Tag Archives: chives

Chive cornbread waffles

Spice up chili night with this family-friendly side dish I grew up eating – and loving – cornbread so it was a little disappointing to discover a while back that my husband and kids didn’t really enjoy it. It took … Continue reading

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Sweet and Sour Cucumber ‘noodle’ Salad

If you haven’t heard of spiralizing, be forewarned: I am most definitely on the bandwagon. It’s not a new exercise trend, nor is it a way to turn straight hair into luscious Disney princess locks. Spiralizing is the process of … Continue reading

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Asparagus with Lemon-Herb Sauce

I grew up eating carefully-steamed asparagus served with a knob of butter and splash of vinegar or fresh lemon juice. While I’ll always enjoy it that way, it doesn’t make for a very elegant presentation. I recently made Sauce Gribiche … Continue reading

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Pecan-crusted cod with lemon-chive sauce

I love cooking and eating cod because it’s such a versatile, mild-flavoured fish, not to mention being crammed with all sorts of nutritional goodness. I grew up eating it coated in cracker crumbs and panfried; while I still enjoy fish … Continue reading

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Chèvre and chive stuffed tomatoes with crispy Prosciutto

The flavour of these yummy little bites is reminiscent of a BLT minus the bread (and therefore carb and gluten free!). Creamy goat cheese, bright tasting chives and smoky shards are prosciutto are the perfect filling for fresh tomatoes. This … Continue reading

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Clean out the fridge frittata

Now that spring is here, I have this urge to clean, making the house beautiful inside so I can throw the windows open and let in the sun-warmed breezes. My fridge seemed like a good place to start. I’ve been … Continue reading

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Scalloped Potatoes with cream cheese and chives

I have always wanted to love scalloped potatoes. Growing up, the ones I tasted – my mom’s, my aunts’ and others – were good, but not spectacular. Sometimes the onions didn’t seem to be cooked enough, sometimes the sauce was … Continue reading

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