Tag: Food Blog

Spring Salads

A Springtime Salad

We were entertaining visitors from back east and I thought, considering the arrival of so many local goodies in the market, that our guests should be treated to our very own “locavore” dinner. I created this salad (luckily I had

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Baking and Sweet Endings

Rhubarb Walnut Muffins

The Rhubarb is coming on strong! Now’s the time to make lots of rhubarb goodies like these delicious muffins. I love muffins so I often make a double batch to stash in the freezer to make a welcome treat for

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Barbequing and Grilling

Pork Tenderloin With Rhubarb Chutney

This Rhubarb Chutney compliments pork beautifully.  A nice dish to make when the young, sweet rhubarb begins to appear at the markets or in your garden.   I have made this chutney in spring & frozen it.  It tasted great with both  turkey

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Baking and Sweet Endings

Mom’s Rhubarb Custard Pie

Mom made fabulous rhubarb pies.  OK Mom made fabulous pies period! I tweaked her recipe a bit by adding some grated orange peel and I think it really adds something special to her original. Pie crust for a 9″ 2

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Fall Vegetables and Sides

Scalloped Potatoes With Roasted Garlic And Herbs

Crusty, creamy layered potatoes scented with roasted garlic and fresh herbs. Simple flavours but totally addictive! We even like the leftovers with eggs for breakfast! Makes 6 Servings 6 Yukon Gold potatoes (approx. 2 – 2 ½ lbs.) 1 small

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Baking and Sweet Endings

Rhubarb Parfaits With Gingersnap Crumble

An utterly delicious layering of flavours….love it! Adjust the sugar to your taste and the tartness of the rhubarb. Makes 4 Servings 3 cups chopped fresh rhubarb 1/3 cup granulated sugar + 2 Tbsp. 3 Tbsp. unsalted butter ¾ cup

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Baking and Sweet Endings

Hot Crossed Biscuits

Great for Easter or any other time you get a craving! I normally make Hot Crossed Buns but when I don’t I make these Hot Crossed Biscuits instead… 2 cups unbleached flour 4 tsp. baking powder 1 Tbsp. packed brown

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Fall Pasta

Red, White And Green Lasagne

The colours of the Italian flag! I am always on the look-out for really good vegetarian pasta dishes and think this one is really, really good. Makes 8 Servings 2 Tbsp. EVOO 3 large red bell peppers, chopped 15 oz.

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Fall Mains

Lasagne With Turkey Bolognese Sauce

Who doesn’t love a good lasagne?  The Turkey Bolognese Sauce is rich, aromatic and delicious! 1 batch Turkey Bolognese Sauce** 1 (15 oz.) container whole-milk ricotta cheese 3 cups (packed) coarsely grated whole-milk mozzarella cheese 1 ¼ cups freshly grated

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