This is the time of the year making soup is my thing. While favored for making sauces, pastes, ketchup and for canning, traditional Romas or classic Romas were never really sought after for their flavor to be eaten whole or with salads and sandwiches. This has changed over the years as more flavorful, and sweeter…
I found this recipe a couple of years ago on the foodnetwork.com site and smiled because it’s virtually the same recipe we make. To make the best crab cakes, fresh Dungeness Crab or Blue Crab are best. Dungeness crab meat is readily available and it’s a lean, delicious holiday tradition to make and serve crab…
This summer four fabulous avocado recipes were among our guests’ favorites. I’m going to share the recipes with my readers in this article.
Years ago I was a coffee addict. Today I’m happy to say that I’m not. Now I drink copious amounts of water and a fair amount of decaffeinated green tea.
We love cranberries and white chocolate and this recipe sounded like a gourmet version of my classic chocolate chip cookie one so I gave it a try. T
On long weekends like this Canadian Thanksgiving weekend, I prefer to eat brunch, rather than eating both breakfast and lunch, so I make my favorite savory pancakes recipe.
Feasting is a part of visiting with friends that we all enjoy. My girlfriend and I both love pasta and we both prefer preparing quick and easy meals. We decided to make Creamy Spinach and Tomato Tortellini (page jump to recipe) and while we were enjoying it our dinner conversation turned towards food safety.
Unexpected company for dinner can throw anyone into a tizzy. This is especially true if you haven’t been shopping for awhile and, it’s winter so the vegetable selection in your fridge is ho hum.
One of my favorite places for finding inspiring vegetarian dishes is Abbey’s. I’m an email subscriber so I get these delicious recipes by email and I’d like to encourage you to become a subscriber too.
Carocat is seeking some recipes that do not contain either fish or mushrooms. And, Richard is out shopping for some “lively” fresh vegetables. My contribution is this quick, tasty and very easy Chatelaine spagettini recipe that even I have mastered.
In the second installment of the new online Green Cuisine series, UCS talks with chefs David Crooker and Daran Poulin at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine. Their delicious, healthy, earth-friendly food is earning rave reviews on campus as well as national recognition. We also visit Arnold Luce, the farmer and meat processor who supplies Crooker…
We are at the peak of picnic season and I have been trying different commercial brands of “veggie burgers.” I have yet to find one that I like that much. But I do have a summer soup recipe I’d like to share. I find making a pot of soup is the most consistently satisfying cooking…
“No fruit is more laden with erotic metaphor” according to Alan Davidson, author of The Oxford Companion to Food. Included is an easy, simple recipe for peach salsa that can be assembled in minutes, is non-fat and full of vitamins, and utilizes this most marvelous of summer fruits. This is great over any grilled fish,…
This fleur de sel carameles recipe has been obtained with permission from weirdscience, who has a fascinating blog that everyone should visit.
Antioxidant levels in foods are measured using the ORAC (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity) test. The higher the ORAC value, the more antioxidants a food provides. Did you know that berries have some of the highest antioxidant levels of any fresh fruits?
Succulent strawberries abound and wordpress.com bloggers are not slouches when it comes to sharing wonderful, mouth watering recipes with their readers.
If you’ve been reading the J.K. Rowling Harry Potter series then you may have speculated on what those recipes were for those dishes the Howart’s wizards were eating. Well, shortordermom has published her take on them on her blog Cookies to Caviar just as the Deathly Hallows hits the shelves.
When four women vacation together and woo each other with a week of ovo-lacto vegetarian cooking the results are memorable and worth sharing. Menu Creamy Split Pea Soup Tossed Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette Dressing Quiche Hollandaise Cracked Wheat Bread Lemon Ice-Box Pie with Sour Cream Topping
My friend is visiting this week and we’re having a great time in the kitchen. Several years ago she and her partner and I and mine made the same decision to cut down on meat consumption. So during a visit is a perfect time to make new dishes and exchange favourite recipes. Below you will…
Risotto is an ideal dish for vegetarians that meat eaters also love. Creamy Mushroom Risotto is considered by many of my friends to be a comfort food. It’s not hard to make and it’s delicious to eat, so why not give the recipe a try?