Tag Archives: beets

Making the most of fall and winter vegetables

Great ways to enjoy fresh flavours all year round! I don’t know about you, but in the summer I seem to live off salads. I crave them for their fresh, bright flavours and the satisfying crunch that comes from eating … Continue reading

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Crispy halibut, roasted beets & brown butter lemon sauce

A fabulously tasty meal that’s ready in just 30 minutes! I love preparing and eating fish and am always thinking about new ways to serve it. A bounty of gorgeous, organic multi-coloured beets and carrots from Bryson Farms was the … Continue reading

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Gorgeous raw root vegetable carpaccio

An attractive and delicious plate full of goodness! While I absolutely adore thinly sliced beef or salmon carpaccio – the appetizer so popular in many Italian restaurants and homes – I have long wondered what an all-vegetable version would taste … 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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Grilled Lamb Chops with Braised Beet and Cabbage Salad

It’s funny how some dishes can pop into your head, even when they are completely out of season. I mention this because when I spied tender young beets from The Beet Box and a perky head of Napa cabbage from … Continue reading

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Farmers’ Feast Challenge July 2015 – On Affordability and Appreciation

I’ve been pondering about back-to-basics eating lately and feeling sad for those people who simply cannot afford to eat local, seasonal produce. I’m not just talking about people in remote communities although the price of fresh food in Canada’s Arctic … Continue reading

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Beet and Rhubarb Salad

Beet salads became rather ubiquitous on restaurant menus a few years ago, and there’s a good reason why: beets are delicious, nutritious, inexpensive and very pretty on the plate. I’m also a big fan of rhubarb, another bright-coloured vegetable (often … Continue reading

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