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Basil Pesto – it’s like Green Gold

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

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Cornmeal Crusted Fried Trout, Garlic Baked Potatoes, and the Call of the Loon

A little bit of heaven; fresh-caught trout, cornmeal-crusted and fried to crunchy crispness just hours after it was swimming in the lake, and a steaming baked potato, buttery and rich with sweet roasted garlic.  I’m back from the lake. We … Continue reading

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Garlic Scape Pesto – Summer Magic for Garlic Lovers

Garlic Scape Pesto is a magical, flavour-packed green sauce – intensely garlicky and delicious when used raw; gently garlicky and mellow when used warm. You’ll want to hunt down some garlic scapes to make this amazing pesto. (Freezes well, too.) … 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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Garlic Lentil Soup

Garlic and lentils are the star of this mellow creamy soup full of big flavor. It makes a nutritious light lunch or elegant starter. I’ve been feeling the ache of the empty nest – wandering around the house without a … Continue reading

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