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5 Festive Fall Dishes

‘Tis the season for pies, stews, soups and all-around comfort foods! Here are five festive dishes to try this fall from our favourite food blogger, Open Kitchen‘s Val Howes.

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Thanksgiving Green Beans with Lardons

Who says veggies can’t be comforting? This dish, crafted by Danny Smiles of Montreal’s Le Bremner restaurant, combines fresh green beans with roasted garlic, sliced almonds, Romano cheese, smoked bacon and a fried egg for a rich and flavourful result.

Get the recipe here.

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Mixed Berry Pie

A slice of fresh berry pie makes for a flavourful finish to any fall meal. We got this chef-approved recipe from Top Chef Canada contestant Todd Perrin.

Get the recipe here.

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Catalan-Style Mussel Soup

Who doesn’t love to come home to a hot bowl of soup on a chilly autumn day? This Catalan-style dish, from chef Rob Bragagnolo of Marben restaurant in Toronto, combines fresh seafood with a rich and fragrant broth for the perfect seasonal soup.

Get the recipe here.

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Curled-Up Sticky Treacle Scones

We wouldn’t mind curling up with one of these sweet treats in hand. This confection comes courtesy of Calgarians Julie van Rosendaal and Pierre Lamielle from their new cookbook, Alice Eats: A Wonderland Cookbook, and it’s sure to please. Just be sure to make extras.

Get the recipe here.

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Roasted and Raw Root Vegetable Salad

Chef Dale Mackey of Saskatoon’s soon-to-open Ayden Kitchen & Bar pairs kale, sweet potatoes and turnips with crisp croutons and a tangy balsamic vinaigrette in this seasonal salad – perfect for your next dinner party.

Get the recipe here.

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