Roasted vegetable recipes are so easy – especially for a crowd. Who wants to dirty 4 pots and then babysit them, when you can just add them all into 1 – and pop it in the oven!
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Those non-fish eaters will be converted! See notes section for details…baked fish recipe…
This awesome old fashioned, yet easy dressing recipe is for both inside the bird and stove top. The choice is yours.
It can be made fresh, or made ahead, frozen, and pulled out for use whenever the mood strikes, for any meat, pork, chicken, turkey… even to add a little something to chicken pot pie.
I like this date bar recipe of my mom’s better than the bakery’s. I’ve tweaked it to my own taste… Perfect Date Bar Recipe (Date Squares): using real butter…
Molasses Ginger Cookie Recipe. Remarkably similar to Starbuck’s big chewy moist Ginger Cookies with a bit of a zing. This recipe is considered an heirloom in my friend Julie’s family for generations… Great Grandmas Molasses Crumples – Chewy Ginger Cookie Recipe:
My sister lives on an organic farm, in which they grow spelt, this is her recipe…
awesome with a nice thick potato leek soup on a rainy day.
Farmhouse Spelt Bread Recipe:
Bread & Butter Pickles Recipe (Absolutely Fabulous)
these go well with any meat or fish, you’re tuna sandwich won’t go without ever again…
This is great when just when you think you have “nothing in the house” and voila! Pudding! Perfect recipe when unexpected company drops by…
If you miss those old fashioned tea biscuits nicely puffed bits of warm fluffy delight with some jam or maple syrup then this is for you … similar to Tim Horton’s if using white flour and real butter… (we do have a wheat & dairy free version too)
Ridiculously Simple, looks and tastes like you’ve slaved all day…
Garlic Roasted Rosemary Potatoes Recipe …
No more take-out with this recipe, it’s done before you can pick up the phone & order…
7 Minute Dinner Recipe: Rice, Chicken and Veggies…
This is my own recipe for homemade crockpot beef stew – some days I’m very busy and need a super fast no fuss Canadian comfort food meal right out of the pot…The tapioca will thicken the liquid and make it’s own gravy.
How do I make salsa?
If I gave away a jar to everyone who asked, I could open a manufacturing plant… my friends have to go on a waiting list for this stuff…
Homemade Salsa Recipe…
(Excellent! One of the very best I’ve tried & adapted to my taste)
A summer frozen dessert designed for company as it serves 15! Won’t go back to the icecream cake after having this scrumptious mousse style frozen square. Can be made ahead of time and frozen, using either fresh or frozen raspberries. It looks upscale, without all the fuss.
My sister has this requested at many events. It’s restaurant quality.
Hot Broccoli Dip ~ Easy Appetizer Recipe …
Mandarin Spinach Salad Recipe with Dried Cranberries and Poppyseed Dressing – remarkably similar to Swiss Chalet’s
Pomegranate Salad Recipe with dressing, spinach, feta, pomegranates, pine nuts or Almonds… Here’s one that will surely impress. It’s fresh, slightly sweet, and oh, so good. Perfect for entertaining, yet such a family favourite, you’ll find yourself making it all the time.
Here’s a phenomenal 3 Bean Salad Recipe
I asked an almost complete stranger for it, as I had it at a party…cause it was too good to let get away… and now we’re friends!
I used both organic and regular beans (black beans mmm…) and it’s great either way.
Three Bean Salad Recipe w/Fresh Basil:
1 can chick peas, well drained & rinsed
This is a very moist pound cake recipe. My mother, Edythe, has been making this for more than 30 years. Since this is a real butter pound cake recipe – there’s an art to the order of ingredients & the mixing (ie: sifting the flour). Mrs. McCallum’s name is mentioned on the original recipe card. […]
This was one of my favourite dishes growing up. Definitely one of the top 10 have to have comfort foods Chicken Pot Pie (or Turkey): 1/2 cup milk (or omit the milk and use a combination of milk powder & 1/2 cup chicken broth instead) 1/3 cup flour 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1 1/2 cups hot […]
This is a wonderful lightly spiced yet almost sweet recipe my ex-sister in law Ellen makes. We haven’t met anyone yet who doesn’t like it, children included. She’s a marvelous cook. Since we have 25 in our immediate family and lots of friends… that’s pretty good odds! Ellen’s Pork Tenderloin: 1/2 cup maple syrup 2 […]
Coating for baked chicken drumstick recipe and simple boneless skinless chicken breast recipes:
Great with fish! Those non-fish eaters will be converted! See notes section for details…baked fish recipe…
Make your own…
This is my mom’s Pumpkin Pie Filling recipe.
She’s used the same one for as long as I can remember. I’m sure she’s tried others, but always came back to this simple, easy and definitely flavourful one. My dad, being the ultimate connoisseur of pumpkin pie (once cutting the whole pie in 4 and himself and each son-in-law having a quarter a piece) likes this one the best.
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