Archive of posts from June 2020

    Rhubarb Ice Cream


    With a steady supply of rhubarb arriving weekly, I used this week’s fruit to make an ice cream. Its tartness and colourful ripple made it a standout summer treat.

    5-Ingredient Strawberry Shortcakes


    We get weekly deliveries from Thames River Melons, a farm in Ontario offering market boxes this summer, in lieu of selling at farmers’ market stands. When a heaping flat (6 quarts) plus another 2L basket of local strawberries greets you on your doorstop, you know that summer ...

    Rhubarb Crisp (Serious Eats)


    The reviews are in: last week’s rhubarb crisp, containing unconventional ingredients like red wine and poppy seeds, was not well received. Our household prefers more conventional flavours, which disappoints me, as I always like to try new things. To appease the majority, I tur...

    Wine-Poached Rhubarb and Poppy Seed Crisp


    We’ve been enjoying our market box deliveries from Thames River Melons, a fruit and vegetable farm, an hour and a half drive west of Toronto. We’re not going to be able to browse the market stands this summer, so I’m glad Dr. S found out that Thames was delivering. During May...