Tag Archives: mustard

Grainy maple whisky mustard

An easy to make condiment that’s great for gifting! Gourmet condiments are all the rage these days, including specialty mustards. You can make this mustard with any liquor you like – bourbon or scotch would be great – but to … Continue reading

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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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