Grilled Cheese with Apple Butter and House-Made Tomato Soup

Do you long for the comforting food from your youth?  Our Head Chef, Renato, has come up with this delicious adult take on a kids’ classic, complete with fancy house-made apple butter spread and tomato bisque: Here’s what you need to pull off our Adult Grilled Cheese: -          2 pieces thick sliced brioche -          3 slices of camembert cheese -          ...

Scrumptious Side Dish: Root Veggies!

Searching for a scrumptious side dish for your next family meal? Our cabin kitchen recommends root vegetables! (Think baby heirloom carrots, baby red and white turnip, baby radishes.) Blanch veggies until tender. Heat a pan with oil, unsalted butter, crushed garlic and thyme. Add the veggies and heat gently. Transfer to a 350 degree oven for 10-12 minutes. Mmmm.... A ...

Chilled Garden Pea Soup

Looking for a great summer soup recipe?  Try ours! Ingredients: 12 oz. fresh shucked garden peas 2 cups fresh garden spinach 1/3 cup fresh chopped garden mint 1/4 cup fresh garden basil leaves 1 small red chili pepper, seeded & minced A pinch of smoked paprika 4 fl. oz. 35% cream Extra Virgin Olive Oil – as needed 1 cup ...

Organic Gardening: Fruits and Veggies 101

If you’ve decided to give organic gardening a go this year, start off by planting some sure-fire, low maintenance picks… Here’s a list of just some of the many easy crops you can pick and some hints for a successful start: Beans: A great choice because they are tasty fresh or frozen, and there so are many varieties available. Do ...

Mother’s Day Brunch? Try this!

Are you hosting brunch this Mother’s Day?  Why not try something a little different? Check out this recipe from John-Paul Adamo, our President and Chef: Zucchini Frittelle (Serves 8-10)  Ingredients: 4 organic free run eggs 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour (more as needed) 2 fl. oz. milk (more as needed) Salt and pepper to taste ¼ cup – grated parmegiano ...

Seeing RED!

Did you know there are over 300 varieties of tomatoes grown in Ontario? Those varieties fall into one of three groups; Round, Roma/Plum or Beefsteak. Round tomatoes are exactly that, medium in size and perfect for eating raw. Roma or Plum tomatoes while less juicy than their Round counterparts, are ideal for sauces or preserving.