Grilled Bison Steaks

Grilled Bison Steaks

Bison is a rich, lean, grass-fed organic meat that delivers great taste and has fewer calories than beef. Often confused with buffalo (which are from Asia and Africa and not found in North America), bison have a distinctive look, with their huge heads, woolly fur coats and shoulder humps. It is not always easy to find bison meat in the butcher shop, although the situation is improving.

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Aunt Sue's Chocolate Meringue Cookies

Aunt Sue's Chocolate Meringue Cookies

 Sue Devor – Gail’s honorary aunt – is an extraordinary baker. During Gail’s childhood, Sue would make her favourite decadent chocolate meringue cookies every Passover. Today, no Passover is complete in Gail’s home without them. These addictive cookies are a little crispy on the outside with a gooey, chewy chocolate centre.

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Pork and Sausage Scramble with Sweet Potato Topping

Pork and Sausage Scramble with Sweet Potato Topping

Scrambles are fun to experiment with. You can substitute ground beef, turkey or chicken. When my daughter Emma made it, she added a drained can of black beans – a healthy improvement. You could add a handful of baby spinach. or toss in mushrooms or zucchini if you have a few in the vegetable drawer. Change the spicing to Indian with curry paste or Thai with Thai red curry paste.

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