Category: Fall / Winter

Recipes

Kumquat Marmalade Recipe

Many, many years ago, when I was first learning to make jam and preserves, I saw a basket of kumquats in the produce market near where I lived. Always willing to try a new food, I bought the crazy little fruits; later that day I made marmalade with them…

Feb 18, 2017

Baking

Biscotti with Pistachio, Dark Chocolate, and Red Chili

{Disclaimer: this post has been sponsored by Rancho Vignola. Readers will have a chance to enter a half-price …

Feb 5, 2017

Baking

Quince Slab Pie

A large slab pie bursting with the fragrance of fresh quince.

Nov 22, 2016

Cooking in Season

Mapo Tofu | Best Beef Stirfry | Chinese Cookbook Giveaway

[Disclaimer: I was given a copy of the cookbook Phoenix Claws and Jade Trees by the publisher Clarkson Potter for the …

Sep 9, 2016

Cooking in Season

Chickpea Curry with Cashew Cream and Green Chutney

The weather this month can’t decide between winter and spring. Which works for me, because my palate can’t …

Apr 18, 2016

Cooking in Season

The Brussels Sprouts Recipe-Off

On Canadian Thanksgiving, I was invited to a radio interview with Bruce Williams on CFAX to discuss gravy-making, …

Nov 13, 2015

Cooking in Season

My Famous Chickpea Artichoke Hummous

We all have a basic hummous recipe, but this one stands out. The artichoke hearts add a delicious …

Feb 1, 2015

General

Eggnog French Toast | Two Versions

Regular readers of this blog know that I can’t stand store-bought eggnog, but that I adore the homemade …

Dec 24, 2014

Baking

Best Apple Varieties for Pies

I have never been one to accept printed cooking lore as fact, at least not until I try …

Nov 5, 2014

Cooking in Season

My Top 8 Recipes for Fall

It’s time for another recipe roundup on the blog. I see so many great recipes on here that …

Oct 7, 2014

Cooking in Season

Shepherd’s Pie

Since the day I first tried the amazing mutton sold by Evelyn of Terra Nossa Farms, I have …

Feb 25, 2014

Cooking in Season

Spanish Meatballs | Albondigas

This recipe doesn’t need a preamble. The first time I tried albondigas, in Madrid, I ate a whole …

Feb 11, 2014
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