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Recipe's Like: Baking With No Milk or Eggs

Working With Pastry

Pastry can be a tricky beast, so here are a couple of suggestions to make the roll-out go smoothly. 1. Heat is your enemy. Keep that in mind, and that it’s everywhere in the kitchen, especially on your hands. So once you have your pastry dough made, don’t handle it too much. – If you […]

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So You Think You Can’t Cook

When people tell me that they are afraid of cooking and especially baking, I always reassure them that anyone – I do mean anyone – can cook. In fact, if you put your mind to it, you can learn to do everything a kitchen pro can. Consider this: if you did the cooking task that […]

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Chef Simon's Borscht

Simon’s Borscht

Serves 4-6 Free of: All top allergens except mustard and gluten-free Ingredients 1 russet potato, peeled and diced 2 cups (475mL) red cabbage, sliced 4 small beets, peeled and diced 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil 1 tbsp (15 mL) mustard seeds 1 sweet onion, diced 1 Granny Smith apple, peeled and grated 2 large plum tomatoes, diced 8 cups (2 L) […]

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Classic Beef Stew

Serves 6-8 Free of: All top allergens and gluten-free. Ingredients 2.2 lbs (1 kg) stewing beef 1 ⁄ 4 cup (60 mL) vegetable or olive oil 2  medium white onions, diced 12 cloves garlic, whole and peeled 4 carrots, peeled, diced 4 celery stalks, diced 12 button mushrooms 1 ⁄ 4 cup (60 mL) tomato […]

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recipe potato-parsnip-pear-latkes

Potato, Parsnip and Pear Latkes

  Serves 4-6 Free of: Gluten and all top allergens   Ingredients 1 large Yukon gold potato, peeled 2 medium parsnips, peeled 1  large pear, peeled 2 eggs or equivalent egg replacer 2 tbsp all-purpose gluten-free flour or 1 1/2 tbsp matzo meal Few pinches salt and pepper 1 ⁄ 2 cup (125 mL) vegetable […]

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recipe curried-butternut-squash-soup

Curried Butternut Squash Soup

Free of: All top allergens and gluten-free Ingredients 2 small butternut squash, halved lengthwise and seeded 2  tbsp (30 mL) olive oil 1 leek, halved lengthwise, washed, diced 1  sweet onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, diced 1½ to 2 tbsp (20 to 30 mL) curry paste [Look for allergen-free, g-f brand] 5 cups (1.2 L) […]

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No-Bread Sandwiches

For a light, gluten-free wrap, use the whole leaves of iceberg lettuce in place of bread. Here are two tasty fillings. Portabello Mushroom Omelette Fills 2 sandwiches Free of: All top allergens except egg and gluten-free. Ingredients 1 portabello mushroom, sliced 2 tbsp (30 mL) diced green zucchini 1 tbsp (15 mL) olive oil 2 […]

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Chicken Breast Sandwich with Sage Purée and Caramelized Apple

Fills 4-5 sandwiches Free of: All top allergens and gluten-free when using gluten-free bread. Choose either an egg-free mayonnaise or our soy-free one. Ingredients 2 skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cooked and sliced 1⁄4 cup (60 mL) fresh sage leaves 1⁄4 cup (60 mL) parsley 3⁄4 cup (180 mL) + 1 tbsp (15 mL) olive oil pinch […]

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Grilled Vegetables with Tarragon Mayo

Fills 3-4 sandwiches Free of: All top allergens and gluten-free when using gluten-free bread. Choose either an egg-free mayonnaise or our soy-free one. Ingredients 1 green zucchini, sliced lengthwise 1 yellow zucchini, sliced lengthwise 1 red pepper, halved and seeded 1 small red onion, sliced 1 clove garlic, minced 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil […]

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Tarragon or Horseradish Mayonnaise

Makes about 2 cups (600 mL) Free of: All top allergens except eggs and mustard and gluten-free. Note: Our mayo is free of soy; to avoid eggs, substitute Vegenaise or other egg-free brand and proceed with recipe. Ingredients 6 egg yolks 1 tsp (5 mL) Dijon mustard or similar gluten-free mustard 1 lemon, juiced pinch […]

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