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Marilyn’s Winter Soup

Marilyn’s Winter Soup

Winter Soup 2016, the year of the $9.00 cauliflower? How can one justify turning this nutritious little nugget into soup? The answer of course, because it’s tastes so amazing, hearty, slightly mineral-like and earthy. I have planted cauliflower from seed many times. It is a cool season vegetable, easiest to grow for harvest in the […]

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Transient Cutlery & Rogue Utensils

Transient Cutlery & Rogue Utensils

Transient Cutlery Anyone who has ever worked in a restaurant, bar or hotel can indulge me in my quest for tracking transient cutlery. Seriously, silverware travels in peculiar circles. I have monitored this for many years. It is truly a baffling phenomenon. Rogue utensils magically appear in cutlery bins all across the country. I have […]

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Snow is a Maritime Fact of Life!

Snow is a Maritime Fact of Life!

Snow! A Maritime fact of life … We ‘get snow’ on oodles of knuckle gripping levels. We ‘get’ that it playfully chills us and it gleefully forces us to relinquish even the most detailed and organized plans of a well prepared day. Its mysterious ability to manifest our deepest, secret desire to play the ever […]

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Valentine’s Day in the Hospitality Industry!

Valentine’s Day in the Hospitality Industry!

Valentine’s Day! ‘Twas the week before Valentine’s and all through the house, reservations were thought to have been made, but for sure, no one knows. Unlike any other ‘date of significance’ on the calendar year, the lead up to Valentine’s Day is a period of speculation, anticipation and secrecy. Birthdays of momentous value can evoke […]

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Super Bowl 50! In it for the Food!

Super Bowl 50! In it for the Food!

Let me begin by stating that I am self diagnosed, impious and wavering imbecile when it comes to football. Sure, I’ll watch the half time, if I like the band and I must confess that all national anthems make me a bit teary eyed … But for me, the reason that Super Bowl exists is for the FOOD!

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A Bridal Affair

A Bridal Affair

The most enjoyable wedding? The most beautiful wedding? The most memorable wedding? A ceremony of marriage that touched you in a way that you will carry for all of your days? Stop and think … Then I will tell you my thoughts.

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Two Planks and a Passion

Two Planks and a Passion

On April 11, 2015 Cocoa Pesto was honoured to be part of the fundraising gala prepared by the fantastic theatre group Two Planks and a Passion Theatre. We’re including a tidbit about it here on our website because it was such a fun event to participate in! Our Special Menu for the evening: Buffet  Sesame Crusted […]

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