Vegetables

Recipes for vegetable side dishes.

Vegetables

Whole Roasted Red Onions are Sweet and Delicious

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Whole-roasted onions are flavourful and lovely to look at. I can’t resist red onions, especially when they’re just out of the garden. They’re at the farmers markets right now and not too big so great for roasting whole. Not only does roasting onions make them sweet and soft on the inside, […]

 
Vegetables

Roasted vegetable orzo

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During summer I prefer smaller pasta shapes and more veggies than noodles in my cold salads. If you’re like me, feel free to increase the amount of roasted vegetables in this dish. What I love most about this salad is the dressing. Sometimes a plain lemon-olive oil dressing is just […]

 
Vegetables

New potatoes are one of the great treats of spring

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I’m not much for potatoes, unless they’re the tiny, soft-skinned spring potatoes. They’re so creamy and sweet. You don’t want to smother that taste and texture. My favourite way to serve them…boiled then tossed with a bit of butter, salt & pepper and sprinkled with fresh chives from the garden. […]

 
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Veggie sides for spring!

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Once the weather turns fine I stop craving soups, stews and other warming comfort food. Instead my palate is in search of food that hints at summer. That’s what inspired the dishs below:  Roasted vegetable salad with feta and olives. Roasted vegetable salad with feta and olives One large well-scrubbed pepper, […]