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Nostalgic Chicken Enchiladas

Being raised just north of the Mexican border, I've enjoyed quite a bit of  'south of the border' cuisine. Ingredients for tasty, Hispanic recipes are abundant in that region, but up here in the true north, maybe not so much. I'm just a little farther away now. Haha So, what do I do to satisfy… Continue reading Nostalgic Chicken Enchiladas

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The Autumn Infused Latte

As I stand here at my kitchen window, watching the autumn rain turn the yellowing leaves to a shimmering gold, I feel the urge to enjoy a hot, steaming cup of something. We all know that our favorite coffee house has some of the best seasonal coffee drinks around. But, here in Winnipeg, I still… Continue reading The Autumn Infused Latte

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A Little Epicurean Traveling

This week at The Olenick House, we felt in the mood for some real comfort food dishes by doing a little epicurean traveling right in our own kitchen. We started with a variation of an American southern classic. Seasoned, grilled chicken thighs over sour cream mashed potatoes with homemade sausage gravy. Boy, did that hit… Continue reading A Little Epicurean Traveling

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Bonne Bouche Blueberry Muffins with a Streusel Crown

These muffins are perfect for a Sunday brunch with family and or to share with co-workers as a Monday morning treat. Prepare your ingredients: Muffins 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened 3/4 cup splenda or stevia 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract or 1/2" piece of vanilla bean, scraped 2 cups wheat flour 2 tsp… Continue reading Bonne Bouche Blueberry Muffins with a Streusel Crown

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Ambrosia Creme Cranberry Scones

These delicious treats are perfect for an afternoon tea on Valentine's Day, Mother's Day or any day. Prepare your ingredients: Scones 2 tbsp freshly squeezed or bottled lemon juice 1 cup cream or half and half 2 3/4 cups unbleached white flour 1/2 cup splenda or stevia 1 tbsp baking powder 1/4 tsp baking soda 1/4… Continue reading Ambrosia Creme Cranberry Scones