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January 2017, Volume 13, Issue 1

Kitchen to the Table, The Kitchen Store in Orangeville

Pulses

Happy New Year starts with great food

Each new day can bring a new beginning. The clean slate is in front of us to start a new year off on the right foot. Health and wellness is often at the forefront on our thinking when making new habits and resolutions. We resolve to be better meal planners because they say that if you fail to plan then you plan to fail.

Try slow cooked or pressure cooked meals

It's not uncommon to go to work with no dinner plans and come home with something quick and dirty. Slow cooked or pressure cooked meals can be the answer to your planning prayers. Soups, salads and stews are so nourishing and easy to make. Look for healthy recipes involving lots of vegetables and goodness, such as lentils and beans, otherwise known as pulses.

In This Issue:

Canadian FlagCanadian Fun Food Fact


Did you know that Saskatchewan is known as the world's largest exporter of green lentils?

Sigrid and Staff

 

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Breville Flavour Maker 7 Quart Slow Cooker

Breville Flavour Maker 7 quart Slow Cooker

For best results when slow cooking it is ideal to sear the ingredients first. Lock in the flavours of your meat pieces by searing and sautéing your onions and garlic. The Breville Flavour Maker, 7 quart slow cooker, allows you to do this step directly in your slow cooker casserole. Breville’s EasySear® pan retains more flavour because everything happens in one pot. The casserole insert goes from the stovetop directly into the slow cooking unit. It can also be used independently in the oven.

Slow cooked and healthy food that the family can’t wait to eat.

$169.00

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Breville Fast Slow Pro

Breville Fast Slow Pro

What if we told you that you could have nutritious, delicious and satisfying Sunday dinners any day of the week in a fraction of the time? To pique your interest further: What if you only had one pot to clean and you could also save money and energy while cooking? Imagine if you had an appliance that does all of this for you PLUS the ability to slow cook, sauté, sear, reduce (thicken) and steam? Sign me up!

Breville’s Fast Slow Pro is a combination pressure and slow cooker with hands-free steam release. This machine knows the correct pressure; temperature and time that different foods need to optimize successful cooking. It truly is pressure cooking for dummies.

$320.00

 

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Kitchen Gadgets

Zyliss Lift n’ Lock Can Opener

Haven’t got time to soak beans for delicious soups and chili? We understand that time is of the essence when planning quick and nutritious meals and sometimes those ingredients are locked into a can. The Zyliss Lock n’ Lift Can Opener is a smart tool that combines ease of use and safety by allowing secure disposal of cut lids with the help of a magnet and removing possible contact with sharp edges.

$28.00

Zyliss Lift n’ Lock Can Opener

Cole & Mason Kingsley Herb and Spice Grinder

Cole & Mason Kingsley Herb and Spice Grinder“Get more flax seed in your diet.” This is sage advice from health gurus.
Top benefits of flax seeds daily are that they are high in fiber which promotes digestive health and they are also high in antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids. 1-2 tablespoons daily will do the body good.

The Kingsley Herb and Spice mill is the perfect accessory for cooks who enjoy healthy fresh ingredients. This mill will grind most dry spices and even oily seeds, such as flax, with its powerful carbon steel mechanism. The mill carries a lifetime guarantee. Adjust the grind to suit your needs. The spices store easily by using the stainless steel lid.

$33.00

 

KitchenArt Adjust-A-Teaspoon, Tablespoon and Cup

Use one gadget to measure all teaspoon measurements ranging from 1/8 to 1 teaspoon. Simply slide the Adjust-A-Teaspoon to adjust the measurement.

Also available is the Adjust-A-Tablespoon, ranging from ½ teaspoon to 1 tablespoon and Adjust-A-Cup, ranging from 1/8 cup to 2 cups measurement.

Adjust-A tablespoon and cup shown below.

Starting at $9.99

KitchenArt Adjust-A-Teaspoon, Tablespoon and Cup

Chef’n FreshForce™ Citrus Juicer

Chef’n FreshForce™ Citrus JuicerAn easy way to invite better health into your life is to commit to a lemon each day. Add warm lemon water to your morning routine and your body will thank you in many ways. You’ll see.

With the FreshForce™ Citrus Juicer, squeezing citrus is easier than ever.

  • Produces 20% more juice than conventional hand-held juicers
  • Dual gear-mechanism increases pressing power
  • Easy-to-squeeze handles
  • Hand wash recommended

$34.00

 

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Simple Vegetable and Lentil Soup

Simple Vegetable and Lentil Soup

From - A beginner's guide to slow cooking with your Breville Flavour Maker

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 3 large onions chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 kg smoked ribs or bacon bones
  • 4 sticks celery, finely chopped
  • 5 carrots, diced
  • 1 medium sweet potato (400g), peeled and diced
  • 12 cups/3 liters chicken or vegetable stock
  • 2 cups/400g red lentils, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup/220g green lentils, rinsed and drained
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup chopped fresh coriander or parsley

Directions

  1. Place EasySear™ Pan onto stovetop and preheat for 2 to 3 minutes, add oil, heat for a further 1 minute.
  2. Add onions and garlic, sauté for 5 minutes or until onion has softened, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add smoked ribs, celery and carrots, cook for 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Slow Cooking
  4. Place EasySear™ Pan back into Slow Cooker base.
  5. Add, sweet potato, stock and lentils to pan, mixing well.
  6. Cover with Lid, turn the Temperature Control Dial to 'HIGH' setting and cook for 4 to 5 hours or until lentils are soft.
  7. Season with salt and pepper; serve hot with chopped coriander or parsley.

Serves 8 - 10

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Lampe Berger, Stone Lamp

Expected this month! Add a touch of character to your interior with this lamp with its unique natural/ industrial style. Urban meets rural with this beautiful Stone Lamp. Much like mineral stones found outdoors these lamps shimmer with inlaid micro-glitter in the matte lacquer finish. These beauties are available in concrete grey, charcoal black and frosted white.

$68.00

Lamp Berger

Purify the air and add a fragrance of your choice. At this time of year customers really believe in the fresh eucalyptus scent to stave away coughs and colds. Kills airborne germs so you can play.

500 ml $24.00 and 1Litre $40.00