Posts Tagged ‘root vegetables’

Celeriac Season

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The moment you’ve been waiting for all summer – celeriac season has finally arrived!

For those of you who have long admired the knobbly root vegetable from afar and wondered what the heck to do with it, allow us to enlighten you with a plethora of delightful preparations that will dazzle and amaze in the coming months. Continue »



The Most Perfect Accompaniment to Beets

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If you’re still reading then you must love beets. All the beet haters have moved on, leaving just us – the beet lovers, to learn all about this match made in heaven. Beets are one of the eight or so Ontario vegetables that grow all the way until November, and there is always an abundance of locally grown beets on our shelves and in farmers markets all across the province. When we discuss beets, we are usually referring to the taproot, the root of the beet, but beet tops are also packed with vitamins and flavour, and are great cooked or raw. Okay, now let’s get down to business.

What is the most perfect accompaniment to the humble beet?  Continue »



Turnips and Rutabaga

 

 

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In Canada we do love the change of seasons, and we welcome the onset of cool and cold weather for so many reasons, not the least of which is a change in our menus. In these climes, fall means root vegetables like turnips and rutabaga. Continue »