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  • The Cook’s Atelier by Tiger In A Jar (No Recipe)

    The Cook’s Atelier by Tiger In A Jar (No Recipe)

    This is an absolute beautiful short movie about a family shopping for ingredients and assembling a fresh and simple salad.  All videos are suppose to have their corresponding recipe but we are going to make a few exceptions.

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  • Raspberry Tart by Tiger In A Jar

    Raspberry Tart by Tiger In A Jar

    Story: Should there be any picnics, dinner parties, or front porch step dining had in the name of summer, this raspberry tart should undoubtedly be invited. I don’t know if it is just me, but aren’t we all a little frantic to see the berries go? We had the pleasure of watching Marjorie Taylor from The Cook’s Atelier whip these up before our eyes and the even greater pleasure of sitting around the table savoring these treats together. She kindly sent along […]

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  • Rye Berry Salad by Kitchen Vignettes

    Rye Berry Salad by Kitchen Vignettes

    Ingredients: Rye Berries 1 1/2 cups rye berries 3 tbsp plain yogurt (see Note, above) 1 tsp sea salt or kosher salt Salad Juice & zest of one lemon 1 tbsp unfiltered apple cider vinegar 1 tsp Dijon mustard 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp pure maple syrup 1 clove garlic, minced Sea salt or kosher salt, to taste Freshly ground black pepper, to taste 1 cup shredded cooked organic chicken 2 to 3 ears of sweet corn, […]

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  • Ruby Sauerkraut by Kitchen Vignettes

    Ruby Sauerkraut by Kitchen Vignettes

    Ingredients: 5 lbs red cabbage 3 tbsp sea salt or pickling salt (NO table salt) Instructions: Remove the part of the cabbage you won’t use (outer leaves, stem, etc…). Weigh the cabbage to get 5 lbs. If you have more or less, make the appropriate calculation so the salt ratio stays the same. Slice / shred your cabbage adding salt as you go. Once all the cabbage is shredded and salt incorporated, stuff it into clean jars and press it […]

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  • Sweet Corn Chowder and an Interview about GMOs by Kitchen Vignettes

    Sweet Corn Chowder and an Interview about GMOs by Kitchen Vignettes

    Ingredients: 1 small bunch of fresh thyme (about 15 sprigs) 4 ears of sweet corn* 4 slices bacon*, finely chopped, or 2 tbsp butter* 1 medium onion, finely diced 2 stalks celery, diced 2 tbsp finely chopped chives or green onion 4 cups chicken* or vegetable broth 1/4 cup cornmeal* or corn flour 2 to 3 cups cubed potatoes (new potatoes are best) 1 canned (or dried and rehydrated) chipotle chile, finely chopped (optional) 2 cups 10% cream* 1 tsp […]

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  • Japanese Knotweed Quiche by Kitchen Vignettes

    Japanese Knotweed Quiche by Kitchen Vignettes

    Ingredients: 1 batch of your favourite pie crust Filling: 3 eggs 3/4 cup cream or milk 3/4 cup cheddar cheese 1 large bunch of japanese knotweed (use the small young shoots and discard the leaves) salt and pepper to taste Instructions: Prepare pie crust. Mix eggs and cream until velvety. Add cheese. Chop knotweed into 1 inch long pieces. Arrange over pie crust. Pour the egg mixture and bake at a 350 to 375 F oven. See? Easy as pie! […]

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  • Maple Syrup Pie by Kitchen Vignettes

    Maple Syrup Pie by Kitchen Vignettes

    Ingredients: Pastry 1 batch of your favourite pie crust pastry Filling 1 1/2 cups pure maple syrup 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup whipping (35%) cream 2 tsp all-purpose flour 1/4 tsp salt 2 large eggs Instructions: Roll out the dough and place it in a 9-inch pie plate. Place in the refrigerator until the filling is ready. In a heavy saucepan over medium heat, bring the maple syrup just to a boil. Cook the maple syrup at a gentle bubble, […]

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  • Minty Grapefruit Slaw by Kitchen Vignettes

    Minty Grapefruit Slaw by Kitchen Vignettes

    Ingredients: 1 small cabbage 2 green onions A dozen (or more) cherry tomatoes 2 grapefruits 1 small bunch of mint Olive oil Salt & Pepper Instructions: Finely chop the cabbage. Slice up the green onions, tomatoes, 1 1/2 grapefruit, and mint. Squeeze the juice from one half of a grapefruit into a bowl. Add olive oil and salt and pepper to make a dressing to your taste (I like a fair bit of salt and pepper in this one). Toss […]

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  • Microgreens Salad by Kitchen Vignettes

    Microgreens Salad by Kitchen Vignettes

    Ingredients: 1 cup microgreens 1 blood orange cut into small pieces 1/2 avocado cubed 1/2 cup of julienned daikon radish 1/3 cup walnut pieces Dressing Olive oil, lemon juice, finely chopped garlic, a little salt and pepper Story: We’re on the last leg of winter and I am craving sunshine and greens like there’s no tomorrow! These days, I’m all about microgreens. What is a microgreen you may be wondering? Well, it’s tiny and it’s cute and it has small […]

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  • Baba au Rhum by Kitchen Vignettes

    Baba au Rhum by Kitchen Vignettes

    Ingredients: Dough 1 pkg active dry yeast (2 1/4 tsp) 1 tsp sugar 1/4 cup warm water 2 cups flour (I used light spelt) 4 eggs lightly beaten 1 tbsp sugar 2/3 cup soft butter 2 tbsp currants Syrup 1 cup sugar 1 1/2 cup water 1 cup rum Instructions: Stir sugar in warm water.  Add yeast, let stand 10 min. Sift flour in the middle of a large bowl, and make a well in the middle.  Pour in the […]

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