Category Archives: appetizer

Tuna crudo with truffle oil and popped wild rice

A super easy yet fabulously impressive appetizer! Don’t you think ‘crudo’ sounds so much more fancy than ‘raw’? However you say it, thinly sliced tuna that’s dressed up with just a few accents is ridiculously delicious. It’s one of the … Continue reading

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Crispy mozzarella melts

Whip up a tasty snack in your waffle maker! When my kids were little, I enjoyed coming up with new recipes to entice them to join me in the kitchen. I wish I’d thought of these tasty treats way back … Continue reading

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Potato pancake poutine

A delicious twist on a Canadian classic! As you might imagine, my taste testers are pretty happy with their roles in the Constantly Cooking kitchen. They are generous with their time and their suggestions, not all of which I choose … Continue reading

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A mostly make-ahead fancy vegetarian feast

Perfect for date night…or any night! Move over, meat and potatoes. When it comes to making a special dinner at home, why not try a new approach to menu planning? Vegetarian meals by their very nature are colourful and appealing; … Continue reading

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Mushroom and walnut ‘caviar’ on herbed crostini

An easy, elegant vegetarian appetizer! So many elegant hors d’oeuvres seem to involve meat or seafood that I decided it was time to come up with a vegetarian treat. I recall my mother eating mushrooms on toast which just looked … Continue reading

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Fast and flavourful enchilada dip

Five minutes to make a party-perfect yet nutritious dish! I love this dip because it takes just minutes to assemble and can even be prepared up to 48 hours ahead of time before baking. More importantly, it’s packed with flavour … Continue reading

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Crispy baked zucchini sticks      

No deep fryer needed for this delicious vegetable treat! Crispy zucchini sticks and dip are a big favourite in my house but I wanted to see if I could lighten up this pub-style treat. This fat-free, oven-baked version is full … Continue reading

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