Tag Archives: pickles

Preserving summer’s bounty

Top tips for capturing the freshest flavours! Just because the days are getting shorter and the nights are getting cooler, it doesn’t mean that the bright, fresh flavours of summer are gone for good. There are still many weeks of … Continue reading

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Three cheers for quick pickles!

Fast, flavourful small-batch preserves made in minutes! When I was growing up, my mom had eight hungry people to feed every day, not to mention the frequent guests welcomed into our home. One of her secret weapons was our huge … Continue reading

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Quick pickled kumquats

Spice up your salads, sandwiches and charcuterie boards! I’ve frequently joked that I’d happily pickle anything in my kitchen that’s not nailed down. Search “pickles” on my website and you’ll see I’m not really kidding. Quick pickles are just so … Continue reading

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Recipe roundup: all about apples

Some tasty and inventive ways to enjoy a favourite fall fruit! Just like the outstanding peach and tomato crops this year, I think it’s proving to be a stellar year for apples. I’ve purchased numerous varieties at my local farmers’ … Continue reading

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Asparagus recipe roundup

So many ways to enjoy one of spring’s delicious delights! Cooking with the seasons just make sense, don’t you think? I feel fortunate to be able to grow some of my own herbs and vegetables and also to have easy … Continue reading

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Paula Roy’s Favourite Foods – Episode 14 recipes

Next stop on our culinary tour: Central Canada! Have you heard? Paula Roy’s Favourite Foods is back with fresh new episodes this summer, airing multiple times each week on Rogers Television in Ottawa (the first airing each week is on … Continue reading

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Super summer sandwich tips

A portable lunch transformed from simple to sensational! I have a confession to make….I really don’t like sandwiches. I am sure it stems from way too many years of having to pack my lunches for school and work, but often … Continue reading

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