Tag Archives: seasonal ingredient

Garlic and Herb Summer Cherry Tomatoes

I have such a soft spot for delicious, beautiful side-dishes. I think they get such a bad rap and are usually the same-old, standard, bland salads and boiled veggies. Most cook’s concentrate so much on the main, the sides are … Continue reading

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Lemon Cream Pasta – Summer is Here

I’m not sure where we lost spring, but it looks like summer is already here. With a supply of fresh bright veggies, it’s almost a shame not to take advantage of it all. The past two weeks I’ve gone grocery … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash Risotto – A Warm Winter Dinner

If I haven’t said it before, I’ll say it again: I’m such a huge fan of Italian food. If you’ve been to Italy before, I’m sure you’ve savoured the unbelievably fresh ingredients including the soft mozerella cheeses, dense olive-oils, rich marinara sauces, … Continue reading

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Cranberry and Almond Morning Muffins – Beautiful and Berry Much in Season

I’ve been on a baking streak this week! I saw this recipe in this month’s Martha Stewart Living Magazine, and knew I just had to make it at home immediately – it had all the right ingredients: fresh cranberries, orange zest … Continue reading

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Chocklate Chip and Oatmeal Cookies

Saturday night, otherwise known as my husband’s “game night” – where football never ends and there’s game, after game, after game, after game *yawn* – I came home from the grocery store and realized my husband had friends over, and … Continue reading

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Leek and Potato Soup – Another Seasonal Ingredient

 There’s just some kind of charm with winter and warm soup – especially those heavy starchy soups that are thick enough to dip day-old french baguette’s into – YUM ! During my cooking class last week, Chef Hadla also taught … Continue reading

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Pumpkin and Carrot Soup – A Perfect Autumn Marriage, Seasonal Ingredient Post 1

Remember a couple weeks ago I posted about the soup at a close friend’s house for “Girl’s Tea Time?” Well, she gave me the recipe and last night, I made it ! It was so delicious and stocked full of … Continue reading

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