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West Avenue Cider

There is nothing like a crisp and refreshing cider on a hot and humid evening like tonight. My favourite go to cider has been West Avenue Cider. Their delicious, diverse and innovative selection of ciders are consistently delivered which has pushed them to the top of many people’s list of favourites. From barrel aged to […]

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Local Bounty Box: Apple, Radish, Carrot, Beet Slaw

I recently signed up for the Mustard Seed Coop’s Local Bounty Box and I am thrilled to receive a large box filled with amazing, fresh and diverse local produce every other week! It is always a mix of vegetables that helps you get creative in the kitchen.

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Pesto Pasta Salad

With all of this rain, my backyard garden is booming! This includes cucumber, tomatoes, basil and Italian parsley. We thought these ingredients would be perfect for a pesto pasta salad using the fresh gluten free pasta (rice and tapioca flour) from Vinnie’s Fresh Pasta Factory at the Hamilton Farmers’ Market.

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Amaretti by Il Convento

The amaretti cookie is made of three ingredients: almonds, egg whites and sugar. This simple recipe makes a delicious, chewy and sweet cookie. I was excited to see that Il Convento, owned by Luisa Di Marcantonio, had amaretti cookies at the Locke Street Farmers’ Market. I had the pleasure of a fresh sample and I just want to thank […]

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Manning Canning: Ploughman’s Pickle

At the Food and Drink Fest back in April, I was really excited about visiting Manning Canning’s booth. I purchased their Ploughman’s Pickle which is a British brown pickle. Fresh, flavourful and not too sweet – it is delicious! Not to mention, the Ploughman’s Pickle is made in Toronto by Christine Manning using locally sourced […]

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