August 13, 2018

Ingredients

  • 4 cups halved sugar snap peas

  • 1 cup diced English cucumber

  • 1/2 of a red onion (sliced thin)

  • 2 tbsp. chopped fresh dill 

  • 2 tbsp. chopped fresh mint 

  • salt/pepper to taste

Balsamic Vinaigrette

  • 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar

  • 1 1/2...

August 13, 2018

Ingredients

4 hot dogs or sausages

1/4 cup mayonaise

1 TBSP Sriracha or other hot pepper sauce

1/2 tsp sugar

4 hot dog buns, split

1/4 cucumber, thinly sliced

1 large carrot, shredded

1/4 cup fresh mint leaves

Method

- Cook or bbq the hot dogs or sausage

- In a small bow, stir to...

August 10, 2018

(a little note - this recipe is specific to refrigerator pickles, not preserves that keep for a super long time)

Ingredients

  • 3 1/2 cups water

  • 1 1/4 cups white vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon sugar

  • 1 tablespoon sea salt

  • 4 cups cucumber spears

  • 2 cloves ga...

August 10, 2018

Ingredients

  • 4 large cucumbers, sliced

  • 1 onion, thinly sliced

  • 1 tablespoon dried dill weed

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 1/2 cup white vinegar

  • 1/2 cup water

  • 1 teaspoon salt (optional)

Directions

In a large serving bowl, combine cucumbers, onions an...

July 23, 2018

Ingredients

1 lb strawberries

1 cucumber

1/2 tsp ground cardamon

pinch salt

3 tsp sugar, divided

1/2 cup plain yogurt

1 tsp fresh lemon juice

1/4 cup roasted pistachios, pecans or almonds

pinch cayenne pepper

Preparation

Toss strawberries, cucumbers, cardamom, a pinch salt and 1...

July 26, 2016

This week Daniel and Mandy take a turn - this delicious and quick cucumber dill salad is perfect for summer!  Creamy, zingy, and super refreshing : )

INGREDIENTS

  • 4 large cucumbers, peeled and thinly sliced

  • 1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced

  • 1/2 cup pla...

October 13, 2014

 

You've probably realized by this point that we love Thai food. We find the combination of hot chillies, fish sauce, and peanuts just perfect, but for those who prefer a little less spice, this milder (and very simple) recipe provides lots of great Thai flavour too.

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September 3, 2014

 

Looking for a new way of serving potato salad? This version, with homemade tzatziki in place of mayonnaise, is a fabulous, healthy alternative. We love this for a picnic or a summer BBQ.

 

Ingredients:

  • 4 pounds potatoes 

  • 1 3/4 cups plain Greek yogurt 

  • ...

August 18, 2014

Though obviously of foreign origin, Vietmanese-style rice noodle salad has really become a comfort food in our house. In the middle of winter, we often make it once or twice with "summer vegetables" imported from California, just to try to get a taste of summer. Someh...

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