Crunchy Craving

This time of year, after a couple months of soft and soothing comfort food (soups, stews, pastas, potatoes), the palette craves a good crisp, crunchy bowl. Rather than instant comfort, it provides energy necessary to get us through the rest of the cold Canadian winter – a thought that perhaps is the most comforting of…

Honey-Thyme Parsnips

Roast parsnips are one of my favourite winter side dishes. These fair organic beauties came from the Charlottetown Farmers’ Market. Naturally spicy and sweet, the unique flavour of parsnips is enhanced by a drizzle of olive oil, honey and a sprinkle of thyme, salt and pepper. Method: Heat oven to 200C/400F Peel or scrub parsnips Halve or…