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The Honeysuckle Cocktail
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The Honeysuckle Cocktail
The Honeysuckle cocktail is a simple three ingredient cocktail that anyone can make. It consists of Rum, honey and lemon juice. It was also a great way for me to show off my vintage party girl forks that were gifted to me by a friend who is aware of my vintage bar-ware obsession. These were [R...
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Instant Pot/Slow Cooker Chicken & Wild Rice Soup – No Cream/Milk
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My new Slow Cooker Chicken & Wild Rice Soup was a nice change of pace from the usual cream of chicken and wild rice soup. Sometimes, believe it or not, you don’t want a heavy cream based soup. This is definitely a lighter version that has no dairy whatsoever, not even butter to fry up t...
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Slow Cooker Texas Pulled Pork
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This Slow Cooker Texas Pulled Pork was the hit meal of our week! We made it on Sunday, then proceeded to eat the leftovers for three days afterwards! The kids LOVED this meal. Enough that they took pulled pork sandwiches for lunch at school- even my daughter that generally loves plain food. She i...
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The Mickie Walker Cocktail
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Are you a Scotch fan but want to find a way to use up that low end scotch that was gifted to you? You’ve come to the right place. The Mickie Walker is a nice and easy scotch based cocktail that makes good use of lesser quality scotches by turning them into a tasty cocktail! […] The po...
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The Oppenheim Cocktail
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The Oppenheim Cocktail is one of those classic vintage drinks that continues to impress. With a simple list of ingredients (bourbon, grenadine and vermouth) it’s an easy and simple cocktail with a great taste for those times when complexity isn’t something you are interested in. The O...
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Overnight Sausage & Croissant Breakfast Casserole
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I can’t believe that it’s already the season for holiday breakfast casseroles! I made this Overnight Sausage & Croissant Breakfast Casserole for Canadian Thanksgiving, which was really early in October this year due to how the dates fell. While I will always love an amazing sweet ...
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Perogy Kielbasa Skillet
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My new Perogy Kielbasa Skillet is probably my family’s favourite recipe of the year, I kid you not. This recipe came about after seeing a crockpot recipe that used perogies and kielbasa – but also had tons of bad reviews saying that it went to mush. I wasn’t about to waste ingre...
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Last Month On The Magpie Farm: Winter Prep and New Chicks!
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Whoops! It’s been a few weeks and have I been busy! Where do I start? Well, since I cannot pay my bills by raising farm animals and loving them unconditionally, I must have a full-time job. So I recently got a great job that I love, about a 45 minute drive one way from home. […] The p...
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The Macallan Double Cask 12 Years Old
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Now that fall has offically arrived and Scotch season is upon us it seems like the perfect moment to express my budding love for Scotch,  Part of the reason I find scotch so fascinating is the variety of different taste compositions that each scotch offers. Recently, I was offered an opportunity ...
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Crockpot/Instant Pot Cream of Chicken & Wild Rice Soup (Panera Copycat)
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This Cream of Chicken & Wild Rice Soup is a Panera Copycat recipe! Haven’t tried Panera yet? Well, you don’t need to after you cook up this soup! There are no pre-packed rice mixes in my version, it’s all fresh, simple and seriously delicious – and my version is gluten...
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