Tag Archives: pickled

Sweet and Spicy Pickled Pears

I love topping a bowl of greens with fruit all year round. Having jars of pickled fruit in the fridge makes it even easier – add some chopped nuts and you’ve got a salad packed with colour, flavour and texture. … 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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Pucker up: 2015 is looking deliciously sour!

When you hear the word sour, what do you think of? Does it conjure up negative associations or are you like me and a lover of all things sour tasting? Growing up, I liked to say that pickles were one … Continue reading

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Chili-Dilly Pickled Beans

When I spotted these gorgeous purple beans at the Ottawa Farmers’ Market, I was tempted to buy a whole bushel. I adore beans and their vibrant colour made them extra alluring. My enthusiasm was tempered when the vendor explained that … 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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Quick Pickled Vegetables

Who knew you could make pickles that are ready to eat in as little as two hours? My husband and I, not to mention our adorable three year old great-nephew, share a huge fondness for all things pickled so this … Continue reading

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Pickled Apple Slices

It’s no wonder so many good restaurants are making and serving pickles, preserves and chutneys these days – they brighten up the flavour of just about any dish and often add a nice pop of colour and texture on the … Continue reading

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