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Asian Kohlrabi Slaw

Crunchy, cool, and mild, kohlrabi lies somewhere between a turnip, broccoli stems and an apple. Delicious raw in salads or simply eaten as is with your favourite veggie dip. Its crispness is a perfect pairing with cabbage in this lovely Asian Kohlrabi Slaw. But don’t...
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Wilted Spinach Tomato Salad

Wilted Spinach Tomato Salad gives you fresh spinach at its finest, warmed ever so slightly with hot bacon but still light and bright.  Zingy with mustard dressing and satisfying with croutons and cheese.  Fantastic as it is, but add your favourite grilled chicken or...

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Kahlúa Coffee Cream Cake

It’s my birthday! Blog birthday that is, and to celebrate I'm enjoying Kahlúa Coffee Cream Cake.  One year ago today I posted my first recipe on my website www.compelledtocook.com That’s right, I’m only one, and in blog years that’s pretty young. So much can happen in...

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Mushroom Lasagna

The saga for this Mushroom Lasagna starts with a 50oz container of dried wild mushrooms from Costco. In dried mushrooms terms, it’s a lot, and now I’m a little obsessed to use them to say the least. My initial inclination was an easy wild mushroom and ricotta ravioli...

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Potato Chip Shrimp

What flavour will you choose?  With Potato Chip Shrimp there are plenty Potato Chip varieties and flavours to temp you.  My first instinct was dill pickle of course, because to me it is reminiscent of tartar sauce with dill pickles and a good pairing with shrimp....

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Lemon on Lemon Cupcakes

Do you love bright lemon desserts? Lemon on Lemon Cupcakes are just that in the world of cupcakes. Tender lemon cupcakes splashed with lemon glaze and crowned with light as air lemon buttercream. They are a lovely addition to your Easter weekend. I admit, I think I’m...

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Braised Lamb Shoulder

Are you planning on serving lamb for Easter? Braised Lamb Shoulder is tender and smothered with a creamy mushroom thyme sauce. A wonderful main dish to share with your family and friends this Easter. Not sure if you’re a lamb lover or not? It’s definitely a stronger...

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Fresh Asparagus Toast

I read recently that fresh raw asparagus is underrated! I believe this observation is very true. So if you’re lucky to have a bundle or two, let Fresh Asparagus Toast entice you to discover all that fresh raw asparagus can offer. The first hurdle for me to eating raw...

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Peanut Butter Tarts

Who loves peanut butter? I know I do, and I eat it regularly, either on a bagel, banana, in granola, and yes....straight off the spoon.  But let's add a little chocolate ganache and watch that love intensify!! I won’t lie, I would definitely struggle with a peanut...

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Mini Beef Yorkies

Having your pals over for Guinness on St. Patrick's Day? Mini Beef Yorkies are crazy good and easily washed down with your favourite pint. Crispy edges and soft eggy interior cradle shaved roast beef and creamy horseradish sauce. You’ll find them irresistible! While...

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