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The Canadian Food Experience Project: Eat more greens, but don’t forget to eat chocolate (Challenge #8)
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The Canadian Food Experience Project: Eat more greens, but don’t forget to eat chocolate (Challenge #8)

More kale salad, more kefir, more salmon and wild blueberries are in store for me in 2014, but you can be sure that I am not giving up salted caramel macarons, s’mores or brownies…I will just eat more kale to cancel out my sugary vices. Sometimes I eat kale braised in olive oil and sprinkled with chopped … Continue reading

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The Canadian Food Experience Project: A Family Christmas Tradition in Alberta – Chocolate Pie (Challenge #7)

Picture by Lesli Christianson-Kellow[/caption] Traditions and rituals have always been important to me. Especially after I had kids. I wanted to establish a template for what our family would look like 2 years from now, 5 years from now and 25 years from now. I wanted us to know that even when circumstances changed in our … Continue reading

Crabapple Jelly – Preserving: Our Canadian Food Tradition (Challenge #5)
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Crabapple Jelly – Preserving: Our Canadian Food Tradition (Challenge #5)

Picture by Lesli Christianson-Kellow Rare are the thoughts of food over the course of my life that does not include preserving, freezing or storing food. Preserving food in the typical sense – making a jelly or jam, pickling beets or Lady Rose relish, or canning a small batch of fig jam or peaches with raisins … Continue reading

Vietnamese Pork Meatball Sub – a.k.a Banh Mi
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Vietnamese Pork Meatball Sub – a.k.a Banh Mi

Picture by Lesli Christianson-Kellow Ever since a friend brought me a Vietnamese sub, because he knew I loved all things spicy, I have been hooked on these juicy, spice-infused, pickled carrot, cuke and cilantro creations on a baguette. I blogged about Vietnamese subs on Calgary Cityguide back when they were just beginning to gain popularity. … Continue reading