November 2009

Shrimp in White Wine and Garlic Butter Recipe

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by katerina on November 30, 2009

Shrimp sauteed in garlic butter is really easy to make and guaranteed to please a crowd. When my local fisherman showed up again I knew I wanted to do another simple shrimp preparation to enhance the delicate sweet flavour of the fresh seafood. If your shrimp or prawns are already cleaned and shelled you can […]

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Chicken, Barley and Thyme Soup Recipe

27.11.2009Chicken
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This chicken and barley soup recipe is rustic and thick, perfect to come home to after a long work day.

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Fettucine with Roasted Parsnips and Italian Sausage Recipe

25.11.2009Pasta
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Caramelized roasted parsnips form the basis of this pasta with spicy Italian sausage and a creamy sauce.

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Springpad & more Thanksgiving Recipes

24.11.2009Round Up

In case you haven’t noticed the new Save Me buttons after my recipes, I would like to introduce you to my new partner Springpad.   Springpad is great for saving recipes, favorite products or businesses and generally organizing your life.  Personally, I have started using it to save recipes I want to make. I love that […]

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Black Bean and Ham Soup Recipe

23.11.2009Soup
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A thick, hearty black bean and ham soup recipe made from dried black beans, warm spices, and a ham hock. Easily adaptable to the slow cooker.

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Simple Roasted Brussels Sprouts Recipe

20.11.2009Vegan
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I love, love, love, love Brussels Sprouts and this is my favorite way to eat them. They are great when they are dressed up with bacon and nuts, but honestly, like so many things simpler can be better. The key with this recipe is high heat. The Brussels sprouts should be just a little crispy […]

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Stuffed Peppers with Thanksgiving Leftover Turkey Recipe

18.11.2009Turkey
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Since American Thanksgiving is next week I thought I would post a recipe that I made last month with my turkey leftovers. Up in Canada we celebrate thanksgiving in October, I guess the holiday migrates south? I don’t usually end up with leftovers since I am not the host, but this year I was lucky […]

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Tips for Cooking Thanksgiving Dinner

17.11.2009Uncategorized

I love holidays that are centered around food and family but I have never hosted a Thanksgiving dinner before. Always eager to learn, I decided to ask some of my favorite foodie writers what tips they have for cooking a successful thanksgiving dinner.

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Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes Recipe

16.11.2009Cake
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These pumpkin pie cupcakes are flavoured with cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and cloves.

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Pumpkin Pie Buttercream Icing Recipe

16.11.2009Cake
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I know real buttercream involves eggs and a double boiler, but this is an easy way to make a cheater buttercream icing or frosting that is a fun topping for pumpkin cake or cupcakes.  If you have pumpkin pie spice you can substitute for the cloves, ginger, nutmeg, and cinnamon as that is what the […]

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