Tag Archives: Bread

Corny Corn Bread

Looking for a nice breakfast idea or something easy to pack into your lunch bucket? I believe this recipe would be great for kids lunches, for back to school or work where you have to take a lunch box or … Continue reading

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What to do with Melon? Melon Soup, Melon Bread and more

Refreshing melon chilled, sliced with a little french vanilla ice cream on the side is a true summer treat. Aside from simply slicing and eating, there are many ways to enjoy and play with melon.  Melonade is very refreshing and … Continue reading

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Zucchini Salad, casserole and more

Low carb eating this summer involves zucchini. This tasty summer vegetable is so versatile by the fact that you can prepare and eat it in a multitude of ways. Stuffed, baked, sautéed, grilled, steamed, boiled. The zucchini has a delicate … Continue reading

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Tomato Pancakes

Why do we add only fruit to our pancakes?  Actually, tomatoes are fruit. This is an old heritage recipe that should never have been forgotten.  The secret of these delicious pancakes is to use chunks of fresh summer tomato thoroughly … Continue reading

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Fresh Spinach-Basil Dressing/Sauce

With the abundance of spinach available during the summer months, try this unusual green dressing to top your garden salad with or mix it into a fresh pasta or quinoa salad. Culinary experts particularly enjoy it drizzled over steamed tiny new-potatoes … Continue reading

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Tomato Soup Cake, Tea Biscuits, Lemon Squares and More – Heritage Baking

While reminiscing with my great friend Colleen about growing up and all the things that mean so much to us as kids and how our families are so important to us growing up and how memories of food and home … Continue reading

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Perfect Pumpkin Bread and Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

If you have never tried Pumpkin Bread, then is the recipe for you! There are always plenty of recipes and ideas for pumpkins and squash, and Pumpkin Bread is one of the best and easy ways I think to enjoy … Continue reading

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The Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen: Glorious Meals Pure and Simple – Review and Giveaway

The Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen: Glorious Meals Pure and Simple, by Levana Kirschenbaum with Lisa R. Young PhD RD, published by Skyhorse Publishing.  Promotes healthy living, eating and nutritious tips for becoming a healthier you. About the Book “Eat Yourself … Continue reading

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Tomato: A Fresh-from-the-Vine Cookbook – Review and Giveaway

Tomato: A Fresh-from-the-Vine Cookbook, by Lawrence Davis-Hollander, published by Storey Publishing.  Is everything you want to know about the most loved vegetable and more.  Or is it really a fruit? Fruit? Vegetable? Fruit? Vegetable? No matter what, they are great! … Continue reading

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Serving Up the Harvest: Celebrating the Goodness of Fresh Vegetables – Review and Giveaway

Serving Up the Harvest: Celebrating the Goodness of Fresh Vegetables, by Andrea Chesman, published by Storey Publishing, distributed by Thomas Allen and Son, is serving up over 175 of the best recipes to take you through all the seasons. Recipes … Continue reading

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Fresh Organic Strawberry Syrup

Fresh Strawberries, truly a taste of summer!  Imagine yourself on a bright and sunny yet breezy Saturday morning, sitting on your balcony, deck or patio, relaxing and leisurely enjoying a stack of freshly homemade, hot off the griddle pancakes drizzled … Continue reading

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Perfect Pizza

Now that’s Amore! Pizza! Pizza is one of those romantically fun finger foods. A quick fix on a Friday night for two, or just hanging with the friends over a few beers and great conversation. A mixture of flavours and … Continue reading

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Top Ten Reasons to Bake Your Own Bread

Making your own bread from scratch or with a bread machine has so many rewards.  Here are just a few…. 1. Cost.  Sure, it’s probably not as cheap as the 99 cent Wonder Bread, but if you compare it to … Continue reading

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Hemp Seed Spelt Bran Muffins

Here is an extremely healthy and nutritious muffin recipe I came upon from an old friend. This is rich in omega fatty acids and high in fibre, not to mention tasty.  I adjusted the original recipe to make this one … Continue reading

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Potato Dinner Rolls

Potato Dinner Rolls at the Christmas Table.  Hot from the oven with fresh whipped butter on the side!  Can you imagine your left-over turkey and cranberry sandwich made with one of these? Classic American dinner rolls are sometimes neglected in … Continue reading

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“Stick to Your Ribs” Oatmeal

I have discovered the best oatmeal recipe ever, and so easy to put together.  It is extremely healthy as well.  I use our Pioneer Mills organic Oatmeal from the farm.  This dish balances both carbs, fat and protein, and has … Continue reading

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Pumpkin or Squash Pancakes

How many ways can you serve squash or pumpkin?  Here is just yet another in the long line of recipe ideas.  No more excuses.  I believe you can do almost anything with this versatile veggie from starters to desserts; breakfast … Continue reading

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Mashed-Potato Biscuits

    Served warm, these biscuits are fantastic with fresh butter and jam, or on the side with homemade stews or soups. 1 1/2 cups mashed potatoes (3/4 lb. Potatoes, peeled, boiled and mashed) 3 cups flour, plus more for … Continue reading

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Organic Red Fife, Rustic Bread – Bread Machine and Oven Baked

Heritage Red Fife Wheat – The revival of Red Fife in the Canadian food scene is helping bring variety and farmer identification to food crops.  Artisan bakers who are now using Red Fife making their own signature baked goods using … Continue reading

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Farmer John’s Cookbook: The Real Dirt on Vegetables – Review & Giveaway

To end off our 2010 Spring and Summer Organic Produce Program, I am presenting Farmer John’s Cookbook: The Real Dirt on Vegetables, by farmer John Peterson and Angelic Organics, Gibbs Smith Publisher. About The Book Farmer John Peterson has been … Continue reading

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