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One-Pot Baked Pasta with Sausage and Broccoli Rabe

by Susan Hanna When the weather cools down I start to crave hearty baked pastas like this one from Bon Appetit. While cooking your pasta (add...

‘Do what we can’ for the environment at Peches & Poivre

Plastic.  Waste.  Excess.  Where do we start?  Where do we stop?  How will a ban on single use plastics change our lives?  Living, as...

Pasta with Mussels, Tomatoes and Fried Capers

by Susan Hanna This dish from the New York Times is a great way to use up the last of the season’s tomatoes. Clean and...

Chicken with Caramelized Onions and Cardamom Rice

by Susan Hanna Yotam Ottolenghi’s recipes tend to be time-consuming, but the results are usually well worth the effort. This chicken dish is no exception....

Creamy Pasta with Crispy Mushrooms

by Susan Hanna This excellent dish from Bon Appetit combines fall mushrooms with pasta and a creamy, buttery sauce. Cook the mushrooms in batches so...

Roast Fish with Curry Butter

by Susan Hanna This delicious one-pan fish dish from Bon Appetit combines curry butter-topped fish with roasted vegetables. Cook the vegetables for about 35 minutes....

Fire Chicken

by Susan Hanna This recipe for the New York Times is a Korean dish also known as cheese buldak. It sounds a little strange to...

First ‘Open Bread Day’ at community oven a success

On Sunday, August 25th, a group of local bakers and bread lovers gathered at Almonte’s Community Oven to bake (and break) bread together. They were...

Summer Farro Salad

by Susan Hanna This farro salad from Food52 feeds a crowd and brims with the late summer season’s tomatoes and herbs. Cook the farro in...

Bourbon, bourbon, bourbon!

by Mark Cochrane Whether it is wines aged in bourbon barrels, beer stored in bourbon barrels, Irish whiskey aged in bourbon barrels or the Jim...

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