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Main Course Recipes Seafood Thai

Thai Grilled Shrimp

This spicy grilled shrimp dish captures the mouth-watering flavours of Thai cuisine. After marinating in Thai basil, lime, chili, garlic and peanut oil, jumbo shrimp are skewered and grilled to perfection.

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French Recipes Side Dish Vegetarian

Ratatouille

The late summer harvest is the best time to make Ratatouille. This classic French stew is best when made with fresh tomatoes, zucchinis, eggplant, bell peppers and onions. It’ pretty versatile too. Serve as a vegetarian main dish, side dish, warm or cold with bread or toast at breakfast, lunch or dinner.

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Appetizers Italian Recipes Vegetarian

Garlic Scapes with Pesto Rosso

Enjoy these fresh summer greens lightly grilled and dipped in a unique, flavourful sundried tomato pesto from Sicily, known as Pesto Rosso. Garlic scapes are the green tops or flower stems of hard-neck garlic plants.  They develop in late spring or early summer and are usually removed in order to redirect the plant’s energy towards…

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Fusion Main Course Recipes Seafood

French-Thai Fusion Garlic Shrimp

East meets west with this mouth-watering fusion shrimp dish. The chilli paste used in Thai, Indonesian and Vietnamese cuisine, known as Sambal Oelek, works wonderfully to evenly spice the shrimp in the marinade. The flavours are well balanced with the garlic, basil and wine glaze, in the classic French style.

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Canadian Recipes Side Dish

Fiddleheads with Wild Garlic

Wild fiddleheads and wild garlic are available briefly in spring and are best eaten fresh. Combined in this simple recipe they are both a rustic treat and an urban delicacy. If you live in a big city and have country cousins, chances are you’ve heard one of them tell of picking fiddleheads and wild garlic. …

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American Canadian Main Course Recipes Seafood

Broiled Lobster Tails

Broiled with garlic, butter and seasoning, the less pricey small tails are easier to handle and cook in just a few minutes. If you’re a lobster fan like me, I am sure you’d eat it more often but it’s not readily available for us that don’t live on the coast or in large urban centres.…

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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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Appetizers Italian Recipes

Bruschetta

Garden-fresh tomatoes and basil are the stars of this popular dinner party appetizer.

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American Recipes Side Dish

Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Want to add some pizzazz to those boring mashed potatoes. Garlic lovers can’t resist this combination, accented with tidbits of toasted garlic and nicely balanced with sour cream and parsley.

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Eastern European Main Course Recipes

Chicken Kiev

You would assume that Chicken Kiev was typical Ukrainian food and this was the dish that put the Ukrainian capital on the culinary map. However, it is also claimed by Russians, as being invented in their country. In fact, as the story goes, it even has a French connection that goes back to the Romanovs…