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How to Can Mom’s Dill Pickles + Video
Sep11

How to Can Mom’s Dill Pickles + Video

I am excited to show you How to Can Mom’s Dill Pickles with my amazing Mother! The recipe my mother uses is one where she combined my German grandmother’s recipe, and my Ukrainian grandmother’s recipe, and she came out with her own recipe which, in my opinion is the best of two worlds. Our family is wild about mom’s dill pickles. When I was away at university, mom and dad used to stock up my pantry, always...

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How to Can Dill Pickles: National Pickle Day
Nov14

How to Can Dill Pickles: National Pickle Day

National Pickle Day has arrived, and when was the last time you made pickles at home? If you’ve never tried making pickles, you can do it too. You will be so much more satisfied knowing what went into the jars, and will be much happier about the flavors. As well, preparing pickles yourself gives such a sense of accomplishment, and beefs up your Winter season cooking repertoire. Pickling renders a tangy result with flavors...

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How to Make Quick Watermelon Rind Pickles
Apr26

How to Make Quick Watermelon Rind Pickles

So, as I keep eating watermelon, I keep on thinking about stories my mom has of my grandparents making watermelon rind pickles. Although I’ve never made them myself, nor eaten them, I want to try them. I asked my mother how she liked them when her parents made them and she said she never really liked them because they were too vinegar-y and that’s why she has never made them at home. Doing a little pondering, this is the...

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February Food Holidays & Events
Feb01

February Food Holidays & Events

Here are February Food Holidays & Events. Most of these holidays are based out of the USA, with others sprinkled in here & there. Find other months on The Year in Food Holidays & Events page. Month Holidays: Berry Fresh Month: Tiger Nut & Berry Smoothies Browse Berry shows, Berry recipes How to Prepare & Eat Goldenberries – aka Peruvian Ground Cherries Blackberry Parfaits with Napa Valley Blackberry Ginger...

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Web Chef Review: Ontario Hot Cherry Peppers at Harvest Barn Country Markets
Nov05

Web Chef Review: Ontario Hot Cherry Peppers at Harvest Barn Country Markets

I got these beautiful, bright red, Ontario Hot Cherry Peppers at Harvest Barn Country Market in Niagara-on-the-Lake. This basket of hot, cute, little peppers are very fresh and shiny, making them perfect for canning. These cherry peppers have also been referred to as hot pimento peppers. There is also a sweet variety of pimento peppers. Find out about this product on this webisode of What I Say About Food: My parents used to can hot...

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Web Chef Review: Ontario Freestone Peaches at Harvest Barn Country Markets
Aug22

Web Chef Review: Ontario Freestone Peaches at Harvest Barn Country Markets

There is something about Ontario Freestone Peaches that really captivates me, and they are in season at Harvest Barn Country Markets! Whether they are eaten fresh, grilled, in jam, pies, pickled, I find them to be exceptionally delicious and appealing. These freestone peaches from Harvest Barn Country Markets are beautifully golden and pink, the flesh is sweet and juicy and the taste is wonderfully delicious. Freestone peaches are...

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Web Chef Review: Ontario Horseradish at Harvest Barn Country Markets
Aug21

Web Chef Review: Ontario Horseradish at Harvest Barn Country Markets

Ontario Horseradish is in at Harvest Barn Country Markets – whether you’re cooking with it or canning, it’s in season! This horseradish looks so fresh and is in very good condition. We often use fresh horseradish when we are pickling cucumbers and it can be grated fresh and preserved in place of purchasing prepared horseradish. We have planted horseradish in our garden as well, but it is much easier to just get it...

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Web Chef Review: Ontario Dill at Harvest Barn Country Markets
Aug20

Web Chef Review: Ontario Dill at Harvest Barn Country Markets

You can now pick up bundles of beautiful, green Ontario Dill at Harvest Barn Country Markets. Have a look at this healthy specimen of dill, with the crowns on the stems, ready to be used in my Savoy Cabbage Roll recipe, in my Borscht, Chicken Soups and currently in my recipe for Dill Pickles. Can you believe how gorgeous this dill is and since it is still on the stem, it will last several weeks as long as it has water. Not only is...

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Web Chef Review: Ontario Cucumbers at Harvest Barn Country Markets
Aug15

Web Chef Review: Ontario Cucumbers at Harvest Barn Country Markets

Ontario Cucumbers are in season at Harvest Barn Country Markets! Whether you are looking for cucumbers for salads or just as they are – sliced, salted and peppered, or for pickling, you are sure to find just what you want at Harvest Barn Country Markets. You can be satisfied that you will find them to be clean, fresh, bright green, crisp, ripe to perfection and outstandingly delicious. Not only that, they have the option of #3...

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How to Make Foie Gras Pâté
Feb23

How to Make Foie Gras Pâté

Savory, creamy & very decadent, Foie Gras Pâté is somewhat of an acquired taste & a delicacy. How to Make Foie Gras Pâté: It’s easy to make a Foie Gras Pâté using Pan Seared Duck Livers. Type: Pâté Recipe: Serve with: pickles, Dijon mustard on French bread or rye toasts with sweet, white wine Prep Time: 12 min Bake Time: 1 1/2 – 2 hrs Chill Time: 12 hrs Yields: 12 people Ingredients: 1/2 lb ground veal or ground...

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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 Make Creamy Tartar Sauce
Dec22

How to Make Creamy Tartar Sauce

This Creamy Tartar Sauce is a perfectly ideal accompaniment to fish. How to Make Creamy Tartar Sauce: Though my recipe uses parsley, other herbs are quite delicious added to this sauce as well. You could try tarragon or chives. Type: Sauce Recipe Serve with: fish & lemon wedges Prep Time: 8 min Yields: 1 1/3 cups Ingredients: 1 cup mayonnaise 1 large egg – hard boiled; finely chopped 2 tbsp sweet pickles or green relish...

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How to Make Club Sandwiches: National Sandwich Day
Nov03

How to Make Club Sandwiches: National Sandwich Day

National Sandwich Day has arrived and I’m excited to share with you how to make my Club Sandwich recipe. It is amazing to me that the very humble sandwich has a day of its own. Sandwich Breads: From a loaf of sandwich bread, you should expect 18 – 20 slices. Besides the bread, there are many other breads suitable for making sandwiches. Flatbreads used as wraps, pitas, ciabatta, focaccia, tortillas, croissants, brioche,...

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