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09 Feb

Turkey or Chicken Pot Pie

Pot pie is the name used for deep dish savoury pies, having only one crust. Although I enjoy pot pies all year round, I find them comforting in the coldest, darkest part of winter.  This recipe for turkey or chicken pot pie requires a few minutes of preparation and feeds six. Make two pies if you have a larger family. I have,...  Continue Reading


31 May

Reinventing Yesterday's Chili

My “Eats and Treats” column in the summer issue of Prairies North Magazine features a quick, delicious pressure cooker chili. Whether you make our Prairies North Magazine recipe or a familiar family favourite, you will be grateful for all the ways you can serve the leftovers.  We love to turn leftovers-night into a party...  Continue Reading


11 Apr

Simple Washday Casserole

In the mid-fifties, in small town Manitoba, Monday was washday. Town council understood this and on Washday Mondays the use of burning barrels was strictly forbidden. Most of the ladies in town were hanging out white shirts, sheets, and personal items; black smoke would ruin their efforts. At my house, the washing machine was ...  Continue Reading