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Sweet and Spicy Asian Chicken Wings

I have a confession – I’m a closet chicken wing eater. That’s right, I only eat chicken wings in the privacy of my own home.  All that finger licking and lip smacking is just not for the public to witness.  What can I say?  I am just not comfortable in that state of messiness in […]

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Thai Squash and Coconut Milk Soup | Freshnessgf.com

Thai Squash and Coconut Milk Soup

So it’s officially fall now and that means squash soup season and this Thai version is beautifully creamy and super flavourful.  I brought this to work for lunch and the steamy aroma of lemongrass, lime, and shallots wafted around my cubicle and down the hall.  I was mid-slurp when I looked up and found five […]

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Thai Chicken Curry with Vegetables

Thai Chicken Curry with Vegetables

I once asked my 7 year old nephew ‘Where does curry come from?’  His answer:  Curry-ea!  (I.e. Korea).   I swear that kid is a genius.   I’m not sure where it originated, but I’m a fan of curries from around the world.  For a long time, Thai curry was my go-to dish and then […]

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Maple Cayenne Brussels Sprouts | freshnessgf.com

Maple Cayenne Brussels Sprouts

Poor brussels sprouts – they’ve always had such a bad rap.  It’s too bad because they’re actually delicious, even candy-like when roasted in a touch of maple syrup.  This recipe is my new go-to side for Thanksgiving and Christmas meals. It’s the perfect side to meaty mains and rich starchy carbs like mashed potatoes.  I guarantee […]

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