Cornbread for Mabon – Part One

“…By and by the harvest and the labour ended, we shall come rejoicing bringing in the sheaves…” If you have a Protestant connection somewhere in your past you will likely find these words familiar. They come from a hymn by Knowles Shaw. Mabon, named for the son/sun of Modron, Welsh goddess of Motherhood is the […]

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Creamed Chicken with Bacon & Cheese Biscuits

Years ago, it was suggested to me that there were two kinds of cooks. One variety finds a recipe, goes shopping for the ingredients and prepares the dish. The second opens the cupboards, looks at what is available and then gets to work. I would generally put myself in the second category unless I am […]

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Salmon Florentine Benedict

Round shapes, warm colours and spicy flavours are all aspects to consider incorporating in your celebration of solstice. This brunch favourite checks all the boxes and with the solstice falling on a Sunday this year, you can organize ahead of time and poach the eggs when everyone is back from greeting the morning sun. Enough […]

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