Category Archives: Rice

Wild Mushroom Risotto (and we’re off to Italy!)

The rich earthy flavour of wild mushrooms in this mushroom risotto makes it a wonderful belly-pleasing comfort food on a cool autumn day. (Forget the notion that risotto is too time-consuming – it’s on the table in 30 minutes and … Continue reading

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Cooking with Kids: Porcupine Meatballs

Kids can help make these tasty Porcupine Meatballs. It’s fun to see how the rice pokes up into little ‘quills’ after they’re baked. Sometimes life presents us with the best stories and most unexpected coincidences. This morning when I took … Continue reading

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Mediterranean Fried Rice

The zesty flavours of peppers, artichokes, and sun-dried tomatoes combine with spicy sausages in this Mediterranean Fried Rice. Mmmm. I love it when a pot of leftovers can be turned into a delicious meal that has the family fighting for … Continue reading

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Chicken Bake with Apples, Onions, and Horseradish

It’s a glorious fall day, and I feel like roasting something in the oven – something savoury and full of fall flavours. Mmmm. We have onion braids drying in the garage, and the apple trees are laden with rosy-red jewels. … Continue reading

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Paella Party! Olé!

This summer we were invited to a Spanish Paella Party. What fun it was! I’ve always wanted to make paella but it’s one of those things that seemed to be forever on my food bucket list, that I never got … Continue reading

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Lentil Rice Bowl with Candied Pecans, Cranberries, and Knock-Your-Socks-Off Tahini-Miso Dressing

I am loving my lentils lately. (Nice alliteration, huh?) In the last couple weeks I have been inspired by the Canadian Lentils Recipe Contest to play around in my kitchen to come up with new recipes for the jars of … Continue reading

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Butter Fish – Why Not? (It’s just Butter Chicken . . . of the Sea) and Turmeric-Scented Rice and Peas

You said you wanted to eat more fish. Why not change up your Butter Chicken and make a mouthwatering dish of Butter Fish, and serve it with sunshiny Turmeric Rice? I’m not sure how you’d say it in Hindi. Google … Continue reading

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Wild Rice and Mushrooms and A Canadian Resolution – Happy 2014

The Canadian Food Experience Project (January, 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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Golden Vanilla Rice Pilaf

The unusual and exotic addition of vanilla to this rice pilaf adds a subtle complexity that takes it from ordinary to sensational. Sweet golden raisins and toasted almonds make it fancy enough to star as a side dish at any … Continue reading

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Springtime Spinach Risotto

A pot of creamy green spinach risotto is comfort food – and when it’s brightened even more with lots of fresh green herbs – it’s springtime in a bowl.     Well, the boy got braces. His pearly whites . … Continue reading

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