Author Archives: kate magee

About kate magee

I am a lifelong foodie who lives in Toronto and spends much too much of my time thinking, preparing, eating and writing about food...

Memories of… Argentina

I could have opened with “Don’t Cry For Me…” but that just seemed melodramatic…. I have been absent for the last few weeks due to a recent work trip to Argentina.  I was working with a group of amazing women entrepreneurs … Continue reading

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Kitchen Dreamin’ : Fellow Foodie Input Invited

So it has been just over a year since I posted on my dream kitchen.  And when I wrote that post, I never imagined that I would now be in the position of actually being able to bring that dream … Continue reading

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Falling for salad: Beet, Fennel & Orange

I love September  – the crisp clean air in the mornings, the cool nights, and ultimately the seasonal permission to start cooking with fall ingredients.   Don’t get me wrong: I also enjoy the summer but I am more of … Continue reading

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Processing…Not Just Tomato Sauce

Rather than share a photo of the end result (27 jars of tomato sauce) or the starting place (one bushel of ripe Ontario roma tomatoes), I chose to share a photo of the mid-way point of my 10 hour tomato sauce … Continue reading

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Taking (lobster & duck) stock…

Although the new year starts on January 1st, it always feels like Labour Day is truly the beginning of the year.  I still get excited about the idea of fall: buying binders, pens & paper, and thinking about the sweaters … Continue reading

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Chicken Noodle Soup with an Asian twist

When the evening is rainy and you don’t feel like venturing out to the store for dinner fixings, there is nothing like big bowl of soup to get you through the night.   Especially when it is easy and quick to … Continue reading

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Making up for lost (summer) time: Gazpacho

Oh my!   We are now less than two weeks away from Labour Day.  Summer is flying by and already the mornings here in Toronto are getting cooler…I saw my first leaf drop yesterday when I was out walking the pup. With … Continue reading

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