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Tahini Dressing

Ingredients 1/4 cup (60g) tahini (sesame butter) 1/2 cup (120mL) water 1 tsp (5mL) freshly squeezed lemon juice Dash salt 2 cloves garlic, minced (more to taste) Directions Mix all ingredients well. Tahini may be solid and take some time … Continue reading

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Roasted Cauliflower with Meyer Lemon Mayonnaise

I imagine this is good the way the recipe reads, but we have always done it differently. Changes are shown in parentheses. 1/2 c. Mayonnaise zest and juice of 1 Meyer lemon 1 head of cauliflower (or broccoli) Sea Salt … Continue reading

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Springy Mushroom Risotto With Asparagus tips

Prep time: 30 min
Cook time: 45 min
Makes: 4 Servings

risotto. you’ve heard about it, you’ve seen it fixed lord knows how many times on food network, you’ve caught glimpses of it on the wonder that is tastespotting and if you’re anything like me- you have never actually had it. well, you were like the old me because guess what? i have finally had risotto. yesterday. for dinner. let me clue you in to something: you need to fix this. doesn’t have to be my recipe.it can be any recipe. have one that you’ve been itching to try but have just left it on the backburner? pull it out and fix it. i promise you won’t be disappointed. this stuff is oh-so- good. you’ve got the creaminess of the rice, meatiness with the added mushrooms, sweetness from the onions and a touch of savory goodness from the stock in which it’s cooked in. the asparagus just adds a touch of contrast by giving it some bite. mmm. definitely a repeat dish.

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Chicken Tikka

This recipe is taken from page 382 of the Sheila Lukins “All Around the World Cookbook” Serves 6 Preparation Time: 1.5 hrs Cooking Time: 1 hr Ingredients 2 inches fresh ginger, peeled and coarsely chopped 6 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped … Continue reading

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