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Intensely flavourful, herbal, cheesy, and garlicky – what’s not to love about fresh basil pesto? If you’ve got a bounty of basil in your garden, you’ve got the makings for this classic Italian sauce that livens up every dish you … Continue reading
Brew a pot of soothing Headache Tea and feel your throbbing pain melt away as you sip. There come those familiar signs again . . . a throbbing in my forehead, it hurts to blink my eyes, my neck feels … Continue reading
Clean, simple ingredients showcase the sprightliness of a classic sorrel soup. When we were children growing up in British Columbia, we gathered wild sorrel growing in the ditches along our country road. Nibbling the mouth-puckeringly sour leaves was a pleasure … Continue reading
When I left the house yesterday morning the mercury was plummeting, snow was swirling thickly, and the roads were threatening to get icy. Our little ‘Spring Interlude’ had headed south. Oh, well. It was nice while it lasted. Sigh . … Continue reading
A light and lovely shrimp salad with a fresh dill and lemon dressing is the perfect meal for your summer outdoor activities. Pack it along as part of a picnic lunch or serve it as a quick and easy meal … Continue reading
I love the colours of this salad – all the soft green shades of spring-going-into-summer. Our asparagus patch is providing us with a bounty of thick, crisp stalks to steam, grill, roast and eat raw in salads. What a treat … Continue reading
This delectable sauteed mushrooms recipe is made extra special with the addition of delicate spruce tips and chives. There’s something exciting underway in the Canadian food blogging world. It’s called The Canadian Food Experience Project and it’s going to be … Continue reading
Just sayin’ . . . I don’t mean to be bossy, but if you don’t have a lovage plant in your yard yet . . . what’s stopping you? This hardy herb grows just about anywhere, and I actually recommend … Continue reading
These salad rolls make me feel like spring – pretty coral salmon, bright crunchy greens and bursting-in-your-mouth flavours. We had them last night for supper and I’m craving them again today. My brain gears are churning – hmmm, what about … Continue reading
One of the treasures I brought back from my trip to B.C. was a cooler full of freshly caught sockeye and chinook salmon. My mom and I cleaned them and froze them right away, and now we get to enjoy … Continue reading