Over 150 flavourful, everyday vegetarian recipes celebrating the ease and versatility of cooking with vegetables that will satisfy everyone, from award-winning chefs Lynn Crawford and Lora Kirk.

Two Chefs in the Garden is packed with vegetarian recipes inspired by country living, growing vegetables, and a desire to eat more plants. From the endless bounty of their garden—sweet cherry tomatoes, spicy arugula, earthy leeks, zucchini, eggplant, pumpkins, potatoes, and more—chefs and vegetable farmers Crawford and Kirk’s stunning collection of over 150 recipes coax the most out of vibrant seasonal produce in unique and exciting dishes: Pan-Roasted Asparagus with Sage, Shallot Cream, and Crispy Parmesan; Tempura Eggplant Tacos; Garden Ratatouille Pasta Salad; End-of-Summer Tomato Risotto; Celery Root Soup with Brown Butter Sunflower Seed Pesto and Hickory Sticks; Sweet Corn, Potato, and Leek Chowder; Spaghetti Squash Gratin with Leeks and Spinach; Beet Falafel with Lemony Tzatziki; Pumpkin Mac and Cheese; Apple Brown Sugar Pancake; Ginger Rhubarb Custard Tarts; Cherry Ruffled Milk Pie; and Summer Berry Spoon Cake with Vanilla Sauce.

Crawford and Kirk take readers on a culinary tour through a stunning array of recipes, showcasing the abundant rewards of their garden throughout the seasons. You’ll discover new and approachable ways to cook with vegetables and make plant-based foods the central part of your meals. Featuring beautiful photography throughout, Two Chefs in the Garden celebrates the ease and versatility of cooking with vegetables that will satisfy everyone.

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Bestselling author and chef Lynn Crawford teams up with chef Lora Kirk to deliver more than 140 super-delicious recipes for causal home cooking to enjoy family-style.

Chefs Lynn Crawford and Lora Kirk share their favourite family-style recipes for everyday cooking and casual celebrations at home. Creating a family meal: setting the table, sharing dishes passed around the table in large bowls or platters and enjoying it with one another is cooking at its best. Cook together and eat together—it just does not get any better than that. Sitting down and enjoying a meal together is one of the greatest gifts we can give one another.

Hearth & Home features over 140 delicious and comforting recipes—from Turkey Cheddar Biscuit Pot Pie and Honey-Garlic Ribs to Buttery Mashed Potatoes and Sweet Onion Cornbread—that are all achievable for any home cook. Most of these dishes come together quickly with few ingredients and basic techniques. Inside you will find many mains, an abundance of side dishes and show-stopping desserts to create and share a meal family-style, whether it is a quick weeknight supper, a weekend get-together, or a special-occasion celebration. The book includes suggestions for building a family-style meal, but feel free to create your own feast of shared plates.

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Farm to Chef:  Cooking Through the Seasons

Chef Lynn Crawford celebrates the bounty of the seasons with over 140 recipes featuring farm-fresh produce for every occasion.

There’s nothing more satisfying than going to a farmer’s market, picking out the freshest produce and creating vibrant recipes to showcase those ingredients. Farm to Chef comes to life with Lynn Crawford’s passion for seasonal cooking and takes readers on a year-long journey with 140 original recipes, organized by season. You’ll discover how easy it is to prepare fresh market ingredients, with a range of the chef’s favourite fruits and vegetables: peas and rhubarb in the spring, summer berries and corn, leeks and pears in the fall, and parsnips and squash in the winter months.

Whether you’re braising, roasting, baking or preserving an abundance of produce, these recipes will offer immediate inspiration. Lynn shares her go-to favourites, like Harvest Apple Pie, Primavera Pizza with Ramp Pesto and Zucchini Bread with Walnut-Honey Butter, and new takes on the classics, including Butter Chicken with Rutabaga, Morel Mushroom Panzanella Salad, and Fennel Gratin with Feta and Dill. In the autumn, curl up with a warm bowl of Carrot Lemongrass Soup with Ginger Pork Dumplings, but when the weather heats up, enjoy Grilled Flank Steak with Charred Beefsteak Tomatoes and Blue Cheese. With something for everyone and beautiful photography throughout, Farm to Chef celebrates the bounty of the seasons and will become a mainstay in your kitchen.

