Lori’s Famous Maple Baked Beans

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Maple Baked Beans aren’t just for summer bbq, they make a great side for that Easter ham.

Starting to plan your Easter dinner? It’s not that far away. Even though I love love love me some delicious turkey, I usually plan for a roasted ham at Easter. My famous Maple Baked Beans as a side to the ham along with a big green salad, wow, a simple and delicious meal!…

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Orange Almond Creme Bruleé

Orange Almond Creme Brulee

Taking a look back with Orange Almond Creme Brulee As I started to put together the upcoming Spring 2015 issue of EatInEatOut™ magazine, I took a look back at some of our previous issues for inspiration. I came across this awesome recipe in Spring 2013 and wanted to share it with you again. Creamy and refreshing, the combination of…

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30-Minute Beef and Sweet Potato Curry

The Meal Maker: Fast and flavourful Beef Curry the whole family will love! Happy March break! I hope everyone is enjoying the week off with the family. Right about now, if you’re not on a sunny beach in a far away land, you may be looking for a dinner recipe that’s simple, fast, and the kids will…

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Zucchini Bread with Chocolate Chips

Taking a second look at my famous, super-moist zucchini bread with chocolate chips. Zucchini bread… more please! It’s big, puffy, moist and deliciously sweet. Perfect for a fast breakfast on-the-go or when you need to take a break from your busy afternoon. I recommend making a double batch,  why? 1) they freeze really, really well,  2) zucchinis are easy to find and…

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Eggplant Layered Casserole

Vegetarian week continues with one of my favourite recipes of all time – Eggplant Layered Casserole! Welcome back to another veggie-week recipe. This simple casserole makes a great main course or a wonderful side to fresh pasta. When I was a teenager, I used to make this Eggplant Layered Casserole once a week, I really love it. Maybe what…

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Spinach, Orzo and Bean Soup

Meatless Monday: Spinach, Orzo and Bean Soup is a healthy vegetarian power-packed wonder! This week I plan on sharing two of my favourite vegetarian recipes. Did I ever mention I was a vegetarian for four years when I was younger? I was! I became an expert at creating simple, creative and delicious vegetarian meals. Beans and lentils are an…

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Turkey Saltimbocca

Turkey Saltimbocca is a simple and delicious starter or combined with a salad for a speedy weeknight supper. Funny word – Saltimbocca – right? Well it’s a (Italian: jumps in the mouth) traditional dish that’s usually made with veal and white wine or marsala. My version first appeared in the Holiday 2013 issue of EatInEatOut magazine, and it was a big…

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Turtle Hot Fudge Pudding Cake

Sweet of the Month for March: salted caramel, pecans, chocolate cake and hot fudge! In my last post I was kind of whining about the weather, whining about work, and feeling a bit sorry for myself. Believe me, working on March Sweet of the Month really helped cheer me up! Sometimes you’ve just got to have some hot…

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February Roundup: Top 4 recipes

The best and worst of a really bitter month. I am so glad to see the back-end of February! It just plain sucked. Here’s four reasons why

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Slow Cooker Chicken Gumbo

This slow cooker version is a delicious twist on traditional ‘gumbo’. The slow cooker is one of the best time-saving appliances in the kitchen. Have you tried one yet? It’s great for beginner cooks because all you have to do is fill it and turn it on. Hours later, you come home to a house filled with…

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Minute Steak with Ratatouille

The Meal Maker: super fast week-night meal with a fresh new twist! Heading home from work, but rushing back out with the kids to hockey or ballet?  Looking for a nutritious meal that gives everyone the boost of energy they need, but is on the table in 20 minutes? I have the solution… Did your Mom make you Minute Steaks…

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