The Kitchen Sink

Jun 05

Springtime treat – Green garlic

Springtime is an amazing time for vegetables. New Season vegetables have such fresh, vibrant flavors and mild at the same time, and such a welcome break from the mundane winter crops. One of my favourites is young garlic, or also known Spring Garlic, new garlic, baby garlic, fresh garlic, or green garlic depending where you …

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May 31

Cooking Challenge 1 – Grilling & Barbecue Ideas

Since it’s that time of year again and the grilling season has started, we were thinking that we need some inspiration for some new barbecue ideas and thought we would reach out to everyone. What are you favorite barbecue food ideas for the summer? Do you have a new grilling technique that you want to share with …

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May 15

How to cook fresh asparagus – 6 basic ways

How to cook fresh asparagus, let me count the ways. Asparagus is a truly versatile vegetable because it can be steamed, microwaved, roasted, blanched, grilled, broiled, sautéed and even eaten raw. Though the list seems impressive there are clear winners for the various methods for cooking fresh asparagus that help to retain its subtle flavours. …

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May 05

Asparagus – 10 things you never knew about this tasty vegetable

May is National Asparagus Month and to celebrate this amazing vegetable, the King of Vegetables, here are 10 things that you might, or might not know about asparagus. The Smell This is a fact that most people know, that your pee (urine) smells after eating asparagus, however it seems that not everyone is able to …

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Apr 08

Carnitas – Delicious Mexican Slow Cooked Pulled Pork

At our friends Cecilia and Eric I had the best tasting carnitas I’ve ever had. Being from Texas they were homesick for some comforting food and searched out for the best carnitas recipe they could find and tweak it. After living in Houston, I’ve tried carnitas many times, but theirs was truly delicious. Carnitas are …

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