Day: November 23, 2022

Autumn Recipes

APPLE AND ALMOND PASTRIES

An easy French pastry, with the warm of spices and the flavours of apples and almonds. Just add a cup of coffee!  Course Dessert  Keyword apples, puff pastry  Prep Time 15 minutes  Cook Time 30 minutes  Total Time 45 minutes  Servings 12 Ingredients 1 block of puff pastry (397 grams/14 oz) thawed, or two sheets of store bought puff pastry 4 oz (1/2 cup) runny honey , plus extra […]

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Kale, Walnut, Apple and Sumac Onion Tabbouleh

A great riff on traditional tabbouleh, using kale instead of parsley, and walnuts instead of bulgur. The crunch of the apple and the tang of the onions make this a flavourful salad side.  Or even a main dish.  Course Salad  Cuisine Mediterranean  Prep Time 20 minutes  Servings 4 Ingredients 1 large red onion finely diced or sliced 2-3 tbsp red wine vinegar 3 tsp ground sumac 1/2 tsp kosher […]

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Caraway Rye Scones with Caramelized Onions and Gruyere

A lovely, tender, flakey savoury scone with rye and caraway seeds, harkening to European breads.  Even better, they are filled with caramelized red onions and gruyere cheese.  The best!  Course Baking  Prep Time 25 minutes  Cook Time 17 minutes  Total Time 42 minutes  Servings 8 Ingredients 8 tbsp (1 stick) unsalted butter chilled or even frozen 1 1/2 tbsp caraway seeds 1 large red onion peeled, trimmed and thinly sliced (north […]

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Baked Cheesy Meatballs

The perfect tender, flavourful meatballs nestled in a scandalously easy sauce and layers of oozy cheese!  Course Main Course  Prep Time 45 minutes  Cook Time 55 minutes  Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes  Servings 4 Ingredients Meatballs 1 lb spicy Italian sausage (casings removed) 1 lb extra lean ground beef 1 cup grated parmesan or romano cheese 2 tbsp fresh chopped parsley 1 large or 2 medium garlic cloves (minced) 2 tsp each kosher salt and cracked pepper (or […]

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GLUTEN FREE GINGERBREAD BUCKWHEAT GRANOLA

A toasty, just crunchy enough gluten free granola with the warmth and cozy sweetness of gingerbread.  Course Breakfast  Prep Time 10 minutes  Cook Time 55 minutes  Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes  Servings 3 cups Ingredients 1/2 cup (100 g) raw buckwheat 1/2 cup (80 g) raw almonds, chopped 1/4 cup (100 g) pepitas (pumpkin seeds) 1 1/2 tsp fresh lemon juice 1/2 cup rolled oats 2 tbsp (25 g) chia seeds 2 tbsp (11 g) sunflower seeds 2 tbsp (22 g) […]

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STUFFED ROASTED SQUASH

A rich, earthy meal using any cute squash  Course Side Dish  Servings 4 Ingredients 2 smallish winter squash 4-5 cups filling GENERAL FILLING GUIDELINES TO EQUAL 4-6 CUPS 1 cup protein (sausage, chicken, leftovers, lentils, chestnuts, baked tofu etc) 2-3 cups veggies (onions, mushrooms, zucchini, peppers, greens, etc) 2 cups cooked grains (barley, quinoa, rice, farro, etc) 2/3-1 cup shredded cheese 3-4 tsp herbs or spices FOR MY RECIPE TODAY I USED THE […]

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CRANBERRY SAGE PIE

A warm, autumnal pie that is sweet and tart at the same time  Course Dessert  Cuisine North American  Keyword dried cranberries, pie pastry, sage  Prep Time 25 minutes  Cook Time 1 hour  Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes  Servings 8 Ingredients My Perfect Pie Crust Recipe for double crust pie 3/4 cup dried sweetened cranberries 1 tbsp coarsely chopped fresh sage 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 tsp kosher salt 4 tbsp ground arrowroot (or arrowroot […]

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Egyptian Koshari

A wonderful blend of rice, lentils and pasta in a spicy, tangy tomato sauce.  Chilli. Stew. Egyptian!  Course Main Course  Cuisine Egyptian  Cook Time 50 minutes  Servings 6 Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil 3/4 cup brown basmati rice or any medium grain rice. If you are using white grain rice, the cooking time will be less than stated below. Adjust accordingly 2 cups vegetable stock or water (enough […]

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WALNUT CHERRY OAT BUTTER TART PIE

The marriage of pecan pie and the butter tart, rich, gooey, and just chewy enough.  Course Dessert  Prep Time 40 minutes  Cook Time 1 hour  Total Time 1 hour 40 minutes  Servings 8 Ingredients 1 disk Perfect Pie Crust dough (see Recipe Index) 1 egg white Filling 1/4 cup (60 g) unsalted butter 1 cup (215 g) packed brown sugar 3 eggs , plus 1 yolk 1/2 cup (120 ml) dark corn syrup or pure maple […]

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SPICY ITALIAN SAUSAGE SOURDOUGH STUFFING

A spicy, crunchy, tender, savoury, tart stuffing. Everyone gets some crunch this way! It covers all the bases and can be baked in a dish or muffin tin. Perfect for leftovers.  Course Side Dish  Prep Time 20 minutes  Cook Time 30 minutes  Total Time 50 minutes  Servings 12 Ingredients 5 cups cubed stale bread (keep cubes between 1/4-1/2 inch) I like using a good sourdough bread […]

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SAGE BUTTER-ROASTED TURKEY WITH CIDER GRAVY

Turkey Dinner in a fraction of the time. And know one will know.  Course Main Course  Cook Time 2 hours 30 minutes  Servings 10 Ingredients TURKEY 4 tablespoons coarse kosher salt 2 tablespoon dried rubbed sage 1 12-15- pound turkey , deboned or cut into pieces (so that the breasts are separated from the carcass, and the legs and thighs are also removed, as well as the wings), […]

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Caramelized Banana Bread with Walnuts

Every kitchen needs the perfect, moist banana bread recipe.  This is it.  Course Dessert  Prep Time 20 minutes  Cook Time 1 hour 10 minutes  Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes Ingredients 2 cups walnuts 3 large ripe bananas sliced lengthwise 2 tbsp butter 1 1/4 cups (275 g) brown sugar 3 large eggs beaten 1/2 tsp kosher salt 1/2 cup plus 1.5 tbsp (140 ml total) whole milk 5 tbsp (70 ml) avocado oil or canola, sunflower etc 5 dashes black walnut bitters optional but so good! […]

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