Category Archives: Vegetables

Quick-Braised Eggplant

It’s hard to describe the sheer heaven of this eggplant dish – juicy, tender morsels of silkiness that offer the softest bites of umami flavour. My mouth does a little soft-shoe dance routine with every taste. But then, I am … Continue reading

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Kale Chips

What four letter food word makes people either wrinkle their noses in disgust or lick their lips and say ‘I can’t get enough of it’ ? That would be kale. It’s kind of a love-it or hate-it food. In the past, … Continue reading

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A Prairie Gift – Seared Duck Breast with Braised Apples and Cabbage

I love the prairies. The prairies aren’t so much about a landscape as they are about a feeling. . . a feeling that comes from the big open sky. When I’m out on the prairies I feel like I can … Continue reading

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Tomato Mulligan – It’s a Soup, It’s a Stew, It’s a Side Dish

Thanksgiving is always such a rich and full time of year. I have much to be thankful for. And as I think of all the things, great and small, that have blessed my life this year I feel heavy and … Continue reading

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Juicy Grilled Mushrooms

These grilled mushrooms are so simple and so surprisingly juicy and tasty I just had to share them quickly with you. We are in the midst of a flurry of packing and repacking and organizing and list-making and loading and … Continue reading

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