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French Main Course Recipes Seafood

Salmon with Pernod

Salmon fillet baked with sweet pepper and a buttery glaze of anise and Pernod. Shopping for your ingredients à la française One of the best ways to experience French culture is by shopping at the outdoor markets and specialty shops found throughout France. The vibrant colours and aromas are sure to please the senses. Listening…

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Chinese Main Course Recipes Seafood

Salmon with Szechuan Peanut Sauce

Salmon filets are marinated and baked in a rich spicy sauce with peanuts.

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Canadian Main Course Recipes Seafood

Maple Glazed Salmon

Salmon fillet baked with a maple butter glaze that’s ready in about 20 minutes. Living in the largest maple syrup producing region in the world, I am always in search of recipes that incorporate the natural goodness produced in our local sugar shacks. Any visitor to Quebec or Ontario in spring should make sure to…

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Canadian Main Course Recipes

Rosemary Chicken and Roasted Vegetables

This easy prep and “leave it alone ‘til it’s done” meal will fill your home with the some wonderful appetizing aromas. You’ll save on energy as the whole meal is cooked in the oven at the same time. It’s also fairly low on carbs and is gluten-free.   This easy prep and “leave it alone…

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American Main Course Recipes Vegetarian

Baked Macaroni Tomato and Cheese

  This dish is easy and cheesy!  Thanks to the tomatoes, it has amped up goodness and  makes a great main course for vegetarians.  You could serve some Italian sausage or meatballs on the side for the meat lovers in the gang.

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Canadian Recipes Side Dish Vegetarian

Baked Beans in Tomato and Molasses

This traditional recipe, passed down from my grandpa, was usually served when the whole extended family got together for holiday meals.  It’s not terribly complicated and you can throw it together in a couple of minutes, however you must plan a day ahead if you want it to be ready in time for dinner.  The…

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Italian Main Course Recipes

Conchiglie al Forno (Shell-sanga)

When looking for a hearty dish to serve at a party (or when you have an army of teens to feed) I turn to this no-fail pasta recipe.  I have nicknamed it Shell-sagna since it is closely related to baked lasagna, except it’s a bit easier to prepare and serve. 

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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…