The Kitchen Frau

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

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Make Ahead Gluten Free Turkey Gravy
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How to avoid stress during holiday entertaining? Make a luscious and flavorful gluten free turkey gravy ahead of time! Then when the big day arrives, you can just reheat it and have more time to enjoy your guests and get … Continue reading → The post Make Ahead Gluten Free Turkey Grav...
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Sausage and Butternut Squash Soup – Winter Belly Warmer
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A big bowl of Sausage and Butternut Squash Soup warms your insides when the outside turns wild and wintery. Nubbins of zesty Italian sausage, slices of brown mushrooms, and chunks of sweet orange squash cozy up in a savoury broth … Continue reading → The post Sausage and Butternut Squ...
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Bratwurst Bake with Spanish Sweet Onions & Grapes
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When the temperature gets cooler outside, there’s a cozy comfort in feasting on a warm, savoury dinner roasted on a sheet pan, all browned and soft with crispy bits to nibble on. This Bratwurst Bake with flavourful German sausages tucked … Continue reading → The post Bratwurst B...
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Rice and Peas (Coconut Rice and Red Beans): A Taste of Jamaica
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‘Rice and peas’ is a Jamaican staple. This classic comfort food consisting of flavourful coconut rice cooked with red kidney beans (called ‘peas’ in the Caribbean) and spices is a healthy, fiber-and-protein-rich side dish or complete meal by itself. (Skip … Continue ...
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Tomatensalat (German Tomato Salad)
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A simple tomato salad dressed with a bright and tangy dressing in the German style is a way to enjoy the tomato crop at the height of the season, or well after, if you’ve stored some of your luscious garden-ripe … Continue reading → The post Tomatensalat (German Tomato Salad) ap...
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Pumpkin Baked-Oatmeal Muffins – Breakfast in your Hand
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These flourless Baked-Oatmeal Muffins are like eating a bowl of creamy oatmeal in muffin form. They’re filled with nutritious pumpkin and lots of nubbly oats, warmly spiced, and only lightly sweetened. You can feel good about grabbing one or two … Continue reading → The post Pum...
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Pumpkin Mochi Bars
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Pumpkin mochi bars have the most deliciously unique and chewy texture. If you’re a fan of mochi, you’ll love these, and if you’ve never had this Japanese rice cake treat before, you might just find you love this exciting texture … Continue reading → The post Pumpkin ...
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Puffball Patties (Another Tasty Recipe for a Giant Puffball)
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The giant puffball is an out-of-this-world delicacy. A simple way to enjoy this unique mushroom is to shred it and make it into these delicious Puffball Patties; a crispy fried coating encases an interior of creamy, savoury white mushroom, mildly … Continue reading → The post Puffball...
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Oat Fudge Bars (Just Like Starbucks)
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Nutty whole grain oats sandwich a creamy, fudgy layer of chocolate filling in these decadent Oat Fudge Bars. They’re just like the ones in Starbucks, and just as delicious when made gluten free. (Skip to recipe.) Want to hone up … Continue reading → The post Oat Fudge Bars (Just...
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Puffball Mushroom Fettuccine Alfredo
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Fettuccine Alfredo is one of those timeless comfort food dishes, as beloved to eat from a bowl while cozied up on the couch as it is served as an elegant dish for entertaining. It’s the simple combination of rich cream, … Continue reading → The post Puffball Mushroom Fettuccine ...
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