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Cooking in Season

Mango Salsa

This mango salsa is spicy, flavourful, refreshing, and slightly sweet. It makes a delicious accompaniment to tacos, quesadillas, and grilled fish!

May 10, 2011

Cooking in Season

Wild Nettle-kopita

A springtime favourite, Spanakopita made with wild nettles instead of spinach = Nettlekopita. I’m sure the Greeks would …

Apr 18, 2011

Cooking in Season

Homemade Organic Chicken Stock

I have been ill with the never-ending fluish thing for almost two weeks now. A full week of …

Mar 16, 2011

Baking

Cheese Puffs to Die For, courtesy of French Mint

Almost the very best thing about attending a cooking class at French Mint is the warm gougere you …

Feb 25, 2011

Foodgasm!

Japanese Sour Cherry and Green Tea Sorbet

Very early spring is all about Japanese cherry blossoms and fresh new flavours. This early spring weekend marks …

Feb 10, 2011

Cooking in Season

Smothered Pork Chops with Apple

The other night, I made the yummiest and best smothered pork chops with apple for dinner. My two kids …

Jan 25, 2011

Cooking in Season

How to peel and chop a winter squash

As promised many weeks ago, here is a post all about peeling and chopping winter squash. This is …

Nov 30, 2010

Cooking in Season

How to Freeze Corn on the Cob (off the cob)

Yesterday, I took a small time out of mothering and schoolwork to judge a pie contest. Yeah, it was …

Sep 27, 2010

Cooking in Season

Chicken Dinner in a Clay Roaster

Clay roasters make the most awesome and fool-proof roast chicken dinner ever: moist meat, crispy breast skin, flavourful vegetables, stand-out gravy. It’s one-pot, minimal fuss, but looks like you’ve been slaving all day. 

Sep 12, 2010

Baking

Moist and Fluffy Kefir Pancakes

  This rainy Labour Day morning most definitely called for pancakes. Notice I am not admitting that it …

Sep 6, 2010

My Life in Food

Dinner Blues and some tasty Crispy Broiled Chicken

Tonight is a good example of how things don’t always go smoothly in Chef Heidi’s kitchen. It was …

Sep 2, 2010

Cooking in Season

Frozen Peaches to Die For

Picture the flavour of sweet ripe fresh succulent peaches in the dead of winter.  On pancakes, in yogurt, …

Aug 30, 2010
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