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How To Make Nanaimo Bars – A Canadian Snack

Out of all the quintessentially Canadian snacks, my favourite by far has always been the Nanaimo Bar. Pronounced Nuh-nye-moe, this is a no-bake dessert bar that I spend a ridiculous amount of money on when my ship hit British Columbia because I wanted to introduce my international friends to the treat. It’s a chocolatey, creamy,…
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The Best International Cookbooks to Help You Travel From Home

There are numerous reasons you may not be able to travel right now. Perhaps you’re still saving up. Perhaps you’ve got young children who would make it difficult or impossible at this time. Perhaps your work won’t let you take the time off. Perhaps there’s a global pandemic and the borders are all closed and…
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Free Online Cooking Classes – Travel Through Food During COVID-19 Isolation

This is the first post I’ve written surrounding the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. To be honest, I didn’t want to write about it. It’s all I get to read about these days. It’s all anyone gets to read about these days. But the fact is, it’s huge. This is changing normal, everyday life all over the…
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Instant Travel – International Recipes for Your Instant Pot

Cooking is one way to bring the world to you. Whether you’re trying out a dish from a country on your wishlist, or reminiscing over food from one of your favourite travels, you can always bring a little piece of the world home to you through your cooking.   But cooking, especially something outside of…
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Dorm Room Cooking Hacks – Save Money, Live Better

Being a college student can be an absolutely amazing experience. But let’s be honest, there are a number of downgrades you inevitably have to put up with. You lose the comfort of home, you often have to share spaces with people you just met, and unless you’re in a residence with cooking facilities available for…
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How to Make Your Own Fruit Snacks

Fruit snacks have been a staple lunchbox snacks for kids all over the world. The gummy candy-like snacks are a fun way to up your fruit intake. But with the return of homemade snacks and concerns over unnecessary additives, fruit snacks are becoming something people are more wary of. Are they really that healthy? You…
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