Creamy apple vinaigrette is a thick and tangy salad dressing that’s versatile and vegan. Years ago my mom and dad lived in a house that had a one-storey family room off to one side, and overlooking the roof of that room was a bedroom window. Very early one spring morning, […]
Kara’s wild rice lentil salad is a great salad for summer. It’s tossed with a fragrant vinaigrette that’s seasoned with coriander, cumin, turmeric and cinnamon and sprinkled with currants and toasted almonds. It has become a tradition for us to spend the August long weekend with friends at their cottage on […]
Yellow split pea dip has a lively flavour and makes a great substitute for hummus. I have always been a fan of hummus and enjoy it as a dip and sandwich spread. But, my husband can’t eat tahini and my kids dislike hummus so I’m always left eating a batch […]
Polenta is very versatile and can be served in place of rice or other grains. Make a batch with your kids and let them choose their own shapes. One stormy Friday a very long time ago, a group of us ended up at my mom and dad’s after work. The […]
Wild rice and faro salad with coriander vinaigrette offers warm flavours and a hearty feel. This is a salad full of flavours and textures: The farro is slightly chewy, the nuts or seeds have some crunch and the brightly spiced vinaigrette has a wonderful exotic flavour. On these chilly […]
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