Julia Child’s Roast Chicken

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It is week 8 into our celebration of JC100 and we are learning how to roast a chicken to perfection. I honestly think this was the best chicken I have ever made. Moist and juicy and full of flavour. You probably thought you made a pretty good chicken already but if you follow Julia’s techniques… 

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Guest Post at Addicted To Recipes

Morrocan Chicken and Carmalized Onion Couscous

Today I am very lucky to be able to guest post at Addicted To Recipes. Dawn has a lovely blog and she is a fellow Canadian out of Kelowna. So come on over to see this scrumptious recipe I have featured on her blog and maybe learn a little more about me. Here is what… 

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Cherry Cheesecake Shake

Cherry Cheesecake Shake

I have been inspired by all the smoothies and shakes I see on the various sites and really enjoyed doing Cupcakes and Kale Chips Strawberry Cheesecake Smoothie. So the other morning I was thirsty and wanted a breakfast smoothie but more thinned out so I came up with this recipe and it was great!! Lovely… 

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Terrarium

Line the bottom with decorative rocks

I love to watch The Chew everyday and I am totally smitten with Michael Symon. I always have it PVR’d, so not to miss an episode. Ken has to endure listening to me go on and on about Michael. For the most part I don’t think he really minds as they have some great ideas… 

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Versatile Blogger Award

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I am very grateful to be nominated for this award from two different sites and will combine them here today. First off a big thanks to Caity from an Awkward Kitchenette. She has a lovely site and lots of great recipes. I love her Taco Egg Rolls of today!! I have also been nominated by… 

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Border Grill

Baja Cerviche

Here is another restaurant that I recently ate at when visiting Las Vegas with my girlfriends. It was a lovely evening and we all very much enjoyed sitting on their lovely elevated balcony overlooking the pool area of Mandalay Bay. They serve “Modern Mexican” cuisine and you ask yourself what is that? Well owners Mary… 

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Mouth Watering Mondays

Wow, another fantastic weekend has gone by, except for our stinky weather. Rain, rain, rain. Of course it gets sunny and nice come evening time on Sunday. Oh well, gave me lots of time for cooking. Prepping for a catering gig I have on Wednesday. Excited about some new desserts to serve!! I went half… 

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Black Beluga Lentils

Black Beluga Lentils

These caught my eye awhile back when I was at The Cookbook Co. for a cooking lesson. They have a lovely store up front filled with specialty items. I love caviar and I love lentils so I knew I couldn’t go wrong. They only resemble Beluga as they are small, round and black. I wanted… 

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Coconut Chocolate Diamonds

Coconut Chocolate Diamonds

I grew up beside a wonderful family of seven and loved the daily antics of this tribe. Being an only child I didn’t have the camaraderie of sister or brotherhood. This family brought me into their fold and to this day have made me feel like part of their family. I was extremely saddened when… 

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