Monthly Archives: January 2013

Thai Extravaganza

Interesting find: Here is a compilation of Recipe Comix, choose a recipe to follow in comic format from Saveur magazine’s website. Late Evening Sunday Thai Meal I was overly enthusiastic and hungry when I chose 4!!! recipes to make for my Sunday meal, we … Continue reading

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Exciting New Children’s Cooking Program!

The Barrie Public Library is running a NEW first-time ever ‘Junior Foodies’ Cookbook Club! Check out their posts throughout the year to see what the kids (the counterpart to our adult Cookbook Club) are cooking at: http://jrfoodies.wordpress.com/. Bon Apetit! Chantale

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Spicy Pasta Sauce

Using this recipe as a guide I substituted chicken and used the recommended spices from the notes minus the cinnamon and sugar. I bought a fresh onion, red chili pepper and Maria’s Homestyle Noodles – Chickpea fusilli all from Local Foods Mart. … Continue reading

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Chocolate Sampling and Valentine’s Day

To celebrate Valentine’s Day Simply Chocolates and Tea donated some sample chocolates paired with chocolate tea. These samples were made up in lovely boxes. We are looking at re-scheduling Laurie from Chelsea Chocolates to come in and talk about chocolate at a later date. … Continue reading

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Cook Thai Food – February

Did you know? The Songkran festival in Thailand is celebrated as the traditional New Year’s Day from 13 to 15 April. “The word Songkran is from the Sanskrit meaning the beginning of a new Solar Year, but nowadays Thailand celebrates the New Year … Continue reading

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Originally posted on barriegourmande:
I have been diligently perusing so many great books since our  sweetly indulgent meeting in December. I have used some recipes from some of the books and referred back to some old faithful and familiar ones.…

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Soup on a cold day

Nothing like a nutritious Tomato and Barley Soup. I used leftover barley and a teaspoon each of fresh rosemary and thyme. Diet cookbooks recommendation – anything Tosca Reno . Chantale – BPL staff

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