Recipe Post: Boursin, Scape and Burst Tomato Pasta

It’s hot. I mean, around here the temperature is hovering in the low to mid thirties (that’s Celsius, for all you Imperial folk out there), and I am LIVING FOR my AC right now. So the last thing I want to do is turn on my oven, and heat up the house. But the other…

Recipe Post: Creamy Classic Coleslaw

This ubiquitous summertime BBQ recipe is ridiculously simple, with no special equipment required. While it’s handy to have a food processor in order to effectively shred the cabbage, it’s not strictly necessary; I tend to hand-chop my cabbage anyway. However, if you’re not confident about your knife skills, yet don’t possess or want to use…

Spotlight on Summer Produce: Strawberries

With late spring/early summer comes my region’s first strawberry harvest, and I’m so excited to have received my first flat (6 quarts) of organic, local strawberries. So I think it’s high time to discuss these little delicious jewels of happiness and some of the many recipes that can be made from them. The garden strawberry is…

Recipe Post: Cherry Yogurt Muffins

These muffins are quick to make, incredibly moist, and a delicious change from the standard blueberry muffin. The yogurt is a fantastic addition and not to be omitted (though I don’t see a problem with substituting it for dairy-free coconut or soy yogurt if you prefer). The same goes with substituting the melted butter with…

Spotlight on Spring Produce: Garlic Scapes

Hallelujah Springtime, it’s Garlic Scape season again! In my last Spotlight on Spring post for the year, I’d like to discuss the scape: maybe you’ve seen some weird-looking rubber-banded tangles of vibrant green shoots at a farmer’s market, or perhaps they showed up in your CSA/organics box recently and you’re a little concerned that the…

Recipe Post: 5-Minute Fruit Sherbets and Sorbets

The weather is definitely heating up in my region, and with that comes a reduction in hunger, energy, and patience. However, my desire for cool treats to soothe my palate and cool down my internal core so my forehead doesn’t melt is at an ALL TIME HIGH. The best, quickest and cheapest method, in my…