Tag: Fresh Herbs

Summer Salads

White Bean Salad

An excellent salad. I have put in varying amounts of veggies and herbs, so feel free to play around with the quantities to suit your tastebuds! If you choose to add the optional ingredients, it would become more of a

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Fall Egg Dishes and Brunch

Brunch Baked Eggs

Here’s another do ahead brunch dish for a stress free host, you can be enjoying your  Blood Orange Mimosa while brunch is baking!  I don’t know about you, but around the holidays when entertaining can get crazy, we need all

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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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Dreaming of Spring Chicken

Sure it’s not quite spring but as usual, I was doing freezer inventory and found a few things that should be used up. Now that the tarragon and chives are up…that for sure says spring to me. I used chicken

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Zucchini Crostini

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. The first time I made these was for an event I was catering. Always on the lookout for interesting vegetarian appy’s. I really like this one a lot. It may

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Tomato And Zucchini Fritatta

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. I like to make frittata’s not only for brunch but also for a light summer dinner. One of the great things about summer is tomatoes and zucchini from the garden

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Baking and Sweet Endings

Noel’s Winter Savoury Blue Cheese Biscuits

Noel Richardson and her partner Andrew owned Ravenhill Farm in Saanich on Vancouver Island for a number of years.   I know, it may sound  weird to use blue cheese in a biscuit but these are absolutely divine savory biscuits! Makes 14

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Bucatini alla Chiummenzana

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. What to do with all those cherry tomatoes in the garden! This slightly spicy tomato sauce hails from Capri and it’s terrific.  I found some fresh artichokes**at the Farmer’s Market

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Braised Carrots With Crisp Sage

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. One of the great pleasures of having a herb garden is to walk outside and get a little of what you need. In this excellent recipe for carrots, the sage

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Grilled and Marinated Zucchini

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. So simple but so good & keeps for a few days in the fridge.  Fabulous as part of a antipasti platter or as an accompaniment to barbecued chicken or pork.

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