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Posts from the ‘Essentials’ category

the elixir

I haven’t posted in a while, as I have been traveling around Mexico tasting and drinking and enjoying…..and can’t wait to get to work on some…

oven roasted tomatoes

This week I’m giving you a few “essential” recipes….prepared elements that are essential for many other recipes.  Today I’m starting with roasted tomatoes.  Roasted tomatoes are…

dulce de leche

When in Argentina, nothing fuels a day spent sampling malbecs quite like medialunas (similar to a small croissant) slathered with copious amounts of dulce de leche.…


True stories with a twist!

My Favourite Pastime

Simple Everyday Recipes