food

Delicious Food Show with Kids

kid in the kitchen

My kids are foodie kids. Specifically, my kids are Food Network kids. My girls request watching Jamie, Giada and Ina. Now, this might sound like we watch a lot of television. We don’t. It just happens that in our house, we don’t watch regular television shows very often. Instead we watch cooking shows. My daughters don’t watch television […]

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Kid Approved Oven Roasted Broccoli

oven roasted broccoli

I’m pretty sure you have been wondering. Ever since I mentioned last week that my girls have fallen back in love with broccoli – you have been wondering how. How have I convinced my children to enjoy broccoli? One of the most dreaded of vegetables from all our childhoods. I know I have nighmares of […]

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Pumpkin Scones with Cinnamon Glaze

pumpkin scones with cinnamon glaze

Okay, these pumpkin scones are delicious. There, I said it. I love baking and making food using pumpkin in the fall. There is nothing quite like pumpkin. In the middle of the afternoon, when I need a little pick-me-up these beautifully soft scones are the perfect fall treat. I took the elements of my favourite scones […]

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Caramelized Apple Skin Crisps

caramelized apple skin crisps

For your convenience, this post contains affiliate links It’s apple season. Here in Southern Ontario we are flush with local apples. Fortunately, our entire family loves apples…what is not to love? We craft with apples, we bake with apples and we cook with apples – they are the perfect fruit. It is no surprise that […]

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How to Dry Herbs in Your Kitchen

how to dry herbs

I love our herb garden. In fact, herbs have got to be the easiest edible plants to grow…aside from dandelions. Every year I plant a variety of herbs and in the late summer/early fall I harvest the herbs and bring them inside to dry. In the past I shared how to set up an herb drying […]

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Nanny’s Lemon Meringue Pie

lemon meringue pie

If you follow along with Kitchen Counter Chronicles on Facebook, then you already know that this past weekend our family gathered to celebrate the life of my grandmother. My Nanny passed away a week ago, just a few days shy of her 90th birthday. Some of my fondest childhood memories involve baking and cooking in […]

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Seasonal Peach Salad with Balsamic and Goat Cheese

peach salad

Peach season – one of the most wonderful times of the year. Southern Ontario is one of the best locations for growing peaches. Every August fresh, plump, fragrant peaches and nectarines arrive by the basketful in grocery stores and farmers’ markets. This year we made the trip to the town of St.Jacobs – about 1 […]

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Super Simple No Bake Cookie Recipes

no bake cookie recipes

We love making cookies, no matter the time of year. Unfortunately, in the heat of the summer it isn’t the best time to pre-heat the oven and bake. I try and stay away from using the oven in the summer…so baking is often out of the question. So, how to can we feed our cookie […]

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Summer Berry Galette

summer berry galette

It is the absolutely the best time to find fresh, local fruit at our neighbourhood farmers’ market. We were at the farmers’ market today and we could not resist picking up some gorgeous blueberries, cherries and raspberries. What makes them so glorious? Each fruit is perfectly ripe right now and full of so much potential. […]

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