The Kitchen Frau

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

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Brownie Brittle for Lunch Box Nibbles (and any other kind of nibbling, too!)
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What’s crisp and crackly and sweet and chocolatey? Ta-da-da-da! Brownie Brittle! Put a few chunks of it into your lunchbox to help satisfy your sweets cravings, and you won’t even feel too bad about it – especially with the delicious … Continue reading → The post Bro...
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Red Chimichurri Sauce – A Taste of Argentina
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Red Chimichurri Sauce is a zesty variation of Argentina’s famous green chimichurri. This fresh, spicy sauce makes a grilled steak sing! Try it on chicken or fish, too. It’s quick to whip up in a food processor and turns any … Continue reading → The post Red Chimichurri Sau...
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3-Ingredient Quinoa Pancakes – High Protein, Quick, and Easy
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These simple 3-Ingredient Quinoa Pancakes are hearty, delicious, and versatile – but best of all they are absolutely quick to whip up! They make a healthy breakfast for those rushed mornings when you need to get everyone out of the … Continue reading → The post 3-Ingredient Quin...
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Vanilla Canned Peaches – a Taste of the Okanagan
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A quart of golden canned peaches: it’s the essence of summer in a jar. Flecked with tiny specks of vanilla, these peaches are simple, luscious, and full of sunshiny flavour. Canning them yourself is easy and satisfying. (Skip to recipe.) … Continue reading → The post Vanilla Can...
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Sweet ‘n Tangy Zucchini Relish
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Your hamburgers and hot dogs will thank you if you add a dollop of this fantastic, sweet, tangy zucchini relish to them. Or try it on a tuna or egg sandwich! What a delicious way to preserve that glut bounty … Continue reading → The post Sweet ‘n Tangy Zucchini Relish appeared f...
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Axoa d’Espelette: A Taste of France (A Simple Stew from the Basque Country)
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Axoa d’Espelette is a simple chopped meat stew that is full of flavour! This dish is a festive recipe from the Basque country in France, often served at country fairs, but equally enjoyed at family dinners. It’s a great recipe … Continue reading → The post Axoa d’Esp...
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Porto Tonic Cocktail and Memories of Portugal
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Chase away the summer heat with a Porto Tonic cocktail. It’s gin and tonic’s sassy Mediterranean cousin, light and fresh and full of flavour.  (Skip to recipe.) I’m slogging away in the garden, trying to be master of the weeds (but … Continue reading → The post Porto...
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Sautéed Pears with Chocolate Sauce – a Simple and Decadent Dessert
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Sauteed Pears with a luscious chocolate ganache sauce – this is a dessert to impress, stunning in its simplicity. Only 5 ingredients are needed to make this fantastic fruit dessert. You can even use the grill, instead of sautéing! (Skip … Continue reading → The post Sautéed Pear...
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Pan con Tomate, Spanish Memories, and Bare Bottoms
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Pan con Tomate (Tomato Bread) is a beautifully simple and delicious breakfast – a favourite way for Spaniards to start their day. All you need is five minutes and a few basic ingredients; sweet ripe tomato, garlic, olive oil, and … Continue reading → The post Pan con Tomate, Spa...
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Pavlova: A Taste of New Zealand
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A classic pavlova is easy to make and tastes wonderful. It is a delicate and absolutely fantastic dessert, adaptable to all different kinds of fruits, and naturally gluten-free. With this swoon-worthy treat in your dessert repertoire, you’ll always impress family … Continue reading &#...
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