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American Recipes Side Dish

Classic Roast Vegetables

This savoury side dish of potatoes, carrots and turnips roasted with onions, celery and rosemary in a broth goes really well with roasted or grilled meats.

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Canadian Precooked Ingredients Recipes Side Dish Vegetarian

Parsley Sage Rosemary and Thyme Stuffing

This oven baked stuffing recipe goes well with roast chicken. Cook it in the oven alongside your chicken and you have the perfect companion for a fall or winter meal. This past fall, I visited the early 18th century windmill at Pointe du Moulin just west of Montreal and it made me appreciate how our…

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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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Eastern European Main Course Precooked Ingredients Recipes

Hungarian Beef Goulash

There are many variations of Goulash, whose origins are found in the hearty stew that was made by Hungarian cattle herders known as puszta.  As they drove their cattle to markets across eastern Europe, their recipe followed them. Many variations of the Hungarian Gulyásleves remain popular today especially in the territories of the former Austro-Hungarian Empire (which…

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French Recipes Side Dish

Roast Potatoes with Mirepoix

This dish makes a great side for roast beef or grilled lamb. Mirepoix is a popular flavour enhancer used in French cuisine. Normally, onion, carrot and celery are used but variations using other aromatic vegetables like garlic, mushrooms and sweet peppers are common in other cuisines. You’ll get the best results if you use an…

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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.