The Kitchen Frau

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

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Maple Crème Brûlée and a Trip to Québec City
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Luscious, silky, maple-infused custard topped with a crackling layer of caremized sugar, Maple Crème Brûlée is the stuff dreams are made of. (Skip to recipe) The last part of our little Canadian holiday took us to Québec City. See Part … Continue reading → The post Maple Crème Brûlée ...
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Real Canadian Poutine and a Trip to Ottawa and Montreal
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Indulge in that iconic Canadian dish – poutine. What’s not to love about a plate of crispy fries, stretchy squeaky cheese, and a rich, luscious gravy? It’s pure comfort food; potatoes and gravy with a fantastic, flavour-boosted twist! Only in … Continue reading → The...
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Apple Pumpkin Butter and a Cinderella Story
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With a jar of this decadent Apple Cider Pumpkin Butter in your fridge, you can keep autumn in your kitchen even when winter winds howl. Slather a rich, golden spoonful onto toast, biscuits, or pancakes, or stir a dollop into … Continue reading → The post Apple Pumpkin Butter and a Cin...
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Apple Cider Glazed Carrots
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Elevate your carrots into this luscious plate of sweet, cider-glazed jewels – a stunning side dish. Bugs Bunny would approve. Carrots are a humble vegetable – the unnoticed wallflowers of the veggie world. Every garden grows them. Every market carries … Continue reading → ...
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Hot Mulled Apple Cider
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Cradle your hands around a steaming mug of sweetly spiced hot mulled apple cider, take your first warming sip, and you’ll sigh and be glad that the colder weather is arriving. It’s a reason to celebrate autumn. (Skip to recipe) … Continue reading → The post Hot Mulled Appl...
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Sauerbraten
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Want a special dish for your next Sunday dinner? How about a tangy German Sauerbraten – a wonderfully flavoured, simmered pot roast with a fantastic gravy? Oom-pa-pah! Bring on the Lederhosen! Being German, I should have a decent recipe for … Continue reading → The post Sauerbra...
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Swiss Green Salad (Nüsslisalat) with Creamy Dressing and Chopped Egg
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What is Nüsslisalat, you ask? It’s a tender green, usually grown in the fall in Switzerland, a type of corn salad. But don’t worry – you can substitute romaine lettuce and spinach and get to enjoy this simple but deliciously … Continue reading → The post Swiss Green ...
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Sweet Corn Pudding – a Special Side Dish
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Looking for a special side dish for your Thanksgiving feast? Or maybe just a way to enjoy the tail end of summer’s corn harvest? Sweet, creamy, and sunshiny – corn pudding will be that special side dish having everyone sneaking … Continue reading → The post Sweet Corn Pudd...
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Feuerwehrkuchen (Fire Brigade Cake)
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Feuerwehrkuchen is a special German cake – buttery base, luscious sour cherry filling, nutty crumble, topped with fluffy whipped cream. What a grand way to celebrate an important occasion or just coffee with friends. (Skip to recipe) Life is short. Celebrate … Continue reading →...
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Evans Cherry Ginger Oat Crumble Bars
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Use up some of your abundant Evans cherry harvest or raid your freezer stash for these delectable Oat Crumble Bars. The ruby red sour cherry filling peeks out between crumbly layers of sweet buttery oats. Warm ginger sings harmony, a … Continue reading → The post Evans Cherry Ginger O...
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