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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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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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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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strawberry and yellow wood sorrel salsa

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Starting a blog was a big commitment.  Before I began I knew I wanted to fully commit but also knew that I didn’t have place in my life for more stress. My goal was to have fun, explore, learn, be … Continue reading

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smoked salmon salad with macadamia crusted goat cheese

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Is it possible to have tomato plant envy? We spent this weekend with my in-laws celebrating Fathers’ Day. The festivities included our first harvest – no tomatoes yet but my mother in law (Linda) had the most impressive “first day … Continue reading

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Grow Great Grub by Gayla Trail – book review

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compost… plant… water… seedlings… water… transplants… water… fertilize… harvest… mulch…. let’s not forget eat! It can seem overwhelming to a novice gardener. I’ve been a small space urban gardener for 6 years – I’m only in my second year of … Continue reading

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