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Are you intimidated of making pies from scratch knowing your pastry falls short of that dream pie of your childhood? Don’t despair…Denise Marchessault holds your hand through the entire process of whipping up an absolute delight for your dinner table. Denise paired up with photographer and artist Deb Garlick who brings her whimsical creativity to …

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Looking for a handy guide to seafood available in Canada, look no further than this extensive peek behind the seafood counter in your local store. John Bil, seafood aficionado, worked on this book while battling cancer. He was determined to get this book to publication and gave him a focus as he grappled with the …

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Jennifer Leigh Hill was first introduced to Newfoundland via a decommissioned Russian spy boat and later came back in her Class C RV to bounce around the island’s every nook and cranny. With a little sojourn to Labrador, she found many Bed and Breakfast locations and the people who welcome you into their homes with …

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What Canada’s chefs cook for kids…and that kids will actually eat. This book is a compilation of recipes from chefs across Canada contributing their dishes and stories of family time around their own kitchen tables. Author Joanna Fox knows the Canadian culinary world in her role as editor at ELLE Canada, and has written about the …

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I’m a huge sweet potato fan so was thrilled to find this cookbook by Brita Housez. Packed with great information about this tubular vegetable, and scores of recipes, you’ll want a copy of this resourceful book on your kitchen shelf. https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100009516870709 Brita is no stranger to eating healthy. Her previous books on Tofu and Soy …

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Since many people have rediscovered their kitchens over the past few years, there has been an uptick in the amount of food waste heading to the curbside in little green/beige bins. Christine Tizzard is here to show how you can use those little scraps of leftovers to produce delicious snacks, lunches and dinners. I love …

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The pandemic has changed our lives in many ways, but I love the story of Mary Janet’s response to the isolation we all experienced. Prompted by her family to video tape a lesson on how to make cinnamon rolls and posting it on Facebook, Tunes and Wooden Spoons (named by one of her grandchildren) soon …

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Anime and Japanese food go hand-in-hand. Nadine Estero has brought these two worlds together in this cookbook that not only highlights food but marries each recipe with a matching anime character or scene. And if you’re wondering if Nadine knows her anime, check out her social media pages that supports her knowledge and enthusiasm for the …

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For many of us, eating food found in the wild, means game meat and wild blueberries. Les Stroud and Chef Paul Rogalski broadens your world view on the subject by immersing you in their love of the land and exploring the wilderness for edibles. Watch this video to get a sense of their adventures and …

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Although this book is marketed as a cookbook, it is so much more than that…I would call it a lifestyle coffee table book with a ton of amazing recipes throughout. Inside the covers, we get a glimpse into author Trish Magwood’s world: pictures of her family, life both in the city and on the farm …

My New Table Read More »