Recipes Category

“Cream” of Mushroom Soup

This spring isn’t feeling very spring-ish, but I’m still craving fresh green veggies and lighter meals while still wanting to be warm. This calls for soup! One of our favourite spots for soup is the Burnt Tongue, but it was closed on Sunday and I wasn’t wanting to go out in the storm anyway. So, […]

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Refrigerator Pickles

A refrigerator pickle is one of the most simple canning processes and is perfect for small batch pickling. All you need are a few jars, brine, some produce and a few spices. These three easy pickling recipes for cucumbers, string beans and beets are simple, quick and easy! ‘Tis the season for canning!

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What is an Authentic Greek Salad?

Originally posted on Longreads:
At The Awl, Dan Nosowitz writes about the history and singular charms of what’s called the “Greek salad,” and about the slippery nature of authenticity. After the financial agreement Greece recently signed with its creditors, it’s a good time to be reminded of the strength of Greek’s handiwork with greens, veggies and…

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Local Bounty Box: Apple, Radish, Carrot, Beet Slaw

I recently signed up for the Mustard Seed Coop’s Local Bounty Box and I am thrilled to receive a large box filled with amazing, fresh and diverse local produce every other week! It is always a mix of vegetables that helps you get creative in the kitchen.

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Pesto Pasta Salad

With all of this rain, my backyard garden is booming! This includes cucumber, tomatoes, basil and Italian parsley. We thought these ingredients would be perfect for a pesto pasta salad using the fresh gluten free pasta (rice and tapioca flour) from Vinnie’s Fresh Pasta Factory at the Hamilton Farmers’ Market.

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