Tasty Tangents

Food, life and other morsels

May 11, 2014
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Mother’s Day appetizers

For Mother’s Day this year, we agreed to do a potluck, bringing everything to mom and dad’s place, but saving mom from having lots of dirty pots and pans. I was on appetizer duty, and I decided I wanted to … Continue reading

October 20, 2013
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Sicilian cannoli may be my absolute favourite dessert, which is a little odd given the minimal amount of chocolate in them. They seem to have the perfect balance of sweet and savoury, creamy and crunchy, sugar and citrus. I don’t … Continue reading

September 28, 2013
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The Ilderton Fair

The fall fair in Ilderton, Ont. is an annual tradition for us. When I was younger, besides being about turkey, Thanksgiving was about heading to the Woodbridge Fair, just north of Toronto. Every year I still look forward to the … Continue reading

May 25, 2013
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The smell of lilacs

There’s nothing like bringing some lilac branches inside to make it really start to feel like summer. Luckily, my mother-in-law’s bush and ours, we get a lovely selection of colours that just make me smile.