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Loaded Scalloped Potatoes

I got inspired to make this from Delish’s recipe. I used to make scalloped potatoes with milk, but cream really does add a more creamier texture. I also modified the recipe a bit, adding a few ingredients of my own. Serves 4-6 Ingredients 4 white potatoes, peeled and sliced 2 tbsp butter 1 clove of […]

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Meat, Cheese and Greens Stuffed Shells

I made these stuffed shells differently from regular stuffed shells. Usually, ricotta cheese or cottage cheese, breadcrumbs and an egg are the base for the filling. Instead, I used cream cheese as the the binder. Ultimately, the filling has a delicious creamy texture and still holds everything together. I also made the sauce, so this […]

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Mini Mascarpone Chocolate Cakes

These cakes definitely have an interesting texture and taste due to the mascarpone cheese. Mascarpone cheese is often used in baking, and adds a hint of sweetness and a soft and airy bite. I find these cakes rich on it’s own, that’s why I didn’t make frosting. But feel free to add a bit of […]

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Cappelletti with Bacon and Peas

I made this dish using ready-made sausage cappelletti and a few other simple ingredients. You can use any stuffed pasta too, such as ravioli. This can also make a great holiday side dish. Buon appetito! Serves 4 Ingredients 1 package of ready-made stuffed pasta (I used this one.) 8 strips of bacon, cooked and cut […]

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Apricot Macadamia Nut Biscotti

‘Tis the season for some holiday baking… 🙂 Biscotti is a delicious breakfast and tea time treat, and it is often made with a combination of dried fruits and nuts. Macadamia nuts aren’t usually found in biscotti, but I tried it out in this recipe to see how it will turn out. And of course…it […]

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The One of a Kind Show

Just in time for the holidays, the One of a Kind Show is the ultimate gift-finding destination, with a bit of entertainment too. There are about about 800 vendors that are comprised of artisans and makers, mostly from Ontario and Quebec. It is more than just a sale, as there are also contests, and special […]

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