10 reasons to love september PLUS beet, watermelon and feta salad

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I love the summer and always feel a little sad as fall approaches but September is also – a very close second to – my favourite month. Here are the top 10 reasons I love September…. #1 Visiting friends and family … Continue reading

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the most beautiful potato salad

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About this time of year everyone who hasn’t already packed up camp, begins to think seriously about wrapping up the summer’s repose and heading back to routine. The end of summer is around the corner,  kids head back to school … Continue reading

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GF summer peach tart

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Peach season is HERE!!!! When is comes to peaches I have a bias. In fact I have the biggest obsession with peaches and nectarines allowable. I used to buy leathery, pulpy winter peaches and nectarines from far away lands. I realized … Continue reading

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quinoa herb salad with brown butter and sage fava beans

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I could live contentedly eating fruit, berries and herbs. Its a toss up which I like best. If you have been following my posts you know that my urban garden is my haven in the city – not only for … Continue reading

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macerated cherry “summer see through” – weekend refreshment

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I don’t drink a lot of hard alcohol, fussy cocktails and mixed drinks. When I do, my glass is very often filled with a “summer see through”. The classic Gin and Tonic – which my husband Matt’s family has called … Continue reading

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blueberries and “chicken and egg” – book review

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I am a city girl but my farming and foraging heritage seems to run deep. I find myself daydreaming about farmland or possibly expanding my urban garden to an urban farm – chickens and all. And, life does feel complete … Continue reading

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fennel, radish and goat cheese salad with quick pickled onion

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I don’t think this recipe needs very much of an introduction, other than to say it is absolutely one of the tastiest and prettiest hot-summer-day lunches. You will find some lovely variations of this salad across the “world-wide web”. A … Continue reading

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