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Sweet and Spicy Cherry-Chipotle Barbeque Sauce

When I set out to create a new barbeque sauce recipe, my starting point was that it absolutely could not include any ketchup. Ketchup is used as the base of so many sauces and I just find its overly sweet … Continue reading

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Quick Pickled Grilled Corn

Sweet farm-fresh corn has to be one of the quintessential tastes of summer. I try to eat as much of it as I can when it’s in season and am always a little sad when I cannot get my hands … Continue reading

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Quick Pickled Tomatillos

I have to confess I had limited experience with tomatillos before they arrived in this month’s Farmers’ Feast challenge basket from the Ottawa Farmers’ Market. I’d only ever purchased them to make a terrific salsa verde, but I knew their … Continue reading

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Grilled Corn, Tomatillo and Red Pepper Salsa

I am a big fan of grilled corn on the cob. Somehow the smokiness imparted by grilling seems to accentuate the corn’s natural sweetness. It’s also a great way to enjoy corn on a hot summer’s day without heating up … Continue reading

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Quick Pickled Asparagus

In case you haven’t noticed, I am more than a little infatuated with asparagus this year. I don’t know if I still have ‘post-too-cold-too-long-winter’ syndrome or if our local farmers are producing extra-delicious stalks, but I just can’t get enough … Continue reading

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Penne alla vodka

Have I mentioned how much I love pasta? It’s so versatile – there are probably a zillion or more different sauce recipes out there. This tomato and cream based sauce – an improvement over most basic “rosas” – is quick … Continue reading

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