In saucepan, bring vinegar, sugar, water; and salt to boil, stirring until sugar dissolves. Pour over cabbage mixture; stir to combine. Cover and let stand for 1 hour. Drain. (Make-ahead: Refrigerate for up to 24 hours.)
The aroma of baking banana bread is enough to drive just about anyone wild with anticipation. Our best version— made using the surprising (and mysteriously effective) technique of "marinating" the bananas in a buttermilk and baking soda blend—delivers on all counts. It's moist, buttery, sweet and chockfull of banana flavour.
Portion size16 servings
Credits :Canadian Living Magazine: March 2014
1 1/2 teaspoon
2 1/4 cups
1 1/2 teaspoon
per each of 16 slices: about
Total fat10 g
Saturated fat6 g
Total carbohydrate32 g
Stir together bananas, buttermilk and baking soda. Let stand for 5 minutes. Meanwhile, whisk together flour, baking powder and salt; set aside.
In large bowl, beat butter with brown sugar until combined; beat in egg, vanilla and banana mixture. Stir in flour mixture until combined; scrape into greased 9- x 5-inch (2 L) loaf pan.
Bake in 350 F (180 C) oven until cake tester inserted into centre comes out clean, 60 to 70 minutes. Let cool in pan on rack for 15 minutes. Turn out onto rack; let cool completely.
Change it up -? Chocolate Chip Banana Bread: Stir 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips into flour mixture.
Cinnamon Banana Bread: Whisk 1/2 tsp cinnamon into flour mixture.
This fresh meal packs all the flavour of Greek salad into a hearty pasta. Be sure to keep some of the cooking water before you drain the spaghetti—the starchy liquid helps create a luscious sauce when you stir it into the pasta at the end.
Prep time20 minutes
Total time20 minutes
hot pepper flakes
(21 to 25 count), peeled and deveined
(about 475 g)
Per each of 6 servings: about
Total fat10 g
Saturated fat2 g
Total carbohydrate50 g
In large saucepan of boiling lightly salted water, cook pasta according to package instructions. Reserving 1/2 cup of the cooking liquid, drain. Set aside.
In same pan, heat oil over medium heat; cook garlic, oregano and hot pepper flakes, stirring, until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add shrimp and red onion; cook, stirring, until shrimp are beginning to turn pink, about 1 minute. Add tomatoes and olives; cook, stirring occasionally, until shrimp are pink and opaque throughout and tomatoes are beginning to soften, about 2 minutes.
Stir in pasta, parsley and reserved cooking liquid; cook for 1 minute. Top with feta.
Mint—rather than traditional parsley—makes this gremolata herb sauce a perfect pairing for lamb.
Portion size4 servings
Credits :Canadian Living Magazine: September 2014
yellow-fleshed baby potatoes
(about 450 g total), trimmed
Per serving: about
Total fat14 g
Saturated fat3 g
Total carbohydrate29 g
In large pot of boiling salted water, cook potatoes until tender, about 15 minutes; drain. Transfer to bowl; toss with lemon zest, 1 tsp olive oil and a pinch each salt and pepper.
Mint Gremolata: Meanwhile, in small bowl, whisk together mint, garlic, 2 tbsp olive oil, the lemon zest and a pinch each salt and pepper; set aside.
Rub lamb chops with 1 tsp olive oil; sprinkle with a pinch each salt and pepper. In large skillet over medium heat, cook lamb chops until golden brown and instant-read thermometer inserted in centre reads 145F (63C) for medium-rare, about 8 minutes. Top lamb with gremolata; serve with potatoes.