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White, Milk & Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies

approximately 40 cookies Ingredients 8 ounces (2 sticks) unsalted butter 3/4 cup granulated sugar 3/4 cup firmly-packed light brown sugar 2 large eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans 3/4 cup bittersweet chocolate chips 3/4 cup milk chocolate chips 3/4 cup white chocolate chips Directions Combine the butter [ ... ]

Marble Pound Cake

There are some days, well…most days, when I crave a simple cake, nothing big or fancy, creating something simple shouldn’t require much work. This cake is a classic pound cake, my friend Linda’s favourite, it is moist and delicious the way pound cake should be. adapted from Anna Olson 3/4 cup [ ... ]
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Apple-Carrot & Quinoa Mini Muffins

Mini muffins for finicky toddlers 1 cup cooked quinoa 1/2 cup whole wheat flour 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 cup light brown sugar 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce 1/4 cup butter, melted (you could also use olive oil) 1/2 cup plain yogurt 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 2 eggs 1 cup grated carrots 1 medium apple, [ ... ]
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Chicken Vegetable and Barley Soup

This soup is delicious, easy and filling, it is comfort food done right. Ingredients: 1/4 cup canola oil 1 1/2 large onions, diced 3 carrots, peeled and diced 1 parsnip, peeled and diced 6 stalks of celery diced 3 skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cubed 2/3 cup barley 2 teaspoons salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 10 – 12 cups [ ... ]
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Rice Pilaf with Vegetables

ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 2/3 cup orzo (rice-shaped pasta) I used soup pasta 1 medium onion, finely chopped (1 cup) 2 carrots, cut into 1/4-inch dice (3/4 cup) 2 celery ribs, cut into 1/4-inch dice (2/3 cup) 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 cup long-grain [ ... ]