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Purple Cabbage and Apple Salad

As soon as I saw the gorgeous purple cabbage from Bergeron Gardens in my August Farmers’ Feast basket from the Ottawa Farmers’ Market, I knew exactly what I was going to do with it. This beautiful salad is quick to prepare … Continue reading

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Red Currant Cosmopolitan

I am a little surprised by the number of cocktails I have developed for this blog. I’m not a big cocktail drinker but somehow I cannot help myself – the minute I start thinking about different ways to work with … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Coleslaw

Crisp, refreshing salads are a staple of my summertime menus. Coleslaw is a particular favourite, especially when made with a vinaigrette rather than a temperature-sensitive mayonnaise based dressing. I’ve long been a fan of a simple lemon-garlic-olive oil-oregano combination but … Continue reading

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Barley Salad with Apricots and Citrus Vinaigrette

I have to admit I’m having a bit of a love affair with barley this year. I’ve used it in soups for ages but it wasn’t until a recent barley seminar got me excited about barley again that I was … Continue reading

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Smoked Watermelon Margarita

Party planners will tell you a surefire way to get an event started in style is to offer guests a signature cocktail as they arrive. When planning my next party, I started thinking about what tastes and smells are most … Continue reading

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