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Food Column- Good Food Box

The Good Food Box program is celebrating five years of good food in Sudbury.

Bridget King is the chair of the Good Food Box program and Renée Roth is the co-ordinator. (Jenifer Norwell/CBC)

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Sweet Potato Apple Pancakes


1 cup (250 mL) all-purpose flour
1⁄4 cup (63 mL) brown sugar packed
1 1⁄2 tsp (7 mL) baking powder
1 tsp (5 mL) cinnamon
1⁄2 tsp (2 mL) baking soda
1⁄4 tsp (1 mL) salt
1 cup (250 mL) milk
2 eggs
1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla
3⁄4 cups (188 mL) Ontario sweet potatoes cooked and mashed
1 Ontario Apple cored and chopped
1 Shortening for cooking
1 Ontario Maple Syrup

In large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda and salt. In separate bowl, beat together milk, eggs and vanilla; stir in sweet potato. Add to dry ingredients; stir just until moistened. Stir in apple.

Using 1/4 cup (50 mL) batt
er for each pancake, spoon into lightly greased skillet over medium heat; cook until tops are bubbly and edges cooked. Turn and cook until golden. Serve immediately with maple syrup.
(Foodland Ontario)

Creamy Cabbage And Ham AlfredoIngredients:


8 cups (2 L) sliced Ontario Cabbage, about 3/8 inch (1 cm) wide
2 tbsp (25 mL) vegetable oil
1 medium Ontario Onion, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tbsp (25 mL) all-purpose flour
1-1/2 cups (375 mL) milk
1/2 cup (125 mL) chicken stock
1/2 cup (125 mL) grated Parmesan cheese
3/4 lb (375 g) cooked ham, cut into thin strips
1/2 cup (125 mL) dry bread crumbs
2 tbsp (25 mL) butter, melted

In saucepan of boiling, salted water, cook cabbage for 5 minutes; drain and immediately cover with cold water. Drain again and set aside.

In large nonstick saucepan, heat oil over medium heat; cook onion until golden. Add garlic; cook for 1 minute. Stir in flour; cook for 1 minute. Stir in milk and chicken stock; bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer until thickened. Stir in Parmesan cheese until blended. Stir in ham and cooked cabbage, tossing to coat. Pour into oiled 13 x 9-inch (3.5 L) baking dish or 12-cup (3 L) casserole. Blend together bread crumbs and butter; sprinkle over top. Cover and refrigerate or bake, uncovered, in 325ºF (160ºC) oven for 20 minutes. (Or microwave on Medium-High/70% power for 10 to 12 minutes.)

(Foodland Ontario)