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I’ve made this soup a number of times and each time it has proved to be a satisfyingly hearty bowlful, particularly well suited to warding off the chills of late winter. It takes awhile to cook, but is absolutely worth wait!

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One of my favorite childhood memories are the many Saturday nights at the family table with a big plate of sweet baked beans, fresh brown bread and hot dogs. Baked beans are one of my favorite foods and, since moving to Ontario, I haven’t made them as frequently as I would like.

Why not? Apparently the beans we always used for baking beans just aren’t available here in Ottawa — I can find obscure beans from far-flung parts of the world, but I just can’t get ahold of the Jacob’s Cattle, Soldier, Yellow Eye or French Horticultural beans that my mother used for her Saturday night feasts.

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Like the taste of cabbage rolls but hate the effort of making them? This recipe provides all the flavour with a fraction of the work! I like to add a bit of cayenne for extra kick.

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Here is another satisfying soup for chilly Winter evenings, and a great way to use up leftover mashed potatoes:

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This is a great way to use leftover squash to make a thick, satisfying soup with just enough spice to warm you up on a chilly Winter’s day.

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This is another satisying salad that can be served on its own or as a side dish. Quick and easy to toss together, it’s a great one to take along to a potluck or BBQ.

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This is an unlikely sounding combination of flavours and textures, but it really works. It’s a yummy low-fat substitute for the traditional leafy greens and a great side dish for a juicy BBQ steak!

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