October 2009

Salmon with Dill and Leeks Recipe

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by katerina on October 30, 2009

Weeknight appropriate recipe of salmon with leeks and spinach.

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Braised Pork with Caramelized Leeks and Apple Cider Recipe

28.10.2009Favorite
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I love anything and everything that is braised. To me braising means two things: comfort food and low effort. The timing for stews and braises is very forgiving if you are entertaining or having a laid back afternoon, plus it always makes the house smell heavenly. This pork roast gets it’s flavour from first searing […]

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Puttanesca Recipe with Feta and Spinach

26.10.2009Pasta
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Here is another variation on a classic Italian pasta dish. Recently I made a healthy spaghetti carbonara, this week it is spaghetti puttanesca. I started with the classic recipe but rather then using anchovies and olives to make it salty I used feta and olives. To make it a bit healthier I added baby spinach. […]

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Squash Risotto with Blue Cheese and Crispy Sage Recipe

23.10.2009Favorite
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Crispy fried sage and blue cheese make this kabocha squash risotto recipe rich and delicious.

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How to Peel Squash

21.10.2009How-to
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I am addicted to winter squash but I need to figure out a safer and easier way to peel it! The peel is so hard that it is even challenging to use a vegetable peeler. Usually I just struggle through with a peeler, but the squash soup from last week broke my peeler. For the […]

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Cranberry, Apple, and Pear Crisp Recipe

19.10.2009Crisp
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A crisp or crumble is always a good dessert to make if you have too much fruit around, but it is also a favorite of mine because it so rustic and comforting. This crisp uses pears, cranberries and apples to take advantage of what is currently in season. The tartness of the cranberries are delicious […]

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Easy Curried Squash Soup Recipe

16.10.2009Favorite
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This warming winter squash soup recipe is something my Mum used to make. Thankfully, as an adult I appreciate the strong flavours and how easy it is to make.

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Shiitake Mushroom and Rapini Spaghetti Carbonara Recipe

14.10.2009Pasta
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When egg yolks are used in a pasta which feature vegetables it doesn’t have to be heavy at all and the eggs give it such a delectable and distinctive flavour, perfect for a vegetarian pasta recipe.

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Baked Eggplant with Feta and Tomatillo Salsa Recipe

12.10.2009Side Dish
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This may be my last tomatillo recipe of the season and I think it may be the most delicious one so far. Sorry if you are sick of them already, but since I just discovered them I am enamored. Plus I have been gifted with a huge bounty of them from J’s Dads garden. Waste […]

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Braised Squash with Bacon, Kale, Sage, and Apples Recipe

09.10.2009Favorite
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This warm squash side recipe dish is full of colours and flavours. The squash is braised with apples and kale and topped with crispy bacon.

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