Emmenthaler Cheese and Onion Pasta

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This casserole is a take on the best part of French Onion Soup (the so-hot-it-blisters-your-mouth cheese) without the pesky liquid component. Playing the role of the bread is penne pasta. Onions are still involved. Here’s what happened. Got a bunch … Continue reading

Shakshuka

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Another month, another cookbook to try out from the Food52 Cookbook Club. This time, it’s any of the books written by Yotam Ottolenghi. Three of these books are familiar to me… I’ve cooked from Ottolenghi, Plenty and Jerusalem already. And … Continue reading

Shortcut Sausage Meatballs

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I am swamped these days. With an abundance of work and a fuller than usual social calendar, there is little time to plan menus, let alone cook. As always, a well-stocked pantry is seeing me through. This lovely recipe from … Continue reading

Pork Sausages Braised in Cider with Apples and Juniper

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I was shopping in The Spice Trader store (http://www.thespicetrader.ca/) a few weeks ago. It’s a beautiful shop that sells organic spices, spice blends and a variety of salt as well. I came across juniper berries and had to have a … Continue reading