If you’re an avocado fan like myself, you probably indulge in your fair share of guacamole. Whether I’m watching it made table-side at my favourite Mexican restaurant or paying a little extra to enjoy it on a fast-casual burrito bowl, I enjoy every bite. While it’s easy to order guacamole when you’re eating out, it’s…

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The dog days of summer are here and it’s high time for peaches. If you haven’t gotten your fill of this juicy stone fruit yet, now’s the time. Satisfy peach craving with a big slice of homemade peach pie. Peaches are a versatile fruit that can be incorporated into a variety of seasonal dishes –…

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So you’ve picked up a baker’s dozen of bagels from your local bakery, but smearing those golden circles with store bought cream cheese seems like a travesty.  Luckily, cream cheese is one of the easiest cheeses to make at home- making it a hassle-free option when it’s your turn to host a boozy brunch.  Is…

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Swap out Nona’s red sauce (sorry Nona!) and try dressing up your pasta with this Pistachio cream sauce. It’s sweet, nutty and besides shelling the pistachios it’s super easy to make.  Of course, you can always enlist the help of a few friends or treat yourself to some pre-shelled nuts.  To gild the lily and…

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Meringues are magical, airy little desserts with stunning peaks. A good meringue is hard to beat. Literally. Do your biceps (and your dessert) a favour and use a stand mixer to whisk your egg whites to perfection. (HAMILTON BEACH’s 7 Speed Orbital Stand Mixer is our go-to). For this recipe, we decided to use orange…

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