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Breakfast/Brunch

Spring Leek and Bacon Quiche

Spring Leek and Bacon Quiche

The word “quiche” comes from the German word kuchen which means “cake” or “tart”. Isn’t Wikipedia great? I sometimes think about the people who spend their valuable time writing and editing Wikipedia entries. In these dark times, it kind of gives me hope in humankind […]

Banana Coconut Granola

Banana Coconut Granola

Granola is a nice thing to have around the house. It’s easy to make, it keeps well, it makes a healthy, hearty breakfast, and it’s great for guilt-free snacking. The grocery store variety is, health-wise, probably better than Fruity Pebbles, but I was surprised to […]

Bananas Foster Crepes

Bananas Foster Crepes

New Orleans is a city near and dear to my heart.  When I lived in Houston, it was easily close enough for a spontaneous weekend visit, and I took full advantage. Years later, after I moved back to Canada, my husband and I took a […]