Tag Archive: celery

wild rice salad with toasted nuts & grapes

wild rice salad

Wild rice in a salad is a great way to enjoy this pricey seed – cook up a cup or two , and have it on hand to toss into all sorts of dishes – soups, omelettes, frittatas, muffins, cookies, pancakes, crêpes – enjoy it in combination to extend your stash!

split-pea soup with herbes de provence

split-pea soup with herbes de provence

Classic split-pea soup is one of the easiest and healthiest dishes to make, and if you’re not making it on a regular basis, you should be! It is the base for many wonderful flavour combinations.

split pea soup with ham (or not)

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Split pea soup is a classic, so simple to put together, is easy on the pocket book and couldn’t be a healthier dish to enjoy as is or load up with heartier fare to turn it into a complete meal!

mirepoix

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Mirepoix is a cooking term referring to a basic dice of carrots, celery and onions, cooked and caramelized into a major flavour maker – make mirepoix the starting blocks of every sauce, soup or stew race you’ll ever find yourself in!

roasted ham & vegetable pot pie

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Having an easy, tasty pot pie recipe in your back pocket is like knowing your ABC’s – in an attempt to free us all from the shackles of a recipe – meet pot pie 101. whether you fill it with chicken, turkey, pork, beef, fish, shrimp, scallops, clams or a mess of roasted vegetables – it’s a method. So learn the method and you’ll have pot pie from now ’til the end of time!

coleslaw with spiced greek yogurt

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Coleslaw is another method to master – it’s all about the shredded cabbage base and what you add from there is completely up to you!

celery, scallion & lemon salad

celery lemon salad

So it’s time to start stalking celery – and if you do it with just a lemon, olive oil, sliced scallions and salt & pepper – you’ll have mastered a classic – truly. This is one of the best combinations out there – there’s no recipe, just throw it together.

rice with green vegetables & ponzu

Rice is totally underrated – and joins pasta and potatoes as a blank canvas all us cookers turn to – which makes one wonder how it could ever end up completely unadorned, in a naked pile on a plate. And, by the way, when it does – all I see, is a missed opportunity! It’s cheap, it’s versatile and it’s good for you – especially if it’s brown!

beef ragù

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Ragù – it doesn’t get more basic – carrots, celery, onions, ground beef, canned tomatoes, red wine and broth with a finish of hot milk come together to create this Italian classic, Thanks to your food processor and a big pot, a gloriously legit ragù is yours for the taking and will give the classic ragù Bolognese a run for its money – and that ain’t no bologna!

vegetable chowder with herbs

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Vegetable chowder is a fantastic way to get your 5-10 a day in the vegetable department. Use any combination of vegetables you like and start meeting your veggie quota!