Tag Archives: spicy

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 cauliflower on a can with sweet and spicy BBQ sauce  

A vegan-friendly dish that everyone will love! I’ve long been a fan of ‘chicken on a beer can’ but think perhaps I adore this vegan version even more! It’s easy to prepare and can serve as a delicious main course … Continue reading

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Laotian-style Larb bowl

A healthy, flavourful meal that takes just minutes to make! The more I learn about Asian cuisine, the more impressed I am by what a flavour party so many dishes are. This meal is a great case in point. Before … Continue reading

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Lebanese-style roasted chicken and spicy potatoes

A make-at-home version of my favourite takeout meal! Given my passion for cooking, we rarely order takeout food, but once or twice a year I indulge my constant craving for Shawarma. Typically made with meat that’s been roasted on a … Continue reading

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Soba noodle salad with creamy peanut sauce

A quick vegan-friendly meal that makes great leftovers! A few times each week, I try to make a dish that can do double-duty as dinner one night and lunch the next. This is my new favourite “intentional leftovers” meal. It … Continue reading

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Tex-Mex style steak and cheese sandwiches

All the flavours of fajitas – on a bun! My menfolk had requested Philly cheesesteak sandwiches a week or so ago, but I just couldn’t oblige. I didn’t want anything to do with the state of Pennsylvania after the Pittsburgh … Continue reading

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Grilled asparagus with za’atar and creamy harissa sauce

Three cheers for asparagus season! I’m always thinking about new ways to serve vegetables because I find switching things up usually means I can often get my family to eat more of them. We love grilled asparagus and typically I … Continue reading

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