Category: Un-Chef

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Apr 16

The Salad Days of Summer

Although we do regularly eat salad during the winter, it is at this time of year when we Canadians start to think warmer thoughts, that it really comes into its own! When I was a kid, salad was synonymous with lettuce. The big, green, leafy kind that we used to think was great for rabbits, …

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Apr 14

And why can’t Easter be about coffee too?

Un-Chef Tiramisu

[ad#Google Adsense links 468×15]   If you have been following us for any length of time at all, you will already know that the Un-Chef doesn’t often follow recipes! Even when I come across one that I like, I usually read it, inwardly digest the basics and then make my own concoction. Generally, this will …

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Apr 09

The Un-Chef’s Top Ten sauce and marinade ingredients

Soy Sauce

[ad#Google Adsense links 468×15] Okay, I will confess that I am a sauce and marinade junkie! While others get their jollies perusing the cookie or candy aisle in the supermarket, I have trouble pulling myself away from all those exotic and enticing glass bottles full of liquid promise. To me, there are certain small additions …

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Apr 06

Eggseptionally easy three cheese asparagus and mushroom omelette

Three Cheese Asparagus and Mushroom Omelette

[ad#Google Adsense links 468×15] Sometimes, you just don’t feel like cooking up a storm, but are not quite ready to break down and throw a frozen pizza in the oven or call the nearest Chinese take-out. Omelettes are designed for just such a situation. Last week, having pulled nothing from the freezer and having nothing …

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Mar 28

Blueberry Cinnamon Oatmeal, looks like mud but tastes sublime!

Blueberry Cinnamon Oatmeal

Are you tired of the same old, same old for breakfast? Now I know that this looks like purple frogspawn floating in regurgitated rice pudding but it has become our regular Saturday morning breakfast treat. There are very few dishes that I can claim to be totally of my own invention, but this would be …

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Mar 26

Change is Good! Cream of Wheat? Not so much…

Since this is our first of many posts that will be about bread, we had better start with some ground rules. The UnChef is also the Lazy Chef. Making bread was never on our radar until the invention of the bread machine. We got our first one about 20 years ago. It was a Citizen …

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