Tag Archives: potatoes

Yellow Bean, Red Potato and Cherry Tomato Salad with Bacon

I adore yellow beans. As a kid, they were one of the vegetables I always wanted to pick in our large garden and I could eat them every day. I was convinced their flavour was vastly superior to green beans. … Continue reading

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Grilled Lamb Chops with Braised Beet and Cabbage Salad

It’s funny how some dishes can pop into your head, even when they are completely out of season. I mention this because when I spied tender young beets from The Beet Box and a perky head of Napa cabbage from … Continue reading

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The Best Grilled Vegetable Salad Ever

I am usually reluctant to call any recipe of mine ‘the best ever’ but after my husband raved incessantly upon tasting this creation, I’ve decided the tagline is deserved, this time. This dish was inspired by the sight of many … Continue reading

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Contemporary Corn Chowder

I grew up eating corn chowder and while I always liked it, I never loved it. The other day I was thinking about ways to improve the standard, basic, somewhat pedestrian corn chowder recipe. In summertime, I’d most certainly grill … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Breakfast for the Famished Father

I am thrilled to offer, for your enjoyment, a guest post from my charming, patient and supportive husband, who is the best recipe taste-tester in the world and an excellent cook in his own right.  While I was out of … Continue reading

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Fat-free Microwave Potato Chips

I don’t watch much television – I’d rather be cooking, reading or spending time outdoors. Once in a while I do succumb, however. A couple of months ago, I was flipping through the channels looking for something worth watching and … Continue reading

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Roasted new potatoes with grilled scape pesto and peas

I was Out Of My Mind Excited when the Ottawa Farmers’ Market asked me if I’d like to participate in their Farmers Feast challenge. It’s kind of like those black box competitions featured on some cooking shows, except without the … Continue reading

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