Category Archives: Appetizers

Li’l Honey Lemon Fingerling Potatoes – Side Dish or Appetizer – Bet Ya Can’t Eat Just One!

Don’t you just love it when the underdog gets his moment of glory and steals the show? . . . when David beats Goliath, when Charlie Brown’s Christmas tree becomes the stunning centerpiece, . . . when the usually relegated-to-the-side-dish, … Continue reading

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Wowee! Watermelon Salsa

Don’t you love it when old (not in age or spirit – just in the fact we’ve known them since high school!) friends drop in to visit? This past weekend we had  a lovely unplanned barbecue with Don and Shirley … Continue reading

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Minted Green Pea Hummus, Morphing into Green Pea Tartines and Green Pea & Shrimp Pasta, and a Look at my Northern Canadian Garden

The Canadian Food Experience Project (May, 2014) The Canadian Food Experience Project began June 7, 2013. As we, the participants, share our collective stories across the vastness of our Canadian landscape through our regional food experiences, we hope to bring global clarity … Continue reading

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Lentil Fries with Currywurst Dipping Sauce

I’ve been thinking about lentils, as you can tell by my last couple posts, and it hasn’t stopped yet. I’m working on recipes to enter into the recipe contest for Canadian Lentils. I’m pretty sure I’ve been dreaming about lentils … Continue reading

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Salsa Mexicana (Pico de Gallo Salsa) Three Ways

The food of Mexico is exciting. This sunshiny country produces lots of fresh flavours – limes, tomatoes, peppers, corn, onions, garlic, cilantro.  My tongue does a happy dance (I think it’s the Latin Salsa) when it gets to flirt with … Continue reading

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