Apple Cider Mac N Cheese

I’ve been spending the day exploring different gingerbread cookie recipes. Both from my own cultural background, Hungarian, and others. I made the traditional North American version, the Hungarian version and Swedish version. Each have unique techniques and spice variations. And each are delicious for their own reasons. This left...

Butter Chicken Soup

That’s right. Butter. Chicken. Soup. One time when my lady wasn’t feeling well and wanted butter chicken but couldn’t stomach solids, she ordered butter chicken from an Indian restaurant and asked for the sauce only without the chicken and ate it like soup. While it’s an idea that you...

Spicy Tomato Celery Root Potage

During the last growing season locally, there has been widespread drought. That has affected everything from grain and vegetable growing to the ranching industry. Much of the food supply has been affected. Since I eat mostly from locally sourced farms and ranches, I hear directly from the farmers themselves...

Primetime Lime Thyme Apples

This is a beautiful way to savour the flavours of autumn and into winter with a quick glazed apple scented with thyme and tart lime. It’s great over a decadent mac and cheese, over grilled chicken or fish or as a topping for crostini. Save Print Primetime Lime Thyme...

Vegetable Corn Chowder

Save Print Vegetable Corn Chowder Recipe type: Soups   Ingredients For the Corn Stock: Cobs from 2 large ears of corn (kernels removed and reserved. The volume of kernels should amount to about 2 cups)1 medium onion, peeled and coarsely chopped 3 stalks celery, coarsely chopped 6 cups cold water...

Bread and Butter Pickles

Save Print Bread and Butter Pickles Recipe type: Sides/Apps   Ingredients For the Pickling Spice: 2 tsp whole yellow mustard seed ½ tsp ground nutmeg ½ tsp ground coriander seed 1 tsp turmeric ¼ tsp ground cloves 2 bay leaves, coarsely crushed For the Pickles: 1.25 kg/2.5 lb pickling cucumbers,...