Category Archives: Herbs

Spaghetti ‘Herbonara’ and a Garden of Greens in the Middle of Winter

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

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Shrimp Salad with Lemon Dill Dressing – and a Beautiful Day for Sailing!

I am so lucky to have friends who own a sailboat – lucky to have the chance to see the sails billowing above me and feel the wind whipping my hair as the boat skims across the sparkling water. Ever … Continue reading

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Green, Green, Green and White Quinoa Salad (with Asparagus, Cucumbers and Peas)

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

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My First Authentic Canadian Food Memory: Buttery Sauteed Mushrooms with Spruce Tips and Chives

The Canadian Food Experience Project (June) 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 a great focus on the wonderful and varied food culture we have … Continue reading

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Love, Love, Lovage . . . You Gotta Plant Some Lovage (and make this Soufflé)

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

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