Category Archives: dinner

Making do

Sometimes circumstances come together in a way that make a certain dish a necessity. This particular dish was motivated most of all by my flourishing pot of Thai basil. This being the first year I’ve grown Thai basil, I was … Continue reading

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Eating the season

The only asparagus I remember from my childhood came from those thin jars that contained only a half dozen spears or so. Those spears probably grew in Peru, where most of North America’s imported asparagus comes from. They would have … Continue reading

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Ode to runny yolks

When I learned that babies are only supposed to eat eggs that are fully cooked, the gag-inducing hard-boiled eggs of my childhood leapt to mind. Those eggs that were so overdone, their yolks reminded me of a foggy day in … Continue reading

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Baby-Led Weaning and Nutritionism

I had the pleasure of traveling home to Nova Scotia for a week this month. Kim and Keira also flew in from London. So there we were – three generations under that roof that sheltered us from the inevitable rain … Continue reading

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The Iron Baby

Strong willed she is, especially when it comes to resisting a nose wipe, preventing a toy from being pried from her grip, or chasing after the tiniest piece of dirt on the floor. But Keira is an Iron Baby in … Continue reading

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