Posts Tagged ‘fall recipes’

An Ode To Corn Fritters

Corn Fritters with Whipped Hot Honey Butter from Vegetarian Adventures

 

When’s the last time you made fritters at home? This time of year is ideal for corn fritters – the corn is at its sweetest and there’s so much of it. The measurements are so easy, this is the kind of recipe you can keep in your head. One ear of corn makes four palm-sized fritters. Mix the kernels with egg and flour – one egg and one tablespoon per cob – and a sprinkling of salt and let sit for an hour. Then fry and serve. That’s it. Continue »



Spiced Pumpkin Log!

 

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As fiddleheads are to spring so are pumpkins to autumn. We decorate with them, we blitz them into soups and spiced lattes, we bake pies, and we still end up with leftover pumpkin pureé. Recently we came across a wonderful recipe for a pumpkin roll that is so good you will want go out of your way to make sure you save enough pumpkin for it; it may just become a family fall tradition. Continue »



Lynn Crawford’s Farm to Chef

 

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Here we are in the  dizzying and delightful peak of cookbook season, and today we bring you the latest offering from one of Canada’s best and most loved chefs, Lynn Crawford’s Farm to Chef-Cooking Through The Seasons. This book is basically a work of art, and does for the culinary world what Vivaldi did to the music world. In fact, you might want to cue up The Four Seasons* when you crack it open and start cooking!  Continue »



It’s Crabapple Time

 

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You wouldn’t know it, but today is the Autumnal equinox, the first day of fall. Though the unseasonably warm spell may make you want to head to the beach, it is actually a good time for to start taking advantage of the fruits of the season; grapes, squash and apples are all coming to maturity now, and one of the lesser-esteemed fruit trees, found almost everywhere in our urban forest  is the crabapple. Continue »



Papaya Baked Two Ways

 

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Often when we think of papaya, we envision it fresh, cut and cubed and mixed into a salsa or a chunky salad with maybe avocado and a little cilantro and lime. It is also great for breakfast, sliced and served with yogurt, or used as a component of a tropical fruit salad or mixed into a smoothie. But did you know that papaya also makes a great baked side dish? Baking caramelizes the sugars that are already present in the fruit and brings forth its buttery texture and lightly sweet, slightly musky flavor, and depending on its preparation your papaya can be a succulent, sweet dish suitable for dessert or, maybe with a little ginger and cayenne, a savoury side great with baked fish or as an alternative to roasted squash. Continue »