The Kitchen Frau

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

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Cooking with Kids: Chicken Pasta Salad
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The best thing to have in the fridge on a warm summer day is a big bowl of Chicken Pasta Salad. It’s loaded with bow tie noodles, crunchy peas and carrots, cubes of tender chicken, and sweet chewy bits of … Continue reading → The post Cooking with Kids: Chicken Pasta Salad appea...
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Wild Rice and Morel Mushroom Soup – Nature’s Best in a Bowl
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Morel Mushroom Soup with wild rice! If you’re lucky enough to get your hands on that elusive wild delicacy – morel mushrooms – you can turn them into this heavenly soup, loaded with wild rice and swimming in a light, … Continue reading → The post Wild Rice and Morel ...
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Cucumber, Feta and Watermelon Salad: A Taste of Israel
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This light, fresh watermelon salad is loaded with cucumber, feta, olives, and handfuls of leafy herbs. Parsley and mint are not only bystanders – they team up with fresh lemon to add a hit of WOW to this salad and … Continue reading → The post Cucumber, Feta and Watermelon Salad...
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Cooking with Kids: Hamburgers in Lettuce Wraps
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Feel like a change from a burger that’s half bread? Try using crispy, juicy iceberg lettuce wraps! The leaves make a tidy wrap that adds a whole lotta crunch to your burger; you can add all your favourite toppings if … Continue reading → The post Cooking with Kids: Hamburgers in...
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Chicken Tinga Tostadas – Mexican Comfort Food
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Zesty chicken tinga piled on top of a tostada; it’s like a thin-crust Mexican pizza loaded with fresh toppings and bursting with a riot of fantastic flavours. Or tuck it all inside a taco shell or tortilla for another fun … Continue reading → The post Chicken Tinga Tostadas R...
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Mushrooms on Toast – a Simple Pleasure (and we’ve planted the garden!)
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Creamy, earthy, and buttery – what could be better than  the simple delight of eating fresh, sautéed mushrooms piled onto crispy toast? Whether you’ve foraged your own or bought a handful of exotic mushrooms at the market, you’ll have the … Continue reading → The pos...
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Cooking with Kids: 2-Ingredient Brownie in a Mug
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If you’ve got a chocolate craving or a brownie urge that needs to be filled right now, then you’ve come to the right place. Wickedly simple and wonderfully satisfying, this brownie in a mug comes together in seconds and cooks … Continue reading → The post Cooking with Kids...
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Noum Kong (Traditional Cambodian Donuts): A Taste of Cambodia
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Cambodian donuts have the most amazing and surprising texture and flavour – completely addicting (you have been warned!) I dare you to try eating just one! They are soft and chewy on the inside and deliciously crunchy on the outside, … Continue reading → The post Noum Kong (Trad...
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Lamb Burgers and Sweet Potato Wedges
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Juicy Lamb Burgers, succulent with rosemary and balsamic vinegar, are just the thing to make you think of spring. You can grill them or cook them in a skillet. Serve them on a bun with hummus and a big slab of … Continue reading → The post Lamb Burgers and Sweet Potato Wedges appeared...
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Cooking with Kids: Birds Nest Cookies and Easter Bunny Bark
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Three recipes for no-bake, last minute Easter treats that are quick to whip up and fun for the whole family to make and eat. Please the Easter Bunny with cute little White Chocolate Birds Nest Cookies or a quick white … Continue reading → The post Cooking with Kids: Birds Nest Cookies...
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