Tag Archives: Seasonal

Celebrate summer: Grilled Chicken Satay with Nectarines and Red Onion

Everywhere you turn, the talk is about back-to-school.  But hold on a minute: it’s still summer.  So fire up your grill and enjoy this seasonal dish adapted from Foodland Ontario. Grilled Chicken Satay with Nectarines and Red Onion Ingredients: •    1/2 cup (125 mL) light coconut milk •    3 cloves Ontario Garlic, finely minced •   […]

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Roasted Cauliflower with Peaches, Raisins and Mint

Local cauliflower, peaches and mint – ahh – the pleasures of summer. This recipe from Foodland Ontario can be served as a hearty salad or as a side dish for grilled poultry, fish or meat.  Pine nuts could be added to give the dish a more Sicilian feel. i Roasted Cauliflower with Peaches, Raisins and […]

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Six top reasons to eat rhubarb

The appearance of rhubarb leaves peeking through the ground in my garden is one of the first signs of spring sets my heart aflutter:  it  brings anticipation about the bounty of local produce soon to come. Local rhubarb, along with asparagus and strawberries, is just one  of the treats that start off the parade of […]

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