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Eat Your Way to Health

Eat Your Way to Health

Almost everyone makes a resolution to improve something, usually about themselves, in the new year. All too often, these admirable resolutions are abandoned or forgotten by the end of the second week of January and we lapse easily into the same poor habits, feeling only a mild sense of guilt at having abandoned our plans […]

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Caponata – A Simple Tomato Pasta with Eggplant

Caponata – A Simple Tomato Pasta with Eggplant

INGREDIENTS: 1 large eggplant OR I used 3 – 7″ long eggplants from my garden 3 tbsp. good olive oil 3 tbsp. brown sugar 1 tbsp. red wine vinegar 2 cloves of garlic (I used 3) 1 – 28 oz. tin of canned diced tomatoes (or the equivalent 3-1/2 cups of fresh tomatoes, skinned, cored […]

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Happy Canada Day from Sharyn’s Pantry

Happy Canada Day from Sharyn’s Pantry

Are you wondering what you can make for a dessert for Canada Day this Sunday? I decided on making strawberry shortcake. Nothing says an early Canadian summer like freshly picked ripe juicy strawberries. The white of the shortcake and whipped cream and the brilliant red of the freshly picked strawberries even match our flags colours. Go […]

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Norma’s Ginger Scones with Maple Syrup

Norma’s Ginger Scones with Maple Syrup

Here is the latest edition of Sharyn’s pantry: Norma O’Collin was working at a local Bed and Breakfast and planned to bake these scones for their breakfast. The original recipe came from Jean Pare’s Muffins and More Cookbook and asked for molasses. But alas, there was no molasses in their pantry. Norma decided to try […]

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Sharyn’s Pantry presents Grandma’s Homemade Cookies

Sharyn’s Pantry presents Grandma’s Homemade Cookies

This recipe is one of my 9 grandchildren’s favourite cookies. We would bake them often when they came for a visit to Grandma and Grandpa’s house. If you use a cookie scoop, it will take about 1/4 of the time instead of using a spoon to drop the cookie dough. More time to bake another […]

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