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Roasted Beets

Roasted Beets

This recipe will teach you all you need to know about Roasted Beets.   Roasting beets is easy.  If you can roast potatoes, then you can roast beets. It’s effortless!  All you have to do is heat the oven, scrub ...

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Stewed Rhubarb with Ice Cream and Granola

Stewed Rhubarb with Ice Cream and Granola

Stewed rhubarb is a slightly sweet yet tart sauce that can be served over so many things, including your breakfast oatmeal. Serving stewed rhubarb with ice cream and a granola has all the yummy flavours of a crisp, but without ...

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How to Ripen Tomatoes

How to Ripen a Tomato

How To Ripen a Tomato: The easiest way to ripen a tomato is by controlling the temperature.  Warmer temperatures speed up the ripening process and cooler temperatures slow it down.   To help a tomato reach its full flavour potential, place it in a warm spot ...

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Crispy Home Fries in a red lipped bowl

Crispy Home Fries

Everyone always asks me for my crispy home fries recipe. It’s my go-to breakfast potato dish to pair with eggs, but easily makes a great side for a sandwich or burger. They’re so easy to make and I just love ...

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Leek and Potato Soup

Leek and Potato Soup

Leek and Potato Soup is an amazingly easy soup to make. In fact, it’s a standard dish for new culinary students to learn. One great thing about this recipe is that it’s made with only a few ingredients, so the flavours ...

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Roasted Parsnips with Rosemary

Roasted Parsnips with Rosemary

I love this recipe for Roasted Parsnips with Rosemary. The parsnips are cut into little chunks that are roasted into golden little nuggets. They become slightly sweet with a hint of nuttiness. They are even a great alternative as a ...

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Celery Root with foods it goes well with

This Week on Produce Made Simple: Celery Root

Celery root, also known as celeriac, is a brown root vegetable that is knobby in shape and has an ivory white interior.  Its flavour falls between parsley and celery and ranges in size from an apple to a cantaloupe. It ...

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Celery Root Gratin slice missing

Celery Root and Onion Gratin

This celery root and onion gratin recipe delivers on flavour.  It’s a decedent side dish that smells delicious and comforting as it bakes.  Aside from slicing the celery root, this recipe requires little effort – just mix all the ingredients together, ...

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Basic Roasted Cauliflower on a parchment paper lined baking sheet

Basic Roasted Cauliflower

If you’re not a lover of cauliflower, I promise this basic roasted cauliflower recipe will change your mind!  Roasting cauliflower intensifies its flavour and adds a slightly charred, caramelized flavour. Kary Osmond Basic Roasted Cauliflower Ingredients1 large head of cauliflower ...

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different ways you can prepare apples

This Week on Produce Made Simple: Apples

Gala, Honeycrisp, Macintosh, Empire, Ambrosia…the varieties are endless when it comes to apples.  But nothing says “fall” like hot apple crumble, fresh baked pie, or packing your kid’s lunch with an apple for snack-time. The wonderful thing about apples, aside ...

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