Category Archives: Grilling

Mexican-inspired grilled corn salad

A fun way to enjoy a favourite summer vegetable! I love corn on the cob and it is one of the aspects of mid-summer that I most eagerly anticipate every year. Lately I’ve been trying to play around with different … Continue reading

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Grilled asparagus with mustard sauce and toasted panko

Sauce and topping an easy way to dress up vegetables! Every year it seems I feel compelled to come up with yet another grilled asparagus recipe. Some of my favourite creations feature asparagus with za’atar and creamy harissa sauce or … Continue reading

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Grilled Mexican-Style Corn (Elotes Mexicanos)

The best way to enjoy farm-fresh corn! I’m prepared to take some heat for this admission. Many of you will be shocked to learn that I had never tasted the marvelous street food that is Mexican grilled corn on the … Continue reading

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Grilled Portobellos stuffed with quinoa, pesto and grilled vegetables

If you’d asked my husband a few years ago what his least-favourite vegetable was, he would probably have said zucchini. Thanks to a lot of experimentation, he’s changed his tune, a fact he expressed when tasting this delightful stuffed mushroom … Continue reading

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Garlicky Grilled Artichokes

I have to admit I was a little surprised to find artichokes this week in my Farmers’ Feast basket from the Ottawa Farmers’ Market – for some reason, I thought they only grew in warmer climates than ours. While I … Continue reading

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Grilled flatbreads with grilled eggplant, cream cheese and purslane

I am often asked what my process is for creating a new recipe and I wish I could tell you it’s very linear and logical, but usually it’s exactly the opposite. I’ll spy a beautiful ingredient I’ve been longing to … Continue reading

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Grilled Corn, Tomatillo and Red Pepper Salsa

I am a big fan of grilled corn on the cob. Somehow the smokiness imparted by grilling seems to accentuate the corn’s natural sweetness. It’s also a great way to enjoy corn on a hot summer’s day without heating up … Continue reading

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