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 With impending fear of frost I have harvested my garden basil to create jars of pesto for winter recipes! #bottleupsummer #homesteading #eatlocal #herbheaven  Working on a mushroom bisque featuring locally foraged wild morels (Art Shupe) and black truffle oil. A special request by the groom of this weekend's wedding! #thunderbaywedding #lovesoup #eatlocal #tbaycatering  Fresh picked after the rain to beautify an otherwise plain veggie platter #tbaycatering #thunderbaywedding #vegetableart  Enjoying my new food wrap by @3huggers during our family picnic at Lake Superior! #environmentalistme #sandwichesarebeautiful #northernontario  First catch of our #Quetico camping trip was a giant bass! Here she be, with Tara's refried rice and some sweet chilli @3huggers #campfood #deliciousfishes #northernontario #northwestontario #instafish #thunderbay #friendsofqueticopark #queticopark #camplife #instacamping
 A fabulous way to use @debruinsgreenhouses tomatoes and basil- a light egg white omelette with feta and mushrooms. Perfect on a toasted bagel, or pita or anything really! #eatlocal #vegetariancooking #mylunchtoday  Getting ready for a wedding tomorrow by making a slew of small cupcakes and candied orange peel. Completed dessert photos to come! #thunderbaywedding #tbaycatering #cupcakes  This pyramid of freshly picked cucumbers will become part of a big delicious Greek salad in this weekend's wedding! #eatlocalgrown #tbaycatering #harvestseason  Oh the many ways to prepare fresh walleye. This time crisp fillets with lime and fresh salsa on tortilla rounds #campcooking #deliciousfishes #appetizers  My nasturtiums are in full bloom! So this weekend's wedding salad featured these beauties tossed with mixed greens and berries, with white balsamic vinaigrette and candied sunflower seeds #tbaycatering #tbayweddings #saladflowers #edibleflowers
 Served one of my favourite apps at yesterday's wedding out at beautiful Gammondale Farm! DeBruins grape tomatoes and basil skewered with Thunder Oaks Gouda with my balsamic reduction #eatlocal @gammondalefarm #thunderbaywedding #perfectbite #tbaycatering #appetizers #farmwedding #catering #slateriver #tbay #debruinsgreenhouse  One of my favourite comfort meals, with local flair! Perogies from the Polish Hall with Sandy Acres Farms chorizo and my garden veggies #eatlocal #thunderbaycountrymarket #polishfood  With the cooler evenings we've been having I have a hankering for stew again. Served with chunks of Both Hands Bread. #yummmm #eatlocal #falliscoming  Dug into this delicious breakfast this morning of fresh picked wild blueberries, Greek yogurt and homemade granola. Thanks @3huggers for letting us into your blueberry stash! #campfood #friendsofqueticopark #wildblueberrylove #glutenfree #breakfastofchamps  Appetizer party lunch to celebrate the Grads of Thunder Bay's Innovation Centre Co-starter program! #tbaycatering #appy #berriesandsalad #zucchiniandchocolate @nwoinnovationcentre
 About to start a (very) large batch of tiramisu for tomorrow's wedding! #dessertlover #thunderbayweddings #tbaycatering #IwilldrinksomeBaileys  Cocktail hour at a beautiful backyard wedding yesterday with fresh garden veggies, cheese board and my minted strawberry salsa with spiced tortilla crisps #tbaycatering #thunderbaywedding #gardenvegetables  Wild blueberries in all of their messy glory! #cleaningtime #northernontario #picklocal  Second day of camping and this time I blackened it and threw in some fresh guac and salsa - fish taco time! @3huggers #campfood #instafish #friendsofqueticopark #deliciousfishes #tbaycatering  For Dan and Diana- a simple wedding cake of all natural red velvet (the beet one!) with cream cheese frosting and her mom's fresh flowers. #idosimplecakesonly #tbaycatering #tbayweddings #campwedding

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