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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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Perfect Purple Potato Salad

Ever since I figured out a better way to make potato salad, I’ve enjoyed its flavour a lot more. Cooking the potatoes in salted water is an important first step; dousing them in vinegar as soon as your drain them … Continue reading

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Pickled Kohlrabi with garlic, ginger and celery leaves

Last month, I participated in a delicious and inspiring culinary project, thanks to the wonderful people at the Ottawa Farmers’ Market. They have once again dropped off a basket brimming with fresh-from-the-garden goodness for this month’s Farmers’ Feast Challenge. Its … Continue reading

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Soft Ballpark-Style Pretzels

The easiest way to get your kids interested in food is to get them involved in the kitchen. Working together to prepare a family favourite or test out a new recipe provides a great learning opportunities – cooking is all … Continue reading

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Old Fashioned Macaroni and Cheese

I consider myself to have been a pretty fortunate kid as I grew up eating almost exclusively delicious, homemade food cooked from scratch. I didn’t really discover Kraft Dinner – that ‘love it or hate it’ packaged pasta and sauce … Continue reading

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