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Web Chef Review: Ontario Sunchokes at Harvest Barn Country Markets
Oct17

Web Chef Review: Ontario Sunchokes at Harvest Barn Country Markets

I picked up some of these unique, Ontario Sunchokes at Harvest Barn Country Markets in Niagara-on-the-Lake. These strange tubers are called sunchokes, earth apples, sunroots, or Jerusalem artichokes are most often grown organically by small farmers. The sunchokes resemble ginger root but, they are nothing the same. They can be grown throughout Canada and most of the United States. They were originally grown and cultivated by our...

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For the Love of Celery
Dec27

For the Love of Celery

We don’t often think of Celery as a versatile food, but the tender leaves are lovely used in nearly all savory foods – either fresh or dried. Celery salt is actually powdered, tender celery leaves combined with salt. Celery seeds used for flavor are the seeds of wild celery, which is grown specially for the seeds, which are intense in flavor, and should be sparingly used in bouillon, stocks, pickles, seafood dishes &...

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How to Cook with Dried Mushrooms for Recipes

Many mushrooms come in dried forms and some exotic mushrooms only come in dried forms in stores. Trumpet, lobster, maitake, morrels, chantrelles, porcini, miscellaneous “field” mushrooms, and truffles all come dried. When you see them in their packages, you might be thinking, “Hmmm…That sounds cool, but how can I use them?” First off, dried mushrooms are great additions to creamy dishes, sauces, pastas,...

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