Beef and Root Vegetable Stew

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Nothing is more satisfying on a cold winter eve than a crackling fireplace and a proper bowl of stew. This version takes advantage of the remaining root vegetable harvest we enjoyed this fall. Note: Radishes cook up similar to turnips… Continue Reading

Butter Braised Sugar Shack Carrots

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I love a simple but well prepared side dish. Especially when they can be made ahead and the carrots have been harvested from your own garden. A few kinky carrots too! These carrots epitomize fall in Canada – Heirloom carrots, maple syrup,… Continue Reading

Pork Ragu with Hand Cut Papardelle and Minted Ricotta

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Serve this meaty ragu over polenta for a tasty gluten-free option, spaghetti or whatever pasta you have on hand. I happened to be rolling fresh pasta that day so home cut pappardelle was our pasta of choice! Recipe at the… Continue Reading

Healthy Hump Day: Hearty Chicken Soup

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This is the kind of soup that warms your soul on a cold day. A big bowl of this is hearty enough for lunch and can definitely keep you going until dinner time. Hearty Chicken Soup 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 large… Continue Reading

Healthy Hump Day: Kaffir Lime Leaf Carrot and Sweet Potato Soup

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My mom has this gorgeous Kaffir Lime tree. Not sure how she has manages to keep a tropical tree alive for so many years in our Canadian zone 4 climate but the tree seems to be doing just fine and has even… Continue Reading