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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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Kale salad with caper vinaigrette

A make-at-home version of  a perennial favourite at Supply and Demand! When Supply and Demand opened its doors in Ottawa just over five years ago, this was the dish that made me fall in love with kale. I’d never tasted … Continue reading

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Salmon in Puff Pastry with Dill Sauce

An easy, elegant dish for everyday or entertaining Hosting a group of friends or family a whole lot easier when you’ve got a couple of sure-fire recipes up your sleeve. One of my favourites is melt-in-your mouth salmon wrapped in … Continue reading

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Yellow Bean, Red Potato and Cherry Tomato Salad with Bacon

I adore yellow beans. As a kid, they were one of the vegetables I always wanted to pick in our large garden and I could eat them every day. I was convinced their flavour was vastly superior to green beans. … Continue reading

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Carrot, Turnip and Apple Salad with Maple-Miso Dressing

When many people hear the word miso, the first thing that springs to mind is soup. Although miso certainly does make for very delicious soup, it is a versatile product that can be used in so many other ways. Like … Continue reading

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Melon and Bacon Salad

Two weeks of particularly fresh, flavourful food in the Constantly Cooking kitchen are drawing to a close. I had so much fun with the August Farmers’ Feast Challenge, dreaming up great new dishes thanks to a bursting bushel basket of … Continue reading

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Warm Brussels Sprouts Salad with Leek and Red Pepper

I have to confess that I have never been a big fan of Brussels sprouts so I was a little intimidated when I saw a box of them from the Avonmore Berry Farm stall at the Ottawa Farmers’ Market in … Continue reading

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