Monthly Archives: July 2011

Banana-Walnut Chocolate-Chunk Cookies

What is it about cookies that makes them so irresistible? I can turn down a piece of cake with ease, but a cookie? Look out! Seems that Ormie the Pig and I have something in common . . . Straight … Continue reading

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Saskatoon Berry Tarts: Only in Canada, you say? . . . Pity.

These Saskatoon Berry tarts made me realize that the Cree people from the Canadian prairies knew a good thing when they found it. Aboriginal people and early settlers in Western Canada have been eating Saskatoon berries (also known as Prairie … Continue reading

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Saskatoon and Blue Cheese Dip

I stopped in at the Saskatoon Berry Farm to pick up just a few berries to make one of my favourite summertime desserts: saskatoon berry tarts. I left with a 5 pound box, a jar of jam, a handful of … Continue reading

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Saskatoon Berry Coffee Cake

Could there be anything better than this Saskatoon Berry Coffee Cake warm from the oven? Freeze some Saskatoon berries in the summer to enjoy this cake on a cold winter morning.

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Saskatoon Berry Jam Pie

This recipe comes from the Saskatoon Berry Farm in Cobble Hill, BC. It is reminiscent of the old raspberry coconut bar recipe that is usually on a sweets tray at Christmas time. The concensus around the table was to add … Continue reading

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Chantal’s Bean Salad

I don’t usually get excited about white beans. To me they pale in comparison to the robust flavour of black or kidney beans. I can’t think of a better way to flavour white beans than to combine them as they … Continue reading

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Need a date for Folk Fest?

Here’s Laura and Emma’s recipe for date balls! 1 lb pitted Medjool dates zest and juice of one organic lemon 1/2 cup walnuts 1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut 1 tbsp. cocoa powder Process all ingredients in food processor until the … Continue reading

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