Greek Zucchini Salad

“Looking for something different to do with the plethora of zucchini from your garden? Try this raw zucchini salad. Make this salad ahead and let marinade in fridge for a couple of hours so tastes combine and zucchini softens.” INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 clove garlic, minced salt & pepper… Read more »

Greek Salad Dressing 2

“The lemon juice in this recipe makes for a very traditionally ‘greek’ flavour. While my original Greek Salad Dressing is still good, we like this one better.” INGREDIENTS ½ cup olive oil ¼ cup lemon juice 1 tsp. salt ½ tsp. oregano leaves or basil leaves 1 clove garlic, finely chopped red peppers, coarsely diced… Read more »

Greek Salad Dressing

“Make this more of less garlicky to your taste.” INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup olive oil 1/4 cup white vinegar 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 teaspoon sugar 1 teaspoon fresh chopped oregano red peppers, coarsely diced cucumber, coarsely diced red onion, coarsely diced tomatoes, quartered kalamata olives feta cheese DIRECTIONS Mix all dressing ingredients and let stand… Read more »

7 Day Coleslaw Salad

“You can use white or red cabbage in this recipe but the red cabbage looks beautiful on the table.  This salad lasts for more than 7 days.  We have enjoyed it in the fridge for up to 14 days.  The longer it sits, the better.” INGREDIENTS 1 head cabbage 1 large onion 3/4 cup white… Read more »

Fresh Corn Salad

“A great way to use up corn from any leftover corn on the cob.” INGREDIENTS 2-3 fresh sweetcorn, cut from the cob 1/3 red pepper, chopped 1/2 small zucchini, chopped 1/4 red onion, chopped 1 tomato, seeded and chopped 3 tablespoons parsely, chopped 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon lime juice 1 small clove garlic,… Read more »

Caesar Salad

“Make this more or less garlicky to your taste.” INGREDIENTS 4 cloves garlic, peeled 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce salt and pepper to taste 2 to 4 anchovies, rinsed and mashed or equivalent in paste 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 2 large eggs, gently boiled for 1… Read more »

Broccoli Salad

“Quick and easy and a great way to eat broccoli. The dried cranberries add a lot more zing than raisins. ” INGREDIENTS 1 package broccoli slaw or 1 head broccoli 1/2 pound bacon crumbled 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1 onion, chopped 1/4 cup dried cranberries, soy nuts DRESSING 1 cup light mayonnaise 1/4 cup… Read more »

Beet and Goat Cheese Salad

“I love beets when they are ready in the garden. This is a simple but elegant way to serve fresh beets.” INGREDIENTS beets, boiled and sliced goat cheese olive oil balsamic vinegar (optional) salt and pepper DIRECTIONS Cut off the greens of the beets leaving about 1 inch of the stem on. Do not cut… Read more »

Caramel Sauce

“While I use this recipe to make Banana Tarts every Christmas, I always keep a can of prepared caramel in the refrigerator for snacks. The kids really enjoy a small spoonful with sliced apples and bananas, much better than that runny store bought version.” INGREDIENTS 1 can eagle brand sweetened, condensed milk DIRECTIONS Place can… Read more »

Mom’s Apple Cake

“This is a great fall recipe, nicely spiced, very heavy and moist. It tastes great on it’s own but even better with vanilla nutmeg sauce. The cake batter can also be made into Apple Muffins, just cut down on the baking time. ” INGREDIENTS 3 eggs, beaten 2 cups sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla 1 1/2… Read more »