Category Recipes

Swap Recipe: Steve’s Zucchini Mini Patties

(This recipe has been adjusted from allrecipes.com) Ingredients 2 cups grated zucchini 2 eggs, beaten 1/4 cup chopped onion 1/4 cup all purpose flour 1/4 cup Italian bread crumbs + 3 tablespoons for coating 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon crushed chili pepper salt to taste […]

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Recipes & comics, with a side of grilled cheese.

I recently stumbled upon this list on Saveur’s website of ‘Recipe Comix,’ which is exactly what it sounds like. Saveur contacted several comic artists, asking each artist to draw a recipe for them.  The collection of the works of art as recipes that resulted from this request are as varied as you could imagine.  I […]

Gingerbread Granola

I don’t know about you, but I find myself still craving gingerbread-flavoured things long after Christmas has finished.  While I’m an odd person in that I’ll gladly listen to Christmas carols in June, and have no qualms about drinking apple cider in the summer (it’s a comforting drink, what can I say?) – gingerbread and […]

Lentil & Brown Rice Vegan ‘Meat’-ball Recipe

  It’s holiday party time, a.k.a. potluck season, at least when you work in food-focused groups as I do. This week, I had a mighty successful cookie swap at my culinary centre job, and last night I was at the potluck party for the shared office space of Sustain Ontario (where I intern), Not Far […]

Vanilla Pudding with Thyme Syrup Recipes

I don’t want to come out of the gate making excuses, but what a week. I’m not complaining – it’s been ‘the good kind of busy’ with visits from out-of-town friends, menu planning meetings, cat care-giving, dropping in on the Preserve Swap, a cooking class at Calphalon, a friend’s gallery show opening, and a good […]

Swap Recipe: Jenn’s Vegan Shepherd’s Pie (aka ‘Shepherd-less Pie’)

Shepherd-less Pie Ingredients 1.5 cups dried brown lentils (cooked with 4.5 cups of water) 2 bay leaves 2 lbs potatoes (mix of blue, Yukon gold, and russet), peeled and chopped into equal size 3 cloves of garlic, peeled 2 large white onion, diced 1 heaping tbsp nutritional yeast 1 tsp each thyme, rosemary, basil (all […]

Swap Recipe: Hillary’s Mushroom & Onion Quiche

Mushroom & Onion Quiche Crust 1 ½ cups flour (this particular recipe used half plain white wheat, and half red fife flour) ½ tsp salt ½ cup butter ¼ – ½ cup cold water Filling Lots of caramelized onions (To caramelize onions, cook in olive oil on low heat for forever — seriously.) Lots of […]

Swap Recipe: Ben’s Dark Chocolate & Mint Chocolate Faux Truffles

Prepared & Submitted by Ben Lowy Makes about 3 ½ dozen. Ingredients: • 1 (500g) package oreo cookies (The truffles from the swap used 38 cookies) • 1 (250g) package cream cheese (The truffles from the swap used about ¾ of the package) • 1 bag of chocolate chips Instructions: • In a food processor, […]

Swap Recipe: Jasmine’s Baked Apple Sauce

Prepared and submitted by Jasmine Chorley Foster, author of Best Morning Blog, who “barely adapted” the recipe from Daily Muse Blog (itself an adaption of a Barefoot Contessa recipe). What should you take from that modification trail? That you should tweak and customize to make this sweet versatile dish your own! Apple Sauce 6 – […]

Swap Recipe: Natalie’s Brioche

Brioche 2 cups of flour 6 g salt 1 tbsp sugar 3 eggs 1 sachet of instant dried yeast, or 11g fresh compact yeast ¼ cup of warm milk ½ cup cold butter, cubed egg wash (a slightly beaten egg with a tiny bit of water added) Makes 12 buns. In a small bowl, mix […]