Monthly Archives: January 2011

Roasted Yams à la Canadienne

You might think that yams are sweet enough, but… if you are Canadian or leave in Canada and have to go through the Canadian winter, you might think that you can’t get enough calories from  vegetables alone to keep you … Continue reading

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Green Bell Peppers stuffed with Fava bean Tahini

It all started at For Good Measure, my local bulk store and a great place. I bought two cups of dried fava bean, because of a sudden craving for bean salad. I was very careful with the fava beans  as … Continue reading

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The best home-made comfort food is Lasagna!

Home-made lasagna is just enough work that you feel rewarded for serving a healthy home-made dish without  incurring too much trouble, especially with the ready to bake pasta now available at all grocery stores.  This is the point of this … Continue reading

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Red Swiss chard, a Vitamin K trove.

This is a really nutritious green vegetable and unlike kale, rapini and collard green, it is tender, exquisite and quick to prepare. The green is not really Swiss, it was just called that originally to distinguish it from French Spinach. … Continue reading

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Quick chicken thighs en cocotte

I just don’t feel much like eating these days, don’t feel like cooking. There has just been too many good meals, too many “French” (5 courses) menus, way too many cookies, chocolates and other treats. It felt somehow expected and … Continue reading

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Too rainy to BBQ ? Bake the salmon!

The weather has been damp and grim, too cold and wet to step outside to the BBQ. Most of my friends are in Mexico or Hawaii escaping the local desolation of our rain forest climate. I had this beautiful Spring … Continue reading

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