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: Simple Jam Tarts (Sooo Delectable)
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These addictively delicious little jam tarts, with their crispy cream cheese pastry and glistening jam centers, are so much more delicate and delectable than their simple ingredients would suggest. Bite into one, and you’ll be reaching for another right away. … Continue reading →...
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Maharagwe with Ugali (Red Beans in Coconut Sauce with Cornmeal Slices) : A Taste of Kenya
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The flavour in this Kenyan bean dish – maharagwe – is out of this world! Buttery beans swim cozily in a rich, creamy, spice-laden broth of coconut milk and tomato. Serve the delicious, saucy beans with rice, flatbreads, or the … Continue reading → The post Maharagwe with U...
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Banana Buckwheat Pancakes – Light and Fluffy
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The sweet subtle taste of banana combines with the rich earthy taste of buckwheat and oats to make fluffy pancakes that are as healthy as they are pretty. Irresistible. Load ’em with fruit and a splash of syrup for a … Continue reading → The post Banana Buckwheat Pancakes –...
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Roasted Cabbage Slabs – a Sublime New Way with an Old Vegetable
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Magic happens when you give this humble vegetable a turn in a hot oven. Roasted cabbage slabs become deliciously soft, silky, and nutty – divine with their cheesy crunchy topping. I have to stop myself from eating the whole pan. … Continue reading → The post Roasted Cabbage Slab...
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Gluten Free ‘Bran’ Muffins – Just as Good as Those ‘Other’ Ones!
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Gluten free bran muffins that taste deliciously close to the real thing – they’re rich and moist and full of that traditional bran muffin flavour. A comforting snack and breakfast staple. (Skip to recipe.) Okay, so they technically can’t be … Continue reading → The p...
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Cooking with Kids: Easy Peasy Gluten Free Popovers
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The best snack or teatime treat – a tray of piping hot gluten free popovers! Split them open and slather their steaming inside pocket with butter and jam. Eat them warm for a few mouthfuls of pure delight. (Skip to … Continue reading → The post Cooking with Kids: Easy Peasy Glut...
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Shrimp Laksa (Khung): A Taste of Thailand
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Your taste buds will be dancing with the exciting flavours of a Shrimp Laksa. This fantastic Thai soup is creamy and light, savoury and fresh.  The luscious broth is loaded with umami flavour and a variety of textures from crispy … Continue reading → The post Shrimp Laksa (Khung): A T...
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No-Bake Rocky Road Bars
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These classic Rocky Road Bars are a no-bake treat for a decadent chocolate indulgence. Crispy cookie bits and nuts, chewy raisins, and soft marshmallows dotted throughout a rich, creamy chocolate and peanut butter fudge. Ooh-la-la!  (Skip to recipe.) Okay. It … Continue reading → The ...
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Easy Shepherd’s Pie – Classic Comfort Food
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Shepherd’s Pie – that comfort food classic made of tender minced meat and vegetables in a tasty gravy, nestled under a blanket of fluffy mashed potatoes. Originally made to use up leftover lamb, you can also make it with ground … Continue reading → The post Easy Shepherd&#...
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The Spring Chickie (a.k.a. The Melting Snowball) – It’s a Bright Spring Cocktail
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The ‘Spring Chickie’ – it’s a new and bright version of the classic Snowball Cocktail – just in time for Easter and springtime sipping. Fresh flavours of citrus brighten up the rich, creamy taste of egg liqueur, with a little … Continue reading → The post...
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