Recipes

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Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Pretty snazzy, if I do say so myself. I wouldn't be ashamed to serve these at a fancy garden party. You can almost hear the light jazz in the background. But in reality, this is a simple dip that you can dump in a bowl and...

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Blueberry Frozen Yogurt

Looks can be deceiving. This blueberry-raspberry frozen yogurt looks tasty but was chalky and unpleasant. I ended up letting it melt and pouring it over granola for breakfast. Thinking fresh and simple is best, I'd pureed raspberries and blueberries in the blender with plain yogurt and...

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Garlic Scape and Fresh Herb Pesto

Yesterday I issued a plea for ideas of what to do with garlic scapes. The answers rolled in. I heard from people via Twitter, Facebook, email and the comments section. Thank you all. I was thrilled with your response. Of course, with so many great solutions...

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Dominion Day Raspberry Ice Cream

While the rest of the nation celebrates Canada Day, in our house July 1st is Dominion Day. And Andrew has the t-shirt to prove it. For those who are curious about my husband's patriotic insistence, check out last year's blog post. For those who care about...

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Barbecue Roasted Red Peppers

I'm feeling a tad guilty again. While yesterday's post about roasted garlic got a lot of you excited, it turns out this dish raised a few issues. First, DivaLisa is extremely allergic to garlic. Although she was too polite to say this, I'm pretty sure...

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Barbecue Roasted Garlic

Lesson learned. Don't blog for a few days and family members will phone to check up on you. I'm fine. Really. I haven't succumbed to swine flu, only the temptations of summer. Truth be told, I've been playing hooky with my barbecue — I mean grill. Our...

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From the Archives: Ginger Ice Cream Pie

I just found out my friend Geoff is coming to town this summer. His visit is more than a month away, but I have got to start planning the pie NOW. You see, I'm into cakes and cookies, but Geoff is all about Pie-Pie-Pie. For my...

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Rhubarb Muffins Two Ways

Since I didn't blog yesterday I'm double dipping today. First I'm answering Debbie's question from her contest entry. She asks. What's the difference between a sweet potato and a yam? Seems Debbie isn't the only one who's confused. Google yielded 24,700 hits when I typed in her question....

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From the Archives: Stromboli

I'm on the road this week and will be dipping into the archives for a few tasty blasts from the past. This posts features a hit recipe by trend expert, cookbook author and cyber-friend Dana McCauley. Italian Week - Stromboli Click here to read original post It's...

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