Cooking is always full of energy and when the chefs are the youth of the community, the energy and decibel levels become even more fun. Add to this,...
What’s a bird’s equivalent of chocolate cheesecake?
Here is a time-honored recipe for leek soup that has been given a little flavour boost with the addition of blue cheese. It’s a great late-season recipe, using leeks, potatoes and herbs that are still growing in the garden. Serves 6.
Nothing is better during fall months than a roast chicken just out of the oven. Chickens that are brined have a juicier texture and more flavourful meat. A full brining process can take anywhere from a few hours to an entire day, but this quick brine is relatively fast and enhances the flavour of the chicken. Don’t be shocked by the amount of salt used—it does not leave the chicken tasting salty! Use only kosher or coarse salt, never table salt.
They’re natural, effective, non-caustic and practically free. No wonder old-fashioned cleaning tips are back in a big way.
Think your planting is done by late spring? Try sowing some garlic this fall for a pungent, oh so tasty crop next summer.
What’s the Best Hardy Lavender to Grow from Seeds? Best of the Harrowsmith Garden Trials.
Popular Plants Can Poison Your Pets: Baneberry, Deadly nightshade, Lambkill… As their folk names suggest, many seemingly innocent plants are a real hazard if eaten. It’s normal for cats and dogs to chew on long grass and other greenery. To ensure that poisonous plants aren’t on the menu, all gardeners with pets (not to mention young children or visiting grandkids) should poison-proof their gardens.
At The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair is the Butter Sculpture Competition
A retired family doctor’s attempt at a 100-mile diet in the Yukon.
Ananas Noire tomato produces well, is beautiful, and is tasty
The Farmer’s Daughter Bakes, Kelsey Siemens, shares her Plus Pumpkin Cheesecake with Gingersnap Crust and Toasted Meringue Recipe