Category Archives: Vegetables

Baked butternut squash rounds   

An easy way to cook a tasty, nutritious vegetable! I adore squash and have often wondered why more people don’t cook it. I recently started asking and the most common answer I received was that it’s too finicky to peel. … Continue reading

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French onion soup root vegetable gratin

Humble vegetables get all dressed up! Confession time: I’ve never been a big fan of rutabagas (the proper name for yellow-fleshed turnips). I love the little white turnips but haven’t found too many ways to use rutabagas…until now. Working with … Continue reading

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Squash, cranberry and feta tarts

Freeform pastry makes for a delicious savoury treat! These rustic tarts steal the show every time I serve them. The pastry is really easy to work with and as long as your roasted vegetables are cool when you assemble the … Continue reading

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Roasted carrots with savoury granola and pickled onions

Dressed-up carrots with a ton of style and flavour! I have always adored carrots. In the beginning, I think my infatuation was Bugs Bunny’s fault – if eating carrots could make a cartoon rabbit so hilarious, surely they could have … Continue reading

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Make-ahead potato and pancetta puffs

Fancy ‘tater tots’ the whole family will love! These little beauties were inspired two things: 1) my love of pierogis and 2) a big batch of leftover mashed potatoes. While their taste is evocative of pieriogi filling, they are a … Continue reading

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Grilled cauliflower on a can with sweet and spicy BBQ sauce  

A vegan-friendly dish that everyone will love! I’ve long been a fan of ‘chicken on a beer can’ but think perhaps I adore this vegan version even more! It’s easy to prepare and can serve as a delicious main course … Continue reading

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Warm cabbage salad with bacon and apples

The Ropot makes this flavourful twist on coleslaw a snap to prepare! I’ve been having a lot of fun lately playing around with a new kitchen appliance. Created by the same Ottawa-based key team members that garnered worldwide fame with … Continue reading

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