

One can of soda makes two drinks, so grab two glasses and make this for you and a friend!

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This soup, adapted from the Best of Bridge series of cookbooks, was a staple when I was growing up. My mom used to make double batches and store the extra in 2L ice cream containers in the fridge, and we would happily live off leftovers until it was gone. When we were little, my brother told me that finding the bay leaf was lucky — that idea has carried forward into my family lore.

Hamburg SoupIt is a hearty, inexpensive meal — a great way to stretch the food budget a little bit further — and is quick to throw together. Just be sure to leave enough time for it to cook! I like to serve it with fresh bread — there are many no-knead bread recipes that can be prepared over the same time frame as the soup.

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Recipe: Ginger Chews

I love ginger cookies. Gingersnaps are the perfect accompaniment to a fresh pot of tea. My favourite ginger cookies, however, are the ones that are crispy on the outside and wonderfully chewy in the middle. My kids love these — the tin has been emptying as fast as I fill it! This recipe make approximately 3 dozen cookies.

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