The Kitchen Frau

Fresh garden ingredients, whole foods, alternative grains, and always room for sauerkraut! Canadian food blogger.

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Instant Pot Bean Soup with Ham
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Hearty Instant Pot Bean Soup with Ham – and lots of flavourful veggies – hits the spot when you’re craving comfort for your belly. Make up a big potful in the Instant Pot and go put your feet up while … Continue reading → The post Instant Pot Bean Soup with Ham appea...
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Four Ethiopian Recipes for a Fantastic Feast: A Taste of Ethiopia
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Have fun and cook a traditional Ethiopian feast! Make up a batch of Misir Wat, (a savoury lentil stew), Zigni Wat (spicy ground beef), Gomen Wat (creamy stewed spinach) and then mop it all up with Injera (soft, spongy flatbreads). … Continue reading → The post Four Ethiopian Recipes f...
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Golden Milk Latté – Healing Comfort Any Time
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A steaming cup of golden milk is like a warm hug on a cold day. It’s just the thing to lift your spirits and provide you with a sip of comfort when you might be needing it – the gift … Continue reading → The post Golden Milk Latté – Healing Comfort Any Time appeared ...
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Gingerbread Cream Liqueur – a Sip of Holiday Happiness
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Whip up a batch of homemade Gingerbread Cream Liqueur for a festive sip during the  holidays . . . or anytime when there’s a bit of winter chill in the air. You’ll be feeling all warm and glowy (is that … Continue reading → The post Gingerbread Cream Liqueur – a Sip ...
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How to Roast a Goose
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Follow me as I show you how to roast a goose to succulent, tender, perfection. I finally found the method (after many years of trying). This long, slow roasting technique works magic on that magestic bird. (Skip to recipe.) Well, … Continue reading → The post How to Roast a Goose appe...
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Polish Honey Cake: A Taste of Poland
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Polish Honey Cake: this deep golden honey of a cake has a wonderful texture and moist tender crumb. It keeps well for days and is a deliciously satisfying bite with your morning coffee or afternoon tea. Try it toasted for … Continue reading → The post Polish Honey Cake: A Taste of Pol...
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Christmas Baking Recipe Round-Up
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I’ve gathered together a wonderful sampler of festive holiday baking for you. I’m getting into the Christmas spirit! It’s been a little late this year, with my busy life and crazy schedule, but today I have Christmas carols playing, I’m … Continue reading → The...
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One Pot Chicken Adobo – Fantastic Flavour in a Pot
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This easy one pot chicken adobo is so full of amazing flavour – yet it only has six ingredients (and no need to brown the chicken first)! Rich, burnished chicken pieces, saturated with flavour and falling-off-the-bone tender, are coated with … Continue reading → The post One Pot...
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Kerala Upma (Fluffy, Kerala Style Breakfast Upma Recipe): A Taste of India
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Fluffy upma, made in the Kerala style, is a savoury ground rice breakfast much beloved in the southern part of India. It’s flavourful, satisfying, and quick to cook – try it as a change from your ordinary porridge, toast, or … Continue reading → The post Kerala Upma (Fluff...
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Recipe for a Rocky Mountain Weekend – How to Make a Sandwich, Tasty and Fresh
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When your soul needs replenishment, head for the hills. If it’s a cool autumn day, even better. Pack along water, a sandwich and a few snacks, and you’re set. The mountain air will provide the appetite. Here’s a recipe for … Continue reading → The post Recipe for a R...
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