Egg Noodles With Creamy Mushroom Sauce
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“I almost always use goats cheese in place of whipping cream as it adds a richer flavour. If you like replace the goats cheese with 1/4 cup whipping cream for a more traditional flavour.” INGREDIENTS 500 grams broad egg noodles … Read More

Bow Ties and Asparagus
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“We often have this light pasta for lunch. Think of it as a healthier version of mac and cheese. The recipe was inspired by my Grandmother who cooked me bow ties in chicken broth when I was a child.” INGREDIENTS … Read More

Basic Tomato Sauce
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“A simple tomato sauce that has a rich tomato favour. Use this sauce on it’s own or as a base for other recipes. I used unpeeled tomatoes and puree the sauce which makes this a simple recipe to throw together.” … Read More

Harvest Soups
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Today was another fall harvest day at our house. We dug up more potatoes, some carrots, parsnips and beets, and picked some of the last of the tomatoes (so sad). I spent the afternoon roasting vegetables for various soups and … Read More

Growing Pulses aka Soup Beans
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Anyone following this blog knows I always have something new on the go. This year we are experimenting with growing pulses or soup beans. Unfortunately, our bean garden has had a tough go of it. A late start this spring … Read More

Perfect French Fries
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Having grown our own potatoes for the last three years we of course make our own french fries.  I’ve discovered three secrets to making the best french fries: Cut the fries the same size — we like ours about 1/4 … Read More

New Summer Salads
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Summer is here and the garden is already providing an abundance of zucchini as well as Swiss chard and kale greens. While I love grilled zucchini and greens fried with garlic I was looking for some other ways to use … Read More

Cooking With Garlic Scapes
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While they may not be new to everyone, we discovered a whole new food this week. I have made it a point this year to use everything we can from the garden. So when I cut the tops of my … Read More

A Long Lasting Potato
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Unbelievably we are still eating potatoes from storage that were grown last summer. Today we are having home made french fries made from German Butterball potatoes picked September 5, 2010 – 7 months ago!

Summer Salads
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I wonder what the perfect summer salad is? So many to choose from – pasta salad, potato salad, green bean and tomato salad, coleslaw – just about anything in the garden can be adapted into a tasty crisp salad. Last … Read More

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