bulgur

bulgur and black bean salad

Summer always means a change in cooking gears.  The oven gets used less, our barbeque more, and food prep becomes simple.  Spending as much time outdoors is key and my energy is focused on leaving kitchen time down to a minimum.  I think we eat better during the summer with fresh, local produce available at…

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Bulgur Salad with Nasturtium Flowers

I love shopping at our local farmers’ markets and we are lucky to have 3!  Because the one at Alderney Landing is closer, we tend to frequent this one more often.  When I want fresh herbs or lettuce, I buy from Riverview Herbs.  Their produce is so fresh it looks as though it was harvested…

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Braised Lamb with Roast Carrot and Mixed Grains

Lamb is traditionally associated with the end of winter and so as a sign that Spring is almost here, I present to you Spring-in-a-Dish!   Braised anything in my family is very well-received and I knew this one was going to be a winner.  I made this last week and enjoyed it so much I…

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Bulgur Salad with Cannellini Beans, Feta & Mint

Whenever I feel as though we’ve eaten too much red meat, we take a break and consume loads of veggies and ancient grains such as bulgur.  It’s this sort of balance that keeps us healthy…I can’t recall the last time I had a cold or the flu.  Bulgur is made from precooked wheat berries.  It’s…

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