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Mini Veggie Lasagnas

I love this idea of little lasagnas in muffin cups.  If you’re looking for portion control, baking teeny lasagnas like this will do it for you.  Or they’re just totally cute and insanely delicious. Mini lasagnas are also super easy to freeze for easy dinners later on.  And with how busy we’ve been around here […]

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Heather’s Mushroom, Leek & Lentil Pie

She’s baaaaaaaaaaaaack, and she’s got a leek: My sister, Heather, and I teamed up with leek “Henry” (apparently named after her car) to create a new veggie pie.  Yes, this is my second veggie pie this week, but sometimes you just need pie. [Heather says: I like pie.] Heather loves mushrooms, and puts them in […]

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Butternut Squash Tortellini in a Sage Butter

As delicious as the Chanterelle Tortellini Aglio e Olio were, Louise and I decided that we wanted a second stuffed-pasta option.  And so, Butternut Squash Tortellini in a Sage Butter were born: This is a very traditional combination of flavours, and for very good reason.   Butternut squash + sage = heaven. And on a side […]

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Chanterelle Tortellini Aglio e Olio (in a garlic & olive oil sauce)

So now that you know how to make your own Fresh Egg Pasta, you can get on with Operation Tortellini and start stuffing delicious vegetables into divine dough! As a very first hint, if you’re going to make stuffed pasta, make the filling first so it can rest while you make the pasta. And if […]

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Chez Panisse

I had the great fortune of escaping the Toronto cold last week for a conference in San Francisco.  And while I was there, there was no way I could go without a visit to Chez Panisse. Chez Panisse is a restaurant in Berkeley, California, founded by Alice Waters, who started the sustainable and local food […]

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Kale, Gruyère & Pony Bean Panade

I may have just discovered my favourite food of all time: Panade.  What is a panade you may ask?  Well, it’s a savoury bread pudding that tastes like French onion soup with soggy bread.  Which I know is not the most appealing-sounding thing — but think about it: a bread casserole baked in veggie stock […]

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