Category Archives: pickles

All about apples

So many delicious possibilities for this versatile fruit! I’ve loved cooking with apples since I was a young child. Helping my mom make applesauce, dozens of pies, apple jelly and loads of loaves didn’t seem like a chore because I … Continue reading

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Quick pickled avocado slices

Easy preserving method yields a very tasty treat! I adore pickles and find they are the easiest way to add a punch of colour and flavour to any meal. The great news about pickling is it doesn’t have to be … Continue reading

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Quick pickled fennel with orange and star anise

An easy way to add a pop of flavour to any plate! Lately, I’ve been eagerly peeking into my garden a few times a day, looking for tender young shoots that hold the promise of fresh spring vegetables to come. … Continue reading

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Quick Pickled Turnips, Lebanese-style

A terrific taste sensation from the Middle East Anyone who knows me well knows that I have always considered pickles to be a food group, which is why there are quite a few pickle recipes on this blog. I love … Continue reading

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Marinated Goat Cheese with Pickled Blueberries

Heaven help me….I have a new addiction, and it’s this dish. It started out innocently enough. I looked around for something new to pickle, and spied a big basket of fresh blueberries on the kitchen counter. As an aside, in … Continue reading

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Sweet and Spicy Pickled Pears

I love topping a bowl of greens with fruit all year round. Having jars of pickled fruit in the fridge makes it even easier – add some chopped nuts and you’ve got a salad packed with colour, flavour and texture. … Continue reading

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Quick Pickled Grilled Corn

Sweet farm-fresh corn has to be one of the quintessential tastes of summer. I try to eat as much of it as I can when it’s in season and am always a little sad when I cannot get my hands … Continue reading

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