Salads Don’t Suck!

Ham & Cheese Layered Salad

Ham & Cheese Layered Salad

The old trope is that salad is no fun, it’s boring, it’s good for you – blech! Well, it’s about time you stop being a Neanderthal because summer is almost here and it’s the ideal time to get more salad in your life.

We’ve got a bunch of fun, new salad recipes to share with you. First off, let’s get all retro with layered salads, they look beautiful and can be done with fruit or vegetables. Just look at this layered salad with ham and cheese! It’s like a sandwich without the bread. We also love Southern Living’s layered Cornbread & Turkey Salad with Buttermilk dressing. Now those are some salads that don’t suck! Continue »



Springtime is Rhubarbtime!

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Name me a vegetable that grows like a weed, and is so good and versatile you can have it for breakfast, lunch and dinner; serve it with yogurt and ice cream, cook it with pork, and even make a cocktail out of it. Continue »



The Greatest Garnish of All Time

 

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For many cooks, and foodies as well, the proper garnish makes all the difference. Whether it’s chopped scallions floating on a bowl of soup, or a little sprig of mint nestled beside that cheesecake, the proper garnish is often the cherry on top. Today we have a look at one of our favourites.. Continue »



Meatballs for All

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Spring is finally here yet the menacing threat of snow is still in the air, so it’s time to cram in the last of those starchy comfort foods while you still can. As it’s soon going to be salad city, this might be your last chance to jump on the gravy train. Continue »



Poppyseeds Are Large And In Charge!

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Poppyseeds  (or poppy seeds) may be less than a millimeter in length, about the size of the head of a straight pin, but they play a large role when it comes to cuisines from all over the world; from ancient Sumeria to the streets of chic Montreal, poppyseeds are livin’ large. Continue »