Lime & Mint Marinated Chicken Skewers

This simple recipe is a crowd pleaser. Kids like it because there's no garlic or strong spices. Make ahead to allow the marinade to work it's magic!   INGREDIENTS 2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breast 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil Zest of 3 limes Juice of 3 limes 3 tbsp fresh chopped mint 1/2 tsp [...]

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Father’s Day French Toast

Pancakes are great, but do flapjacks use of leftover bread AND taste delicious? No, no they do not. French toast is simple to make and it's a great way for kids to get involved in making something special for dad.   INGREDIENTS 8 x 1" thick slices of your favourite bread. Challah is excellent for [...]

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Lemon Posset

Made with just cream, honey and citrus juice, this old-world dessert is simple and lovely. Lighter than custard, denser than mousse, possets are something you must try to truly appreciate!   INGREDIENTS 4 cups heavy or whipping cream (free from thickeners, if you can find it) 1/2 cup of honey 1/3 cup lemon juice 1 tablespoon of [...]

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Basic Cut-Out Cookie Recipe

This simple recipe makes a tasty sugar cookie with a good cookie crumb. Feel free to add spices, lemon zest, or different extracts to play with flavouring. INGREDIENTS -1 cup unsalted butter, softened -1 cup granulated sugar -2 eggs, room temperature -4 cups all-purpose flour -1/2 cup cornstarch -3/4 teaspoon kosher salt -1 teaspoon vanilla or almond [...]

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Almond Flour Drop Biscuits

Whether you're eating a low-carb diet or looking for a high-protein snack, these easy to make biscuits hit the spot. Add herbs and spices to change the flavour! Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. INGREDIENTS 2 cup of fine ground almond flour 2 large eggs (room temp) 1/3 cup of [...]

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German-Style Red Cabbage

This recipe transforms humble red cabbage into a jewel-toned and incredibly delicious side dish. Both sweet and tart, this traditional German dish goes equally well with beef roasts, pork sausages and roasted poultry.   INGREDIENTS 5 cups thinly sliced red cabbage 1/2 large yellow onion finely diced 1 large Granny Smith apple, diced 4 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons red currant [...]

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Linzer Cookies

With its trademark windowpane of jam and dusting of powdered sugar, Linzer cookies are one of the prettiest confections on a cookie plate. They are a bit labour intensive, but not difficult to make. Perfect to make with friends or family. They keep for a few days in the fridge or can be frozen for up to [...]

By | November 13th, 2020|Recipes|Comments Off on Linzer Cookies

Roasted Cinnamon Sweet Potato Rounds

Looking for an alternative to mashed yams for your holiday table? These crispy, caramelized sweet potato rounds are just the ticket. Fast and easy to make, you can easily switch up your seasonings to adapt this recipe for any meal.   INGREDIENTS 4 large sweet potatoes, washed and dried 4 teaspoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 [...]

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70’s-Style Stuffed Peppers

If you ate dinner in the 70's, you're probably familiar with stuffed peppers—the affordable comfort food dish that could feed a family and then some. Serve with salad and thick slices of crusty buttered bread.   INGREDIENTS makes six servings 6 large peppers (green, red or orange) 2 tablespoons butter, melted 1/2 cup finely chopped [...]

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Old-Fashioned Carrot Cake

This classic recipe can be baked in one 10" bundt pan, 10" springform or you can make a two layer 8" cake. Topped with cream cheese frosting or left plain, this is one of those old-fashioned treats that always please. INGREDIENTS 3 cups sifted flour 1 1/2 cups white sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons [...]

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