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    Recipe: Mexican Street Corn Salad

    Mexican street corn salad – it’s quick, easy, and packs a flavour punch. A while back – last summer, I think – I made Mexican street corn. Well, this is a similar recipe with a bit more substance. Let’s get cooking. Ingredients 2 cans of corn can of black beans 2 tablespoons of grapeseed oil 3 teaspoons of chili powder 2 jalapeño orange pepper 4 tablespoons of cilantro 1/2 cup of feta cheese 1/4 cup of mayo 1/2 a lime 2 teaspoons of paprika salt…

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    Recipe: Loaded Hot Dog

    Loaded hot dog – or should I say, loaded hot dogs! A few weeks back I mentioned the Bon Appetit July cover and the display of gourmet hot dogs, well, here I try and make some hot dog magic. Don’t get me wrong, they’re certainly not gourmet, but they are delicious. Fire up the BBQ and let’s get cooking! Ingredients soft hot dog buns (or corn tortillas for gluten free) Italian chicken sausage Natural chicken hot dog buffalo chicken sausage cilantro cream cheese sauce tomatoed…

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    Recipe: Cilantro Lime Chili Dressing

    Cilantro lime chili dressing is the perfect amount of heat on a summer salad. This dressing is one of my favourites and I’m excited to share it with you. I eat this dressing on quinoa salad, avocado and egg salad, or even bean and corn salad. Heck, I might even try it on corn on the cob, it’s that good. Best made fresh, so keep a stock of cilantro on hand. Let’s get started! Ingredients 100ml of olive oil 50ml of lime juice – fresh…

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    Recipe: Corn Dip

    Corn dip on this fine sunny Saturday. I made this recipe for a potluck a few weeks ago and one of the girls, Lauren, has been patiently waiting for the recipe. Here you go Lauren – this is for you! This corn dip is creamy and flat out good. Eat by the pool or at a summer picnic in the park. Heck, you could even eat it on movie night. Ingredients 3 cups of corn 1/4 cup of diced red pepper 10oz jar of picked…

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    Recipe: Summerlicious Rhubarb Squares

    Summer and rhubarb just go together. No rhubarb? No summer! This recipe doesn’t depend on strawberries – nope – this recipe lets the rhubarb shine all by itself. Time for summerlicious rhubarb squares. Ingredients 6 cups of chopped rhubarb 2 cups of sugar 1/4 cup of water 3 tablespoons of corn starch a tablespoon of vanilla 1 1/2 cup of oats and brown sugar 1/2 cup of cake flour 1 cup of white flour 2 sticks of butter 1/2 cup of walnut pieces First –…