Category: Quick and Dirty

Cooking in Season

What I Have Been Eating In Busy-Land

  As you have noticed, I have been absent from the blog for a while. Most of you know …

Dec 11, 2010

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Hallowe’en Fun Food

“The raspberry can be blood… and the gooseberry can be guts… Right, Mom?” this, out of the mouth of my …

Oct 31, 2010


Fire’s Love, My Favourite Hot Sauce

This post is for all of you out there who don’t like hot sauce that this a) too …

Oct 26, 2010

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Dinner Blues and some tasty Crispy Broiled Chicken

Tonight is a good example of how things don’t always go smoothly in Chef Heidi’s kitchen. It was …

Sep 2, 2010

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Blueberry Smoothsicles

I owe this one to my 9-year-old son. Although he is generally uninterested in cooking, he occasionally comes to me …

Aug 14, 2010

My Life in Food

Camping Food, Post One: Bison Burgers

Wherein I discuss how to eat well while camping and not go insane with cooking stress. Plus, a great recipe for local bison burgers.

Jul 20, 2010

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How to Cut a Mango

Many of us are mango-challenged, which is completely understandable.  Mangoes hide a huge, hard, flattened pit inside themselves,  making it impossible for a …

May 14, 2010

My Life in Food

School Day Large-Flake Oatmeal Method

The School Day Oatmeal Method is not really quick or dirty, but it works around a busy weekday morning, so you can still have a yummy, warm, filling, tasty breakfast. Better than cold cereal.

May 7, 2010

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Three Bears Porridge

A seven-year-old is inspired by the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears and invents the yummiest porridge ever, now a favourite breakfast in our home, in both winter and summer.

May 3, 2010

Digital Kitchen/BBQ Thermometer with Magnet and Clock Timer

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Asian Ingredients: A Guide

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bench scraper

Bench and baking scraper, set of three

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