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Stuffed Winter Squash

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If you haven’t yet familiarized yourself with stuffed squash, it’s time to do so! It’s warm, filling and packed with delicious flavours and textures. Great on a cool fall or winter evening, this recipe is sure to warm you up and satisfy your taste buds! Stuffed Winter Squash 1 large or 2 small winter squash,… Read more »


Honey Roasted Walnuts: a sweet treat or salad addition

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With the current popularity of candied pecans, I have found walnuts to be often overlooked as a wonderful alternative. Walnuts have the highest amount of omega-3 fatty acids in comparison to other nuts and are very high in antioxidants, protein, fibre, magnesium, phosphorous and many other important nutrients. As a walnut lover (fresh-crop only!), I… Read more »


Rancho’s Coco Maple Granola ~ tried, tested and true!

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This recipe for Rancho’s Coco Maple Granola is totally flexible. Feel free to play around with your own combinations of dried fruit, nuts and seeds. Besides breakfast and/or snacks, take this granola hiking, camping or backpacking. It’s lightweight, high in calories and easy to store, similar to trail mix and muesli. Try it in combination… Read more »


Citrus Berry Iced Green Tea

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With the hot Okanagan summer looming before us, a recipe for a light, refreshing beverage is good to have on hand. This recipe is simple, very refreshing and lovely to sip on a hot afternoon. Golden Inca berries have many other names. They are sometimes called ground cherries, bladder berries, winter berries, cape gooseberries ~ phew,… Read more »


Pecan Garlic Paté

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To add to our ever-growing video series, here is yet another great video from our Rancho Kitchen. Pecan Garlic Paté is a great potluck dish or an awesome dinner party starter. Serves well with raw veggies or crackers AND makes a mean sandwich spread! Don’t have pecans? Walnuts work great too! This recipe has lots of… Read more »


Ricardo’s Candied Pecans

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VIN-YO-LA is not only the surname of Richard and Sue Vignola, it is also a city in the province of Modena, Italy. So inviting an Italian chef up to La Cucina Rancho (the Rancho Kitchen) seemed like a great way to celebrate some Italian heritage. We invited Ricardo and Sue of Ricardo’s Mediterranean Kitchen to spend… Read more »


Easy Peasy Cashew Gravy

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Well, now most folks will have their beautiful cashews at their fingertips! Maybe you want to impress some vegetarian friends? Or you are a vegetarian who didn’t know these precious little nuts are so versatile! A good gravy can come in many forms, but the beauty of cashew gravy is that it is a flavour… Read more »


Gluten-FREE Granola… just like Mom makes

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Last week my mom invited me over for a walk. I arrived at her house to the pleasant aroma of freshly-baked, homemade granola! Oh, what a smell! Ginger, cinnamon and maple syrup wafted warmly from the kitchen like nothing I have ever smelled before. The recipe had its humble beginnings in Alive magazine. But the… Read more »



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Posts Tagged: recipe

Stuffed Winter Squash

Posted by & filed under recipe.

If you haven’t yet familiarized yourself with stuffed squash, it’s time to do so! It’s warm, filling and packed with delicious flavours and textures. Great on a cool fall or winter evening, this recipe is sure to warm you up and satisfy your taste buds! Stuffed Winter Squash 1 large or 2 small winter squash,… Read more »


Honey Roasted Walnuts: a sweet treat or salad addition

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With the current popularity of candied pecans, I have found walnuts to be often overlooked as a wonderful alternative. Walnuts have the highest amount of omega-3 fatty acids in comparison to other nuts and are very high in antioxidants, protein, fibre, magnesium, phosphorous and many other important nutrients. As a walnut lover (fresh-crop only!), I… Read more »


Rancho’s Coco Maple Granola ~ tried, tested and true!

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This recipe for Rancho’s Coco Maple Granola is totally flexible. Feel free to play around with your own combinations of dried fruit, nuts and seeds. Besides breakfast and/or snacks, take this granola hiking, camping or backpacking. It’s lightweight, high in calories and easy to store, similar to trail mix and muesli. Try it in combination… Read more »


Citrus Berry Iced Green Tea

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With the hot Okanagan summer looming before us, a recipe for a light, refreshing beverage is good to have on hand. This recipe is simple, very refreshing and lovely to sip on a hot afternoon. Golden Inca berries have many other names. They are sometimes called ground cherries, bladder berries, winter berries, cape gooseberries ~ phew,… Read more »


Pecan Garlic Paté

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To add to our ever-growing video series, here is yet another great video from our Rancho Kitchen. Pecan Garlic Paté is a great potluck dish or an awesome dinner party starter. Serves well with raw veggies or crackers AND makes a mean sandwich spread! Don’t have pecans? Walnuts work great too! This recipe has lots of… Read more »


Ricardo’s Candied Pecans

Posted by & filed under article, recipe.

VIN-YO-LA is not only the surname of Richard and Sue Vignola, it is also a city in the province of Modena, Italy. So inviting an Italian chef up to La Cucina Rancho (the Rancho Kitchen) seemed like a great way to celebrate some Italian heritage. We invited Ricardo and Sue of Ricardo’s Mediterranean Kitchen to spend… Read more »


Easy Peasy Cashew Gravy

Posted by & filed under article, recipe.

Well, now most folks will have their beautiful cashews at their fingertips! Maybe you want to impress some vegetarian friends? Or you are a vegetarian who didn’t know these precious little nuts are so versatile! A good gravy can come in many forms, but the beauty of cashew gravy is that it is a flavour… Read more »


Gluten-FREE Granola… just like Mom makes

Posted by & filed under recipe.

Last week my mom invited me over for a walk. I arrived at her house to the pleasant aroma of freshly-baked, homemade granola! Oh, what a smell! Ginger, cinnamon and maple syrup wafted warmly from the kitchen like nothing I have ever smelled before. The recipe had its humble beginnings in Alive magazine. But the… Read more »