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Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

After Thanksgiving or Christmas turkey dinner, you can easily make a variation of this soup using turkey stock and meat. This Chicken and Wild Rice Soup recipe is perfect if you have some glorious homemade stock on hand. Now enough writing, more soup! Chicken and Wild Rice Soup Makes 6 servings Takes 20 minutes’ active … Continued

Kathy Tsaples’s Chickpea Soup Recipe

Chickpea Soup has an earthy flavour and nourishes the soul. It is definitely a favourite with family. Crusty bread is a must with this soup, as are feta cheese and olives if desired. Chickpea Soup INGREDIENTS 1 ⅔ cups extra virgin olive oil, plus extra for serving 1 large onion, chopped 2 ½ cups dried … Continued

Clam Chowder Recipe

Chef Robin Kort loves bringing this chowder to the beach already cooked. After a day of crab fishing, she steams up any crab caught in the soup. But even if she doesn’t catch any crab, there’s still lunch to eat. This recipe is very versatile, so you can add whatever seafood you harvest to it: … Continued

Pressure Cooker Squash Soup

It’s only ever officially Soup Season once you’ve made some kind of blended squash soup, am I right? We’ve got a great recipe that is fully accessible thanks to Jules Sherred and his cookbook, Crip Up the Kitchen: Tools, Tips and Recipes for the Disabled Cook. Air Fryer and Electric Pressure Cooker Thai Winter Squash … Continued

Creamy Mushroom Soup Recipe

This homemade creamy mushroom soup is a real treat. The beige gloop in a can doesn’t even come close to the stuff made with fresh ingredients—and spoiler alert! There’s booze in this recipe! Cookbook author Renée Kohlman has stirred in just a wee bit of sherry because it really adds another layer of flavour to … Continued

2024 PNBA Book Award Nominates BC Author

TouchWood Editions is delighted to announce that Jules Sherred’s cookbook Crip Up the Kitchen: Tools, Tips and Recipes for the Disabled Cook has been nominated for the 2024 PNBA Book Award. Since 1965, the annual Book Awards have recognized such luminary figures in Northwest literature as Ivan Doig, Ursula K. Le Guin, David James Duncan, … Continued

Easy Chicken Pot Pie Recipe, So Simple Your Kids Can Make It

Discover a recipe that’s not only delicious but perfect for family cooking adventures! Dive into Let’s Eat: Recipes for Kids Who Cook to create a classic favorite: Chicken Pot Pie. This delightful dish combines the comfort of a home-cooked meal with the joy of cooking alongside your little chefs. So, gather ’round the kitchen table, … Continued

Sweet Potato Curry Recipe for Kids

Discover the joys of versatile, family-friendly curry with this delicious recipe from Let’s Eat. Whether you love sweet potatoes or prefer other veggies or proteins, curry is always a delightful choice. Choose from green, yellow, or red Thai curry pastes, adjusting the spice level to suit your family’s taste. And if coconut milk isn’t your … Continued

Your Favourite Quinoa Salad Recipe

It’s a simple, healthy, and filling recipe, with hearty quinoa, crunchy almonds, fresh dill, and a touch of sweetness from the cranberries. INGREDIENTS Dressing ½ cup plain yogurt ¼ cup chopped fresh dill 1 Tbsp canola or olive oil 1 Tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 tsp grated lemon zest Salad 1 cup uncooked quinoa, … Continued

Super Simple Green Beans

Green beans have a special spot at the table, as celebrated by Karen Anderson. These slender, vibrant pods, when prepared to perfection, epitomize the ideal side. A modest vegetable with the power to elevate any Thanksgiving feast. From their satisfying crunch to their earthy, fresh taste, these little green wonders are the perfect simple side. … Continued

The Fluffiest Mashed Potatoes Recipe

To achieve fluffy mashed potatoes you need to start with the right potatoes. Choose russets or Yukon Gold. Avoid waterlogging them: No sitting overnight in water, prepped and waiting to be cooked. No leaving them cooked and sitting in water, waiting to be mashed. Fluffy Mashed Potatoes INGREDIENTS 5 lb starchy potatoes (russet, Yukon Gold, … Continued

The Best Not Lipton Onion Dip Recipe

Remember that classic onion dip from the Lipton onion soup mix days? Weren’t those the best? You know, the one we’d whip up with sour cream for some serious chip-dipping action? Well, here’s a modern twist on that beloved classic from Renée Kohlman‘s cookbook Vegetables: A Love Story. Her dip takes the flavours of real … Continued