Vanilla Nutmeg Sauce

“This sauce goes well with Mom’s Apple Cake and with Apple Dumplings. ” INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup sugar 1 tablespoon flour pinch salt 1 cup boiling water 2 tablespoons butter 1 teaspoon vanilla nutmeg to taste DIRECTIONS Mix sugar, flour and salt in small saucepan. Add boiling water. Cook on low for 5 minutes until thickened.… Read more »

Garlic Jelly

Rosemary mint wine jelly

Looking for something interesting to do with all the extra garlic we have, I came across a recipe for Garlic Jelly in a local wine magazine that was taken from the Bernardin website. The jelly turned out to be very sweet, thanks to 3 cups of sugar, but was very enjoyable on warmed bread with… Read more »

Ginger Soy Dipping Sauce

“Great with pot stickers, chinese dumplings or shrimp.” INGREDIENTS 1/3 cup soy sauce 1/3 cup rice vinegar 1/3 cup thinly sliced scallions (green and white) 1 tablespoon sesame oil 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger 1 teaspoon sugar DIRECTIONS Combine all ingredients in small bowl. Yield: about 1 cup

Soy Sauce Chicken Wings

“Make a big batch for a party snack. ¬† Or use drumsticks or legs and make it meal sized.” INGREDIENTS 6 pounds chicken wings, cut off tips 2 cups brown sugar 1/2 cup soy sauce 1/2 cup water garlic to taste DIRECTIONS Wash wings. Rub well with sugar. Lay in single layer in roasting pan.… Read more »

Saucy Chardonnay Chicken and Mushrooms

“Easy enough for everyday but nice enough for entertaining.” INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons flour 1/4 teaspoon salt pinch pepper 6 boneless skinless chicken breast 2 tablespoons each butter and olive oil 1 cup Chardonnay wine 2 leeks, sliced 1 1/2 cups sliced mushrooms 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme 1/2 cup chicken stock 1/2 cup whipping cream (see… Read more »

Greek Tacos

“These are as fun for kids to put together as traditional tacos but offer a different flavour. ” INGREDIENTS 1/4 large onion, finely chopped 3 to 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 red pepper, diced 1 zucchini, diced 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 pound lean ground turkey or ground chicken 2¬†tablespoon dried greek seasonings 1 teaspoon… Read more »

Easy Chicken With Mushroom Sauce

“An elegant chicken dish yet easy enough for every day.” INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons flour 1/4 teaspoon salt pinch pepper 6 boneless skinless chicken breast 2 tablespoons each butter and olive oil 1 1/2 cups sliced mushrooms 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg 1 cup chicken stock (or 1/2 white wine, 1/2 stock) 2 –… Read more »

Chicken Souvlakia

“A tasty BBQ souvlakia. Make extra and freeze uncooked chicken on skewers. Much better than store bought. ” INGREDIENTS 6 boneless skinless chicken 1/4 cup olive oil 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 2 cloves garlic, minced DIRECTIONS Cut chicken into 2″ squares.… Read more »

Chicken with Spinach, Feta and Rice Recipe

“This is an everyday version of a family favourite. I also make a richer version, complete with cream sauce when we are entertaining. ” INGREDIENTS 4 – 6 cups spinach, washed 1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled 4 single boneless skinless chicken breast 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 2 cups chicken stock… Read more »

Honey Garlic BBQ Ribs

“This recipe is supposed to be from a famous restaurant in Montreal. All I now is it is always a crowd pleaser.” INGREDIENTS 4 pounds baby back ribs cut into strips 1/2 cup honey 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 cup ketchup 1/4 cup soy sauce 4 cloves garlic, crushed DIRECTIONS Cook ribs in boiling salted… Read more »