Wednesday Night Kitchen Raid | Beer & Cheddar Soup

Wednesday Night Kitchen Raid | Beer & Cheddar Soup

Are you ready to have your mind blown? I sure hope so because this just happens to be the best darn soup of all time… or it could be tied with my French Onion Soup, it’s hard to decide. Either way, you’ll see colours when you eat this soup. It’s that good. In all seriousness, you’ll probably only be able to eat this once a year because it’s terribly sinful but it’s worth every single calorie.

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Wednesday Night Kitchen Raid: Crispy Zucchini Bites

Wednesday Night Kitchen Raid: Crispy Zucchini Bites

There are a couple items that I consistently get in my weekly fruit and veggie basket. One of them is zucchini. As someone who didn’t eat very much zucchini prior to these baskets coming, it was becoming a bit of a struggle to continuously find new ways to integrate them into recipes. You can only have so many Zucchini Boats. Last week I received two more. What in the world was I going to do with them? That’s when I realized – when all else fails, batter em’ and fry em’.

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Garlic Scrapes and Basil Pesto

Garlic Scrapes and Basil Pesto

Do you have a hankering for some pesto? Well, then you’re in luck because I have a recipe that will keep you well stocked for quite a while. Pesto is something that I love yet, oddly enough, I’ve never made. Last week I got garlic scrapes in my organics food basket delivery. What are garlic scrapes, you might ask (I was asking that when I got the basket)? They are the flower stems that garlic plants produce before the bulbs mature; they are the young and tender stem of garlic and they are delicious!

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French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup

Are you ready for this? This is a top ten favourite around here. It’s also a family tradition; one that has been perfected over the course of many years. I don’t know if you can handle the deliciousness that is this soup but, for your sake, I sure hope you can. Just so we’re upfront with each other, there is nothing healthy about this soup. Absolutely nothing. It’s probably a thousand calories per serving and it is 100% worth it. It’s that good. I know I’m building this up but this recipe can handle the hype. I’m that confident.

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Mushroom and Onion Soup

Mushroom and Onion Soup

This soup very nearly changed my life. It was that good. I know that I am known for exaggerating but this one really lives up to the hype. It’s perfect as an appetizer if you’re hosting a dinner party or for lunch with a sandwich. I could actually find any excuse to eat this soup; it was definitely an experiment gone very very right.

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Sweet Potato Chilli Fries

Sweet Potato Chilli Fries

Howdy there and happy Saturday! You know that they say about Saturday… It’s all right for fighting and I’ve been waiting such a long time. After all that waiting and fighting you’re going to need some nourishment. You might want to jump to something unhealthy (I usually want to) so here’s a healthier spin on a delicious classic using recipes that we’ve already done.

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Corn & Black Bean Salsa

Corn & Black Bean Salsa

Remember the other day when I was making Slow Cooker Enchilada Sauce and I went on and on about homemade guacamole and salsa? Well, once the idea was in my head I just had to make it. And let me tell you, it is delicious!

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Bruschetta

Bruschetta

This is an easy one. Strangely enough, I had never made it before and now that I have I don’t know why! It’s the easiest recipe on this site to date. Even the most novice of cooks can make this. Homemade bruschetta delivers the most appreciation for the minimal effort required. You should really just go make some now.

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Ham Roll Ups

Ham Roll Ups

This is another family recipe, straight from my mom. It’s always a crowd pleaser and it is oh-so-easy. There’s also not much to it so this is my go-to when I don’t have much time. Let’s get to it!

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Gramma’s Surprise Spread

Gramma’s Surprise Spread

This is a recipe straight from Gramma, so you know it’s going to be good. I don’t know what it is about grandmothers, but everything they touch is gold. The name could use a little work; anything you eat that has the word “Surprise” in it makes me a little hesitant but Gramma named it and who am I to change it?

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This is a perfect dish to bring to a party. It travels well, is easy to make and it’s a crowd pleaser. It’s always one of the first things to go. This is the original recipe, straight from the source. I’ve modified it a little (I know… how could I!? Sorry Gramma), mostly because some people are a little iffy about shrimp and the seafood sauce on it’s own can be strong for some people.

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