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Checking out the local cafe

We took advantage of the recent long weekend to spend a few days in the Kawartha region of Ontario. The village of Lakefield was our principle destination – and the highlight of our weekend a visit with our friend Jennifer MacKenzie. Jen and her husband, Chef Jay Nutt, own Nuttshell Next Door, a cafe in […]

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First Ontario asparagus of the season!

I’m a happy camper this morning – in spite of the cold temperatures, blowing winds and driving rain we’re experiencing in southern Ontario today. The reason? I picked up my first batch of Ontario asparagus of the season today at one of my favourite local food haunts, Fraberts Fresh Food in Fergus.

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