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The Ugly and Delicious Mushroom Pork Sauce

I was challenged recently to find a new flavour combination using mushrooms and some kind of meat - something brand new that I'd never made before. I'll be honest this boggled me since I use mushrooms with most things and wasn't sure I could come up with something new. But I succeeded! I've made this 'sauce' a few times now and my family loves it. You can have it with eggs for breakfast as I will show here, with rice or with mashed potatoes. One friend who tried it thinks it would be good with biscuits or toasted English muffins. …

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Easy Cheesy Potatoes

Cheesy Goodness It's that time of the year again where this delicious recipe pops up! My sister and I have had this cheesy potato recipe from our Dad from many moons ago. We make it all the time and bring it to dinners and potlucks. It's the perfect dish to travel with and if you can make it ahead of time, you only need to heat it up right before serving. Highly sought after, this dish is super easy to make.  But I must warn you, if you make it once, you'll have to make it many more times. It's very easy…

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Taco Star Crescent Roll Pie

This is a recipe my family loves. I think it came from a Pampered Chef cookbook originally. It is meaty, cheesy, full of flavour and super delicious. Let's get right into it now. You will need: 2 crescent roll tubes 1 LB ground beef (or ground pork, turkey whatever you like) 1 packet of taco seasoning 1 1/2 cups grated cheese - I use nacho flavoured but you can use cheddar, mozzerella, whatever you want Shredded lettuce Diced tomatoes or salsa Sour cream What you will do: Preheat oven to 350ºC. Brown the meat, drain fat if necessary. I mix a couple…

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5 Fun Family Things to do in Burlington Day 1

5 Fun Family Things to do in Burlington Day 1 Recently I was invited to participate in a tour of Burlington, Ontario. While not paid to write this review, I was able to sample services and products from the area. It was a most enjoyable trip. Waterfront Hotel guest services notions I stayed in the Waterfront Hotel at the end of Brant Street. The view from my room was spectacular. I could see the lake right out my window. The staff was friendly and the room clean and nicely appointed. There were big fluffy pillows to sink into at the…

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How to cook a Thanksgiving turkey

(Not sure who wrote this but it's too funny not to share) STEP 1: GO BUY A TURKEY STEP 2: TAKE A DRINK OF WHISKEY (SCOTCH) STEP 3: PUT TURKEY IN THE OVEN STEP 4: TAKE ANOTHER 2 DRINKS OF WHISKEY STEP 5: SET THE DEGREE AT 375 OVENS STEP 6: TAKE 3 MORE WHISKEYS OF DRINK STEP 7: TURN OVEN THE ON STEP 8: TAKE 4 WHISKS OF DRINKY STEP 9: TURK THE BASTEY STEP 10: WHISKEY ANOTHER BOTTLE OF GET STEP 11: STICK A TURKEY IN THE THERMOMETER STEP 12: GLASS YOURSELF A POUR OF WHISKEY STEP 13:…

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