Balsamic and Garlic Roasted Carrots with Parmesan

Balsamic and Garlic Roasted Carrots with Parmesan

This past Thanksgiving (Canadian version) my Sister-In-Law made these garlic roasted carrots and then covered them with Parmesan and I decided right then that it was the best thing ever to happen to a bunch of carrots. So I had to make them. This is my take on her...
Oven Roasted Maple Glazed Carrots

Oven Roasted Maple Glazed Carrots

I’m not entirely sure why I ended up with so many incredibly cute and perfect farmer’s market baby carrots, but I did. Thank you Costco. And fortunately for you, I’ve used these lovely little bits of crunchy orange and created a couple of side dishes...
Roasted Turnip and Root Vegetable Mash

Roasted Turnip and Root Vegetable Mash

This is perfect holiday – thanksgiving, Christmas, you name it feast – dish. It covers off the mashed sweet vegetable requirements in a new and unexpected way. I have now decided that the vinaigrette may very well be the best thing to ever happen to a turnip.

Chipotle Burrito Casserole

Chipotle Burrito Casserole

I have to admit that batch cooking is really not much my thing. But recipes like this are meant to be made ahead and socked away for a rainy day…. or a very busy day. So once in a while I will bust out a huge casserole like this Chipotle Burrito Casserole and...
Pickled Red Cabbage

Pickled Red Cabbage

You have to agree with me that this is the prettiest pickle you have ever seen. Wait — I might have said that before Ok – so regardless,,, The last CSA bin delivery for the year – on December 16 no less  – included this lovely red cabbage. But...
Spaghetti Squash with Feta and Kale

Spaghetti Squash with Feta and Kale

This. This is how I like spaghetti squash – when it is still spaghetti squash. When we are not really pretending it is something else. But serving it up as it is. Highlighting all those vegetable qualities that really do make it something wonderful. Adding some sharp and intense flavours like garlic and feta. Good olive oil. This Spaghetti Squash with Feta and Kale is spot on… if I do say so myself. 🙂

Caramelized Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Smoked Cheddar

Caramelized Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Smoked Cheddar

Sometimes the simplest things are the best of things. And sometimes simple can be so much more than just simple….
These are not the sweet potatoes you had yesterday. Nope. These are Roasted Sweet Potatoes and they are sweet and salty and peppery and smoky. These are amazing.

Oven Roasted Lima Beans with Garlic

Oven Roasted Lima Beans with Garlic

Roasted, crispy beans with roasted, creamy garlic… swoon…
I’m reposting this recipe from the very early days because it is still one of my favourite winter recipes.