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2016: a year of reviews

My Cookbook Addiction reviews My office is where I write my cookbook reviews.  Actually, I call it my cookbook room as an office implies I am working, and for me writing reviews is not work but rather a learning experience. Each book I review is a journey with stories being told by the recipes. This past year I strolled through Monet’s kitchen gardens (Monet’s […]



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My Holiday Kitchen Gift Guide

My Holiday Kitchen Gift Guide After years of cooking and baking, my kitchen is pretty much well stocked. The cupboards and drawers are filled with baking pans, cooking pots and utensils of all shapes and sizes. The overflow is stored to a designated kitchenware area in the basement where my daughters go to ‘shop’ in case they find a kitchen item […]



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Recipe to Riches contestant interview with Cherilynn Balachandar

Classic Battenburg Cake The Recipe to Riches series broadcast on Food Network Canada offers Canadian home cooks a chance to  present their unique recipes in seven culinary categories. A  panel of four judges choose three finalist from each category to test their recipes for mass production.  The winning recipe of each category is announced by the […]



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Kitchen Disasters & Fixes app review

At one time or another we have all experienced kitchen disasters in our kitchens whether in cooking or baking. Most of the time the kitchen disaster gets thrown out and we start all over again.  The Kitchen Disaster and Fixes app by Charmain Christie has more than 120 entries to help you save time and […]



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