Roasted Carrot and Ginger Soup

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If you're going to learn one thing about cooking from me, let it be this. Roasting vegetables brings out the best of their flavors. It intensifies their best notes, makes the vegetables sweeter and more flavorful. Take this soup for example. Carrot ginger soup is delicious. I've made it and enjoyed it many times in the past. But the other day, in the grocery store, I suddenly thought of roasting the combination. I knew I would make a soup ten times better than the unroasted kind. And I was totally right. This soup has the most amazing, rich and delicious flavor of carrot and ginger. It's fall and comfort in a bowl! Roasted Carrot Ginger Soup: By Miriam Pascal, … [Read more...]

Honey Glazed Garlic and Ginger Sugar Snaps

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Hey everyone, remember when my blog friend Tali from More Quiche, Please guest posted for me over the summer when my sister got married? Well now I got to repay the favor! I made my favorite vegetables in the world, and I talk all about them on Tali's Blog. So go check out my absolutely amazing Honey Glazed Garlic and Ginger Sugar Snaps, and have a peek around her blog. Tell her I say hi!   Hope you love this awesome recipe folks! Thanks for stopping by, and don't forget to enter my giveaway- a copy of Decorating Cookies by Bridget Edwards! -Miriam … [Read more...]

Carrot Ginger Salad Dressing

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Here's something you should know about me. I don't really like carrots. Not raw ones anyway. Here's something else I should tell you. I despise ginger. Especially fresh ginger. One more thing. I love carrot-ginger dressing. Seriously love it. Always have. I first tasted this dressing, like many people did, at a local Japanese restaurant. I'm pretty sure the house salad came with the entree. Oddly enough, I remember nothing about the meal but the "free" salad. Maybe that's because my mother is an amazing cook, and has an even better palate. She has this magical way of tasting something at a restaurant, closing her eyes and tasting all of the components, then going home and recreating it. … [Read more...]