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The Leaning Outhouse of Corkery

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Tomato, Olive and Feta-Stuffed Eggplant

bySusan Hanna This recipe from Canadian Living is a tasty vegetarian meal. Hollow out halved eggplants and bake the skins. Meanwhile, cook eggplant flesh, onion, garlic, seasoning, vinegar, cherry tomatoes,...

Spicy Shrimp Patties

by Susan Hanna This tasty recipe from NYT Cooking is a perfect weeknight supper. Combine shopped raw shrimp with onion, cilantro, chiles, egg, breadcrumbs, ginger, garlic and dried spices. Form...

Herby Skillet Chicken with Greens

by Susan Hanna This recipe from NYT Cooking is a good weeknight supper and a great way to get your greens. Combine garlic and spices and rub over chicken. Brown...

Cook’s TIp

After pie pastry is rolled out, always rest it in the refrigerator for 20 -30 minutes to let the gluten in the dough relax...

Gay Cook’s Beet, Celeriac (Celery Root) and Carrot Salad

Makes 5 – 6 servings The autumn and winter bring us great tasting root vegetables. They can be roasted, barbecued, boiled and for salads, they...

La Bottega cooking classes

Attention foodies! La Bottega, 64 George St., Ottawa offers cooking classes on the last two Thursdays of each month (except December). Next classes are...

Green Tomato Mincemeat (Vegetarian)

Makes 4 cups My garden has finally come to the end in producing green tomatoes. So I wanted to pass on to you this tasty...

One-Bowl Chocolate Cake or Muffins

8-inch cake, 24 mini or 12 large muffins This cake or muffin recipe is fun to make for a Halloween treat. It’s moist with a...

Prince Edward County’s celebration of autumn called Countylicious – November 2-26

Prince Edward County celebrates autumn during Countylicious taking place Nov. 2 until 26. Eleven of Prince Edward County’s top restaurants will take part in...

Gay Cook’s open-face apple tart – makes 9-inch (22.5 cm) tart

Sweet Tart Pastry Makes 1, 9-inch (22.5-cm) tart 6 tablespoons (75 mL) butter ¼ cup (50 mL) granulated sugar  1 egg yolk 1 cup (250 mL) unbleached all-purpose...

Gay Cook’s Asian-Style Roast Boneless Turkey Breast with Fruit Rice Stuffing

Makes 4 servings A delicious roast turkey breast is perfect to celebrate Thanksgiving dinner with fewer than 10 family and friends. One can buy larger...

Gay Cook’s Fried Green Tomatoes

As our vegetable growing season is nearing its end and so are tomatoes as they stop turning red. The big question is how to...

Gay Cook’s Grilled Harvest Vegetables with Fresh Herbs and Goat Cheese

As autumn begins to bring cooler weather, it’s still time to enjoy the abundant harvest. This recipe can be used with different vegetable combinations...

Gay Cook’s Carrot Terrine with Herbs – Dill, Chervil or Mint

Serves 4 - 5 The autumn is a great time for carrots as they are still tender and sweet tasting. The carrot terrine is perfect...

Peach and/or pear galette

Makes 5 - 6 servings Photo courtesy of google images  Autumn brings great tree fruit from pears, apples, peaches to plums. They all make delicious galettes...

Gay Cook’s Nicoise salad

Makes 4-5 servings Nicoise salad is a traditional Provencal or southern French salad. There are many variations depending on the availability in different villages. It...

La Bottega Nicastro welcomes owner of Campo di Torri producer

La Bottega Nicastro, 64 George St, Byward Market welcomes Eduardo Salvia, owner of Il Casellino near Florence, Italy, this Sat. 11 a.m. - 3...

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