Thursday, October 30, 2014

Food

Recipe for ultra-creamy pumpkin pie

In our search for the creamiest possible pumpkin pie, we decided to take our inspiration from the ultimate of creamy pies — cheesecake.

Recipe for cornbread buttermilk biscuits

These rich cornmeal biscuits aren’t just an easy and delicious way to have fresh bread at the Thanksgiving table. They also let you get a jump on your dinner prep.

Recipe for buttered leeks with thyme and sausage

Leeks too often are a sideshow. They are given bit parts in other dishes, usually a soup or a saute. And in the process, all that is wonderful about leeks is lost.

Along with great taste, beets have health benefits and they’re low-cal too

LONDON, Ont. — “Beets need a makeover,” says Christy Brissette.
They are often thought of as “more of a traditional or out-of-fashion vegetable” and may be “seen as having limited culinary uses,” says the dietitian and spokesperson for Dietitians of Canada, who works at the ELLICSR Kitchen of Toronto’s Princess Margaret Cancer Centre.

Showcase versatility of beets with risotto, soup, cookies and salad

Beets are one of the most versatile vegetables. They can be used in salads, soups, stir-fries, chips, dips, breads, pickles, side dishes, sandwiches and even desserts.
Here are some recipes to try.
Rosy Beet Risotto
Delicious, earthy beets lend a pretty hue to this all-time favourite Italian dish.
1 l (4 cups) chicken or vegetable broth
30 ml (2 tbsp) olive oil

HOLIDAY SIDES: Recipe for green beans with tarragon, mustard and sunflower seeds

Admit it, when it comes to preparing a holiday dinner, the greens are an afterthought. You give all your focus to the bird, the stuffing, the mashed potatoes, probably even a couple orange vegetables. But the green stuff? Um... How long does it take to microwave frozen green beans?

THANKSGIVING SIDES: Recipe for cider house butter rolls

We all have parts of the Thanksgiving dinner that we’re willing to outsource. Canned cranberry sauce thrives for this reason.

THANKSGIVING SIDES: Recipe for cider house butter rolls

We all have parts of the Thanksgiving dinner that we’re willing to outsource. Canned cranberry sauce thrives for this reason.

Dishes for Diwali created by Bal Arneson: Chutney, baked cauliflower, palak

“Spice Goddess” Bal Arneson was invited by Dairy Farmers of Canada to create recipes for Diwali, the Festival of Lights, featuring a blend of spices and Canadian cheeses.

THANKSGIVING DESSERT: Recipe for cheddar-whiskey apple pie with butter cracker crumble

Apples and cheddar cheese are such a wonderful pairing, they often are combined in pies. The result is deliciously sweet, with just a hint of creamy-savory for balance.

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