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ciao! cooks Rutabaga Fries This take on a summer favourite has less starch and an added sugary surprise. INGREDIENTS: 2 medium sized rutabagas canola oil for deep frying 1 tsp seasoning salt 1 tsp brown sugar 1 Tbsp hemp seed hearts Honey Dill Sauce 1 cup real mayonnaise 1/2 cup local honey juice from 1/2 a lemon pinch of salt and pepper 1/4 cup chopped fresh dill METHOD: 1. Thoroughly wash rutabagas and remove any dark spots. 2. Cut rutabagas into french fry sized sticks and soak in water for a few minutes. Let drain in a colander. 3. Pre-heat deep fryer to 300° F and cook for 7 minutes, stirring once or twice. 4. Once fully cooked, immediately toss with seasoning salt, hemp seed hearts and brown sugar. Honey Dill Sauce Mix all ingredients in a bowl. Yield 3 servings ciao! / june/july / two thousand fifteen 29