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Cranberry Clementine Marmalade

Cranberry Clementine Marmalade | My Edible Journey

I’m not a fan of buying stuff for the sake of stuff. Gifts, no matter how small, need to have meaning. So when I got word that we were doing an exchange at a party we’re going to ($5 or less), I knew I was going to make something.

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Late Autumn Recipe Roundup

While Thanksgiving is long past here in Canada already, it is just around the corner in the U.S. With my American readers in mind, and giving a nod to the creeping chill that is wrapping itself around folks in many areas, I’ve put together a compilation of a few recipes featuring seasonal foods that are abundant right now. Enjoy!

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Whole Grain and Apple Salad with Maple Miso Dressing

Whole Grain Apple Salad | My Edible JourneyIf you’ve been around my blog long enough, you’ve no doubt noticed that my posts are quite seasonal (and often begin with a mention of the weather, which got quite cool last week, then warm again, and has evened out now). As a result, there tends to be a theme over the course of any given few weeks.  Stone fruits in the summer, greens and such in spring, and right now? Apples.

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Cranberry Clementine Parfaits

Cranberry Clementine Parfait | My Edible JourneyPart of what lessens the blow of Christmas being a mere week away is knowing that it’s also the season for wonderful treats, like fresh cranberries and clementines.  Did anyone else get a clementine in their stocking on Christmas morning?  We did.  Along with a single walnut.  Which never got eaten.  I suspect that we may each have gotten the same nut every year, to be honest. Continue reading

Cranberry Banana Nut Bread

Cranberry Banana Nut Bread | My Edible Journey

Desire to learn

I didn’t grow up cooking.  While I have memories of my mother and her mother canning and cooking together, and my paternal grandmother’s kitchen being a constant source of culinary goodness, I have no memory of helping.  Or being taught any of the techniques or recipes I witnessed.

I want to say that things have changed for my kids.  That they’ve been my kitchen helpers daily since they could hold a wooden spoon.  But that’s not true.  At all.  Having never learned to cook at the side of a patient teacher, it’s been a struggle for me to find the patience to teach my own kids. Continue reading

Leftover Turkey Soup

Leftover Turkey Soup |My Edible JourneyYou may want to grab a cup of coffee and sit a while.  I have lots to say today.  🙂

So Thanksgiving has come and gone in Canada.  What a wonderful weekend.  It was beautiful.  Cool nights, days warm enough for long sleeves and no jackets, autumn colours, lots to do… and food.  Good, good food. Continue reading