Author Archives: Margaret

The Mighty Mushroom Hunters (and Some Giant Puffball Recipes)

Giant puffballs make some mighty fine eating! If you’re lucky enough to find one in a field or forest’s edge, try whipping up a few of these delicious puffball recipes. This has been the autumn of puffballs in our house. … Continue reading

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Cooking with Kids: Mason Jar Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette

Beat the lunch-making-blahs with an easy, colourful mason jar salad. Kids will love helping prepare it as much as eating it. And it makes fantastic adult lunches, too! Cooking with Meredith Make up a mason jar salad. It’s: Crunchy. Sweet. … Continue reading

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Spicy Zucchini Salsa

Make up a big batch of this zesty, spicy zucchini salsa to use the glut of zucchinis overflowing your garden, and you can enjoy the harvest bounty all winter long. The Zucchini Monster has struck again! He comes in the … Continue reading

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No-Bake Cherry Coconut Bars – a Delightful Use for Evans Cherries

Tangy, creamy, chocolate-covered and bursting with fruit flavour, no-bake Sour Cherry Bars are a decadent treat and a great way to use tart,  juicy Evans cherries. (Plus you’d never guess they’re made with healthy ingredients!) Every year I play Russian … Continue reading

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Cooking with Kids – ‘Pigs in Pillows’

A spoof on ‘Pigs in Blankets’, this variation uses slices of sausages wrapped in little pillows of corn dough and fried – a favourite with kids and easy for them to help make. Cooking with Meredith Kids love eating ‘Pigs … Continue reading

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