Tastes of Summer

Peach Bourbon Praline Crisp - Food Gypsy

Bourbon Peach Praline Crisp

August 24, 2016 | 3 Comments

Bourbon Peach Praline Crisp combines ripe summer flavours in a harmony so out of this world it’s a ‘must try’ recipe.  The peach filling is clean and sweet with the subtle hints of bourbon and...

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A family holiday, complete with beach time and seafood indulgence with Lobster Stuffed Baked Potatoes and a bit of PEI Cottage Cooking. Prince Edward Island (PEI), home to red dirt and wild beaches, the perfect...

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Ratatouille – Rustic French Vegetable Stew

September 27, 2015 | 8 Comments

Packed with fresh, late summer vegetables Ratatouille takes advantage of a bountiful garden in a classic Provencal stew, a staple of French country cooking.  Roma tomatoes, zucchini, eggplant, peppers, onions, garlic, parsley, thyme, bay and...

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This recipe for Butter Basted Grilled Chicken with Thyme & Chillies creates a light, flavorful chicken that underscores the true taste of chicken.  Got charcoal?  Even better! Sometimes I read recipes and think, can you...

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Quick Summer Spaghetti, Garden Freshness

August 26, 2015 | 12 Comments

A quick, cold fresh bruschetta tossed with hot, fresh-from-the-pot pasta fills the room with tangy aroma. This super simple Summer Spaghetti is a quick side dish or vegetarian main, perfect in the end of summer...

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Curried Potato Salad – Picnic Perfect

August 7, 2015 | 12 Comments

Nothing like a quick twist on a classic to keep a meal interesting.  Try Curried Potato Salad at your next get together for a little taste of something different. OK, so I had too many...

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Sweet & Sour Slaw with Honey Vinaigrette

August 4, 2015 | 4 Comments

This summer’s theme on Food Gypsy is fun, light, tasty food that goes just as easily from the kitchen to the cottage, on a picnic or into the backyard.  Tart and tangy with a hint...

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Wax Bean Salad in Bacon Vinaigrette

August 3, 2015 | 3 Comments

A late summer salad that makes a great side or a light meal, Wax Bean Salad in Bacon Vinaigrette is served warm, wafting with the intoxicating aroma of bacon. Fresh beans are beginning to flood...

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Crispy Asian Noodle Salad

July 28, 2015 | 9 Comments

Beat the heat with something cold, crunchy and satisfying.  Whip up a big bowl of Crispy Asian Noodle Salad, toss a little protein at the grill and that, my friends, is dinner. A touch of...

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Dutch Baby Pancake with Summer Fruit

July 10, 2015 | 15 Comments

Weekend indulgence.  Dutch Baby Pancake with Summer Fruit, a flan-style brunch or late night snack that induces a carbohydrate coma and yet feels healthy because hey, there’s fruit. I’ve never understood the name Dutch Baby Pancake...

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Loaded Baked Potato Salad

July 9, 2015 | 9 Comments

Love baked potatoes dripping with sour cream, covered in bacon bits and chives?  Me too!  That’s why Loaded Baked Potato Salad is always a big hit at our house. A summer staple, served warm Loaded...

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Mexican Grilled Corn Salsa

June 29, 2015 | 4 Comments

Tangy spice and fresh flavour, Mexican Grilled Corn Salsa a summer condiment for added dimension to burgers, salads and tacos. Things I love about summer cooking:  cooking outdoors.  From appetizers to mains and everything in between.   Reasons every...

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