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My Favourite Ottawa Eats

Revised: November 15, 2018 It's been over a year since I originally compiled and posted this list and since then, I moved to Ottawa permanently. Friends often now ask for recommendations of where to eat, so I will regularly update this post with my favourites so if you're planning to visit, you have them!   Recently, …

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Apple Cheddar Oatmeal Pancakes For 2

Before pumpkin spice lattes, nothing said fall like apples and cinnamon. As a kid, one of my favourite Halloween activities was getting a good scare on the local haunted hayride. To this day, I can smell the apple crates, as we sipped hot apple cider sitting on straw bales surrounded by pies and dumplings and fall decorations. …

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Dallas: Southern Eats Meats Midwest Hospitality

Although not my first trip to Texas, this week's meeting in Dallas was my first opportunity to this iconic Lone Star State city and it didn't disappoint! Dallas feels like a modern city with a vibrant social scene, great food and fascinating people-watching. I stayed with a friend who has just been in the city for …

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Perth County Farmer Wants to Get Veggies Back on Our Table

From the time we are kids, it seems we are being nagged to eat our veggies. Unlike their mouthwatering, sweeter fruit siblings, veggies tend to lack appeal in our diets. By some accounts our overly numb tastebuds, thanks to Dr. Pepper and Doritos, find they lack flavour and unfortunately, they're also somewhat inconvenient to prepare. Lacking both the …

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Gross Things I Do to Reduce Food Waste

Even CBS News reported that storing sour cream and cottage cheese upside down will keep it fresh longer! Food waste has been on my mind a lot lately. Ever since I read some amazing essays which touched on the topic, I can't help but think about the incredible amount of food that gets thrown out today. …

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