RECIPES

from share This borscht recipe is from Lori Stahlbrand’s grandmother, her Babu, who came to Canada in 1912 from Bukovina, Ukraine. Lori is the founder of Local Food Plus (LFP), which certifies farmers who reduce pesticides, treat their animals well, conserve soil and water, protect wildlife habitat, provide safe and fair working conditions, reduce energy …

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from Dr. Charles Levkoe, Conversations in Food Studies This is a recipe for challah, a special bread made especially on Shabbat (Friday nights) and other Jewish celebrations. It is a traditional recipe that we have been using in my family for some time. The bread is sweet, braided and brushed with egg wash before baking, …

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from Snacks author Janis Thiessen A favourite recipe that I make often is a variation of my father’s and Marcella Hazan’s tomato sauce recipes: Ingredients ¼ pound butter ½ red onion, chopped 28 oz can San Marzano tomatoes Pasta of choice Parmigiano Reggiano, grated Directions Melt a LOT of butter in a frying pan (a ¼ pound …

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from The Food Doula Cookbook Orange vegetables, including sweet potatoes and carrots, are excellent sources of beta carotene, which the body uses to make vitamin A. Vitamin A is crucial for the functional development of baby’s organs and immune system. Pairing betacarotene-rich vegetables with a high-quality fat, such as avocado oil, helps the body take …

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from Abokichi (Fumi Tsukamoto) Have you tried a latke before? It’s a type of potato pancake that’s part of the Jewish cuisine and traditionally prepared for Hanukkah. It’s absolutely delicious and quite easy to make! We made some recently and wanted to share the recipe with you all! See below for more.  Servings: 12 Prep & …

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from Today’s Everyday Slow Cooker When you’re making a pot roast for a small household, either buy a large roast and cut it in half (freeze what you don’t need) or look for smaller cuts of beef. The butcher will often cut one for you, if you ask. This recipe was a real hit with …

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from My Ackee Tree My mum’s strong hands on top of mine. I’m eight years old, and she’s showing me how to press a mixture of flour and butter onto warm apples. I can smell cinnamon and nutmeg. Feel the soft skin of her inner arm against mine as the indentations of my fingers appear …

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from Truly Tantalizing Canadian Cuisine After the big festive dinner had ended, there was always an abundance of dark meat left over that Mom would cleverly morph into lunchtime creamed turkey over hot buttered toast. Here’s my 21st-century redo of Mom’s recipe using fresh turkey breast meat, and without the dreaded can of sliced mushrooms …

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from Best of Bridge Everyday Celebrations When you visit an Italian deli or grocery store, you will notice a vast array of ingredients that are perfect for an antipasto platter. Use different cutting boards or serving platters to showcase the variety available to your guests and pair ingredients that you like the flavour of together. …

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Inspired by Feeding My Mother Jann provides recipes in her book including a turkey meatloaf but due to publisher restrictions, we can’t show it here, so I’ve adapted it to my version of meatloaf: Ingredients 1 tbsp butter (or oil if preferred)  1 onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 small zucchini, grated 1 carrot, …

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