Category Archives: Vegetables

Cooking with Kids: Sweet Potato Nachos

Load up a plateful of spiced Sweet Potato Nachos with all your favourite toppings for a healthy version of that popular southwest treat. Cooking With Meredith Oozing melted cheese, dollops of zesty salsa, olives, bacon, diced avocados, chicken – who … Continue reading

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Roasted Parsnip Fries with Spicy Orange Mayonnaise

This weekend was parsnip digging time in our garden. There wasn’t much left to harvest. Out came the last of the potatoes – the Yukon Golds, the Russian Purples, and the German Banana Potatoes. Out came the parsnips and the … Continue reading

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Celebrate Kitchen Daily Canada and Summer, with Roasted Asparagus with Garlic and Spruce Tips

It’s here! Have you heard the news? Kitchen Daily Canada has launched and it’s a great new place to hang out! Have you seen it? It’s a brand new Canadian food site, filled with daily menu plans, videos, interviews, food … 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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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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