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All That Zucchini

Summer gifted us with some stellar produce. A lot of it. We’ve chopped it, sautéed it, frozen it and put it into soups, feeling pretty good about ourselves for using all of nature’s bounty. 304 more words

Collard Greens

I have never tried collard greens until I moved here to the US. I was afraid I wouldn’t like it, but I actually did. It’s a very hearty leaf that it kept its shape and didn’t really fall apart into mush like spinach or kangkong. 265 more words


It's Pumpkin Time!

This time of year, pumpkins provide a cheerful splash of color where they are gathered for sale or on the front steps of a house. Did you ever wonder where pumpkins originated, how to cook pumpkin, or what it takes to grow your own?  594 more words


Pierre Elliott Trudeau: Cucumbretti

In Garden to Plate Club at Pierre Elliott Trudeau (PET) Elementary last week, students made their very own cucumber and zucchini spaghetti (or cucumbretti) using a spiralizer. 199 more words

Environmental Consciousness

No Pork, No Shellfish

Bar mitzvah week continues. You still have a couple more days to enter to win the present we’re giving away: a pair of tickets to next week’s port wine class and tasting. 580 more words


Squash, Leek and Pear Soup

A hearty, flavourful way to warm yourself from the inside out!

Autumn may be celebrated as ‘sweater weather’ by some, but for me it’s the return of ‘soup season’. 370 more words


Chicken and Mushroom (mini) pies

Today’s recipe is brought to you by a cookbook I received for my birthday. It was not something I had seen before, and the first recipe I opened to was for cooking kidneys. 1,184 more words

Fudging Ahead