Balsamic-Glazed Cipollini with Lemon and Bay Leaves

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Whether you are looking for a fantastic accompaniment to a delicious rich roast, a yummy new pizza topping or a delightful addition to your next charcuterie board, these balsamic-glazed cipollini onions are to die for! We love adding a warm spoonful of these sweet and savoury gems to crostini with aged cheddar. Keep a jar of these in your fridge for an easy addition to so many family favourites. 

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Butternut Squash, Beet and Turnip Gratin with Parmesan

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Grab your mandoline and lets get slicing! Delicate, vibrant, and delicious! This beautifully presented vegetable side dish will be sure to add a pop of colour to your holiday get together! This gratin dish is all about texture and layers of yumminess. We love the crispy, crunchy layer on top, melted cheese and flavourful veggies elegantly displayed beneath. It is a dish that will take your breath away!

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Parmesan Smashed Potatoes with Chives

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These potatoes are a smashing idea! Crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside. What a great alternative to the more traditional styles of potatoes. These smashed potatoes are super easy and absolutely delicious. This recipe is far from an exact science, so get creative with a dash of this or a sprinkle of that! 

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Parsnip and Potato Mash with Bacon, Thyme and Caramelized Onions

Light, creamy and packed with flavour! This spin on mashed potatoes is lighter and is a wonderful alternative! The parsnips offer a lovely sweetness to this side dish that pairs so well with pork, chicken or beef! This dish is easy to prepare and keeps well as leftovers! Try this recipe for your next holiday party or family family dinner!

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Balsamic Roasted Fennel

We often challenge ourselves when grocery shopping to select items we have yet to use and become determined to create something delicious with them! This time it was fennel and what a delightful treat. This vegetable is light, slightly sweet and wonderfully aromatic. It is often said to have licorice undertones that become more subtle once roasted. Being so versatile, try adding fennel raw to salads or wraps to give a nice crunch, incorporate into your next soup recipe or roast like we have below!

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Grilled Street Corn

Add an extra pop of flavour to your next backyard BBQ cookout! Char-grilled to perfection, then slathered with a lightly spiced cream sauce…is there a better way to eat corn on the cob? Pair these with any protein and enjoy all year round! This recipe has been become a family favourite and we encourage you to keep this one in your back pocket. Try serving this dish family style; by putting out all the toppings and having people build their own.

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Bacon and Feta Stuffed Zucchini Blossoms

Delicious, delicate and beautiful. Zucchini Blossoms are subtly sweet and add a graceful addition to any plate. Get out of your comfort zone any try adding something extra special to your next dinner menu! There are a number of ways you can prepare these beauties, but here is a sublime stuffed version which perfecty showcases how magnificent these blossoms are. Using the vegetable oil gives the petals a delicious caramelized crunch which beautifully encases your savory filling! For best results; use the blossoms right away as they don’t have a long shelf life.  

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