Category Archives: Food

What’s for Dinner?

What’s for Dinner? I hear this often, asked by my husband, my eldest son, I even pose myself the question and recall interrogating my mother on the subject when I was a kid. My Uncle André has the tendancy to … Continue reading

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Gâteau au Yaourt

The French are famous for their delicious and delicate pastries, savory deserts, and to-die-for chocolate mousse. Though, often overlooked is this family-friendly, fun and easy cake, perfect for children’s goûter (snack-time)! The fun behind baking a gâteau au yaourt (yogurt … Continue reading

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Clarity for Uncertain Weather

Perfect for those spring days that don’t quite feel like spring at all, but more like we’ve gone back a step to winter (like we’re having today!), treat yourself to a Quick, Simple, Certain Mixed Fruit Crisp Ingredients: An assortment … Continue reading

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Butterflies & Flowers for Easter

I’ve taken a few days off from blogging, doing other things for a change – decorating the house, reading, and trying out new recipes. My eldest son has been asking me for chocolate cupcakes for over a week. I decided … Continue reading

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A New Something Old

The boys have been a handful this AM acting rambunctious. The usual, bike rides and running/ jumping/ collecting bugs in the front yard don’t appeal to them like they usually do. Maybe it’s because we feel stuck at home having … Continue reading

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Soup & Sandwich Suppers

I made this the other day and it was yummy yummy; the whole family enjoyed it! It is quick to do too. A few people have asked me for the recipe. Maybe I’ll start a new category at XandraExpressions… Accompanying … Continue reading

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The Secret Ingredient

“When I walk into my kitchen today, I’m not alone. Whether we know it or not, none of us is. We bring fathers and mothers and kitchen tables, and every meal we have ever eaten. Food is never just food. … Continue reading

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