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

Amped-Up Fall Garden Minestrone

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Fall is here! Time again for comforting stews and heartwarming soups and pastas! Gone are the long days of summer, bikinis and flip flops…single tear. All that’s left in the veggie garden is some unruly swiss chard, kale, a zuke… Continue Reading