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Canadian Condiments & Preserves Recipes Vegetarian

Ketchup Maison (Fruit Chili Sauce)

Also known as ketchup aux fruit or fruit chutney, the best of late summer fruits and garden tomatoes are preserved in this homestyle favourite.

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Canadian Recipes Seafood

Cod au Gratin – Newfoundland Style

Fresh cod filets are baked until flaky and tender in a delicious creamy sauce. Serve in individual dishes topped with melted cheese.

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Eastern European Main Course Recipes

Schnitzel (Veal, Pork or Chicken)

Thin cutlets of tenderized veal, pork or chicken are seasoned then dredged in flour, egg and bread crumbs then pan fried until golden.

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American Chinese Main Course Recipes

Chinese Garlic Ribs

Slow roasted baby back ribs with the classic Chinese restaurant-style sweet garlic sauce.

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Canadian Precooked Ingredients Recipes Soup

French Canadian Pea Soup

Yellow peas simmer until thickened in a broth made with ham bone, onions, celery and carrots. This is the traditional comfort food of the Quebec habitants.

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Irish Recipes Side Dish

Scalloped Potatoes with Bacon and Cheese

There is surely no vegetable as versatile as the humble spud.  In Ireland, where you’ll find Tayto Park, a theme park devoted to them and even a national potato day celebrating them, you’ll find potatoes in 97% of households.  So for a nation whose diet includes potatoes regularly, creative cooks have come up with lots…

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French Main Course Recipes

Chicken Cordon Bleu

The term “cordon bleu” or blue ribbon (in English) is synonymous with a top merit in French cuisine. There is also a prestigious international school, Le Cordon Bleu, whose alumni include some of the world’s top chefs. I was recently at a banquet and was served Chicken Cordon Bleu. We were served a processed, frozen, deep…

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American Dessert Recipes

Apple Cobbler with Almond Topping

This recipe is nice and fruity with just the right amount of pastry. Use your favorite baking apples. I prefer Spartans since they have a mellow, sweet taste and soften nicely when baked. For a variation, add cherries and raisins (see French Apple Cobbler variation in recipe notes). The almond topping makes this dessert all…

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Eastern European Recipes Side Dish

Sweet and Sour Cabbage

Cabbage has long been a staple of the Eastern European diet as it is well suited to grow in cooler, harsher climates, is packed with nutrients and preserves easily. The following recipe makes an ideal side dish for Schnitzel. You may also like

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Appetizers Mexican Recipes Vegetarian

Guacamole – Traditional Mexican

This popular Mexican appetizer of avocado, onion, lime, cilantro and jalapeno whips up in minutes.  It’s always a hit with vegetarians and the health conscious too. While usually served with tortillas or corn chips, try it as a dip for bite size sweet peppers, celery and cucumbers. When buying avocados, make sure they are ripe…