September 30, 2014

 

Wondering what to do with radishes? These are great in salads, dips, and served alongside meat (think of the horseradish served with roast beef), but our favourite way to use radishes is to give egg salad sandwiches a little kick. We also like to serve sliced radis...

September 30, 2014

Are you a margherita fan (the pizza, that is)? We love margherita pizza, but on evenings when we're not feeling up to making pizza crust, we are equally happy to chow down on this tasty pasta dish. This is quick and easy to make, and combines lots of our favourite summ...

September 30, 2014

 

Love the taste of take-out food, but wish it could be healthier? This recipe is a great option for those of you who like Asian-style stir fries - the recipe is low in fat, and the bok choi adds vitamins, as well as a tasty flavour note.

 

Serves 4 as a main course

 

Ingre...

September 22, 2014

 

You may not have gotten a papaya in your CSA basket, but believe it or not, you may have the next best thing if you are a fan of spicy food. Green Papaya Salad is a staple of Thai cuisine, and while it's tough to find green papayas in most parts of Canada, both tur...

September 22, 2014

 

Wondering what to do with all your fresh herbs? Whether you're getting them from the supermarket or from a farmer, fresh herbs can often be a hassel. How to use a full bunch of rosemary, or marjoram?

 

The good news is it's easy to preserve fresh herbs and keep t...

September 22, 2014

For both foodies and environmentalists alike, this recipe is a winner. Not only is it tasty and unique, but all parts of a carrot are incorporated into the recipe, enabling you to eat every last tasty little bit. Skeptical about the taste of carrot tops? Give this rec...

September 16, 2014

Looking for something different to try with your green beans? This technique is simple and delicious, and provides a nice alternative to steamed/boiled beans.

 

Serves 4

 

Ingredients:

 

  • 3/4 pounds fresh green beans

  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • 1 clove garl...

September 16, 2014

Love chowder? You are not alone. Seafood chowder is a major staple of Newfoundland cuisine, but corn chowder is more common in the southern United States. While we'd happily take the seafood version any day, corn chowder is really lovely too.

 

Serves 6

 

Ingredients:

 

  • ...

September 16, 2014

Love raspberries? Have you tried raspberry pie? This pie is one of our favourites, but raspberries are so expensive! This pie is the answer: the plums bulk up the pie and create a perfect marriage for the raspberries, just like strawberries and rhubarb. This pie is su...

September 9, 2014

You've probably heard Sylvester exclaim, "Sufferin' Succotash!", but did you know that succotash is a food? Despite the fact that succotash gained popularity during the Great Depression, when Americans could afford few vegetables, this dish remains a tasty treat and a...

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