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Toronto Cooks

100 Signature Recipes from the City’s Best Restaurants


There has never been a more exciting time to eat in Toronto. While always known for its vibrant and varied food scene, over the past few years the city has been experiencing a culinary explosion. Innovative, globally minded, locally focused restaurants have been cropping up all over town as Toronto evolves into one of the world’s greatest places to eat. Toronto Cooks: 100 Signature Recipes from the City’s Best Restaurants captures this evolution specifically with the home cook in mind. Dozens of our greatest chefs, from veteran to rising star, have generously shared their fan-favourite, personally tested recipes, ranging from the decadent (The Grove’s foie gras, hibiscus, beet and lingonberry) to the sublime (Momofuku Milk Bar’s Crack Pie®)

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Goodness: Recipes and Stories

By Peter Neal and Chris Neal 


Goodness: Recipes & Stories celebrates 37 good food fighters from across Canada—chefs, entrepreneurs, growers, and food activists who believe that good food, accessible to all, has the power to enrich lives and build strong communities. From supporting sustainability to championing access, outreach, and education, these individuals serve up tablefuls of goodness every day—and in this cookbook they serve up some of their favourite recipes, too. Well-known chefs such as Lora Kirk, Brad Long, Jamie Kennedy, and Vikram Vij, entrepreneurs such as Elana Rosenfeld from Kicking Horse Coffee and Mike Fata from Manitoba Hemp Harvest, food activists such as Nick Saul, Lil MacPherson, and Sarah Harmer, community food centre champions such as Kim Fox and Paul Taylor, and growers such as Gillian Flies of The New Farm and Michael Abelman of Fields of Plenty explain why good food matters and what community means to them as well as share personal recipes that are perfect for enjoying with family and friends.

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At Home with Lynn Crawford

200 Of My Favorite Easy Recipeshomebox_books

Chef Lynn Crawford is passionate about cooking in her busy restaurant, but when she has time off, nothing beats cooking for family and friends in her own kitchen. Simple, real home cooking that’s full of great flavour is the secret to Crawford’s favourite everyday recipes that she serves at home.

Here, she offers sure-fire recipes that she makes over and over because they’re crowd-pleasingly delicious and keep things easy in the kitchen. From Sunday brunches to grilling to cocktails and desserts, Chef Lynn has got you covered. You’ll find a wide variety of one-pot dishes such as Smoked Salmon and Potato Chowder and perfect sweets like Banana Fritters with Coconut and Coffee Caramel Sauce.

At Home with Lynn Crawford includes beautiful photography of the finished recipes to inspire you to keep it simple and enjoy time in your kitchen.

At Home With Lynn Crawford is available at Ruby Watchco.


Lynn Crawford’s Pitchin’ In

homebox_aboutLynn Crawford’s Pitchin’ In chronicles Chef Lynn Crawford’s road trip across North America, describing the people she meets, the land, and of course, the food. She travels from the Bay of Fundy, where some of the finest lobster in the world is caught, to Vancouver Island to haul in trap after trap of the best Dungeness crab available, to Kansas, where a small group of farmers is reviving heritage turkey, to Perth County in Southwestern Ontario, famous for some of the best pork in Canada and home to one of only a handful of farmers who are raising wild boar.

In Lynn Crawford’s Pitchin’ In, Crawford shares many of the amazing and simple recipes from her adventures and celebrates the local food heroes she meets along the way. She gives us her best food and cooking tips and recipes for many of her favourite dishes to enjoy with family and friends.

Recipes include Cider-Glazed Pork Chops, Creamy Chicken Paprika, Honey Butter Roasted Scallops, Mac ‘n’ Cheese ‘n’ Wild Boar, and Lamb Shepherd’s Pie. And she doesn’t forget wonderful desserts to top off every meal, such as Pecan Blueberry Cobbler and Red Velvet Cupcakes.

Pitchin’ In Cookbooks are available at Ruby Watchco.