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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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Quick Pickled Scapes

While I am not a huge fan of the taste of raw scapes (the curly green tops of garlic plants), I love them once they’re cooked a bit or, better yet, pickled in a pungent brine. Quick pickles are fun … Continue reading

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Roasted new potatoes with grilled scape pesto and peas

I was Out Of My Mind Excited when the Ottawa Farmers’ Market asked me if I’d like to participate in their Farmers Feast challenge. It’s kind of like those black box competitions featured on some cooking shows, except without the … Continue reading

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