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Vegetables

Orange Plum Tomatoes: Goodbye Tomato Season

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In my area of the world tomato season is sadly drawing to an end. During the off season tomatoes are imported from other parts of the world, but those don’t compare to locally grown ones. It will be a while before I find plump, juicy, vibrant tomatoes like these beauties. Around here gourmet and heirloom […]

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10 Facts About Red Radishes and 10 Peppery Ways To Eat Them

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Red, rounded, crunchy, crisp, and slightly piquant. I love red radishes, don’t you? Growing up they were always on my mother’s table, served on top of her home cooked pozole or as a topping to the countless other Mexican dishes she prepared for the family. I’ve continued doing the same for my kitchen and family. […]

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Peppered Cauliflower Rice Topped With A Vegetable Stir Fry For #MeatlessMonday

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By now many of you have already heard of cauliflower rice or riced cauliflower. Apparently it is a popular alternative to regular rice with those that follow the Paleo diet. I do not follow the diet but I do love this low-calorie, low-carb and starch free alternative that won’t raise my blood sugar. The first […]

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Sauteed Garlicky Chanterelles

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I’m so excited! Today I saw fresh Chanterelle mushrooms at the green grocers for the first time this year. That means that mushroom season is starting and these beauties will be on my kitchen’s and many restaurant’s menus. Happy dance for mushroom season! The small amount I purchase was slightly damaged but the amazing taste […]

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Garlicky Oven Roasted Purple Cauliflower with A Splash of Lemon Juice

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How do you feel about the color purple, or purple with splashes of magenta? What about cauliflower, are you a fan or not so much? I love the color purple and cauliflower is a vegetable I’ve come to really enjoy. So when Mother Nature put these two elements together I felt like they were made […]

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Winners and Quail Eggs, Korean Kimchi and Potato Pancakes

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I’ve always had a thing for unique or what others might call strange flavour and food combinations. To me instead of picturing a strange looking plate of food, I imagine what the flavours will be like when they come together. For the most part my interest has worked out…though there was that pear, mushroom and […]

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Yellow Tomatoes and Summer Squash

yellow tomatoes, yellow zucchini, yellow squash May 22, 2013

Sometimes I come across food that is so perfect in beauty, color and texture that I can almost hear it calling to me. It asks to be taken home, photographed, cooked, devoured and share the results with the world. These vibrant yellow tomatoes and golden summer squash are two such foods. It’s as though they […]

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