To marinate or not to marinate?

I’m a fan of marinating. A marinade adds flavour and to a certain extent tenderizes. But the main reason I marinate is because a marinade can help reduce the carcinogens that are produced when protein hits a high heat particularly when cooked on a BBQ. All great marinades use three basics: they contain an acidic […]

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Quinoa and Tofu Pilaf with Leek, Mushrooms, Cranberries and Pecans

Recipe from: The Vegetarians Complete Quinoa Cookbook (Whitecap 2012) Recipe created by: Jan Main PHEc   Makes 8 cups (2 L) One serving = 2 cups (500 mL)   1 cup (250 mL) red quinoa, rinsed and drained 2 cups (500 mL) vegetable broth 2 tbsp (30 mL) canola oil 1 leek, cleaned, trimmed, white […]

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