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Acorn Squash, roasted on a baking tray

Cook the Book Fridays: Roasted Acorn Squash Wedges from Everyday Dorie

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays comes from Dorie Greenspan’s latest cookbook, Everyday Dorie. Dorie describes it as: “wedges of roasted squash, its dense, naturally sweet flesh herb-accented from the za’atar and slightly tart from the molasses. And the skin—my favorite part—had spots of tasty char and, where the oil mixture had puddled, […]

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Overhead shot of Lemony green beans with crispy breadcrumbs and parmesan in an enamel dish

Lemony green beans with crispy breadcrumbs and parmesan

I’ve been enjoying a version of this dish for years at a local restaurant – so convenient that I’ve never thought to make my own. It’s simple enough – green beans with a crunch from some breadcrumbs and some salt from grated Parmesan. I’ve added some lemon zest for brightness here although I don’t think […]

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Dorie Greenspan's Summer Vegetable Tian

Cook the Book Fridays: Summer Vegetable Tian from Everyday Dorie

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays comes from Dorie Greenspan’s latest cookbook, Everyday Dorie and is one of my favourite French summer recipes (so much so that I even included a version in my book !) So, a “tian” huh? You may not be familiar with the name, but if you’ve seen the […]

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(mostly) Meatless Monday: Ricardo’s Vegetables First

Welcome to (mostly) Meatless Monday – a series of cookbook reviews focussing on books that are “vegetable-forward” (if not completely vegetarian) for those of us who are trying to reduce our meat consumption (or at least, eat meat more consciously). You may know Ricardo Larrivée as simply Ricardo. You might know of his magazines, his […]

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(mostly) Meatless Monday: José Andrés’ Vegetables Unleashed

Welcome to Mostly Meatless Monday – a series of cookbook reviews focussing on books that are “vegetable-forward” (if not completely vegetarian) for those of us who are trying to reduce our meat consumption (or at least, eat meat more consciously). You might know Chef José Andrés from his restaurant empire. Or because he was on […]

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French Fridays: Ratatouille Tian from In the French kitchen with kids

(image © Kyla Zanardi) You may not know what a tian is, but if you’ve seen the movie Ratatouille, you’ll be familiar with a version of this presentation of vegetables sliced thinly, cooked and served in an elegant stack. The dish you see in the movie was created by Chef Thomas Keller (of The French […]

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