The Kitchen Frau

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

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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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Apple Cider Harvest Soup – and our Second Annual Apple Cider Pressing
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Autumn in a bowl, Apple Cider Harvest Soup is creamy and luscious with the addition of cabbage, pumpkin and lots of fresh apple cider. The sweet & tangy flavour is just right for a crisp fall day. (Skip to recipe.) … Continue reading → The post Apple Cider Harvest Soup – and...
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How to Stabilize Whipped Cream
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Here’s a secret little trick to stabilize whipped cream so that it stays soft and billowy for a day or more. Save time and last-minute stress by making your whipped cream ahead the next time you entertain. (Skip to recipe) … Continue reading → The post How to Stabilize Whipped C...
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Hearty Golden Lentil Soup to Warm the Cockles of Your Heart (and Fill Your Belly with Goodness)
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A big bowl of golden lentil soup warms us to the core on these chilly autumn days. It’s loaded with vegetables, two kinds of lentils, smoky sausages, and a hit of health-boosting turmeric and other goodies. I like to make … Continue reading → The post Hearty Golden Lentil Soup t...
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Thanksgiving Recipes Round-Up
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Are you looking for those perfect Thanksgiving recipes? Maybe you want to change up tradition just a little bit? Try something new? Or stick to the tried and true favourites that have been part of your past? Here are some … Continue reading → The post Thanksgiving Recipes Round-Up app...
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You Gotta Try This Banana Bread – It’s Our Favourite Recipe
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This tender, moist banana bread is just what I’d been looking for all my life, after trying many different versions. It’s got the right balance of banana and sweetness, with a lovely moist crumb and complex flavour from some Jamaican … Continue reading → The post You Gotta...
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