Entries by Nancy Henley

How to Chop Garlic and Make a Garlic Vinaigrette—Watch These Videos!

Learn how to chop garlic! Watch a budding chef demonstrate a fast, safe technique to chop garlic and make a garlic vinaigrette for salads, side dishes and marinades. Plus, discover planting tips for growing garlic at home. After visiting Ballantrae Garlic Farm, 14-year-old Tom was inspired to learn more about cooking with garlic. So, Tom […]

One-of-a-Kind Salsa Your Way—Salsa Recipe System

Salsa is essentially a mash-up of your favourite vegetables, fruits and spicy flavours. It’s easy to make—especially with our salsa recipe system—and you can use it to brighten a multitude of meals! Explore your local market for fresh, interesting and inspiring produce to use in your salsa dishes. Make seasonal salsa by following your sense […]

Why are Kitchen Knife Skills so Necessary?

Proper kitchen knife skills help fuel your body and make your cooking experience fun, fast, flavourful and safer! The truth is we need to nourish our bodies with a large variety of fresh fruits and vegetables, and the reality is that it can be time-consuming to prepare them. Let me make it easier for you […]

Kale and Apple Slaw Recipe

Can you tell we are excited about kale these days? We want you to be too! Today, we’re talking purely as busy people who need (and love) to eat. If you’re like us, you look for great go-to recipes to make meal planning and eating fresh, healthy food easier for you, your family and your guests. Craving […]

Try This Easy Kale Chips Recipe—Love Kale Again

We can almost hear the collective eye roll that just happened when we mentioned kale. But hear us out! (You’ll be rewarded with a yummy recipe below, too.) At Tree House Kitchen, we are chefs, home cooks, parents and educators. So, we get our insights about food and cooking from many different people—and that’s a […]