Blueberry Corn Muffins

Ingredients: 1 ½ cup flour                                                    1 ½ cup cornmeal 1/3 cup sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon salt 2/3 cup sour cream 2/3 cup milk…

Penne with Roasted Garlic Cream Sauce

Ingredients 1 tablespoon sunflower oil 2 tablespoons minced garlic ½ ounce white cooking wine 2 cups whipping cream (35%) Salt and pepper to taste *2 cups cooked penne Basil or parsley coarsely chopped for garnish Method Warm oil in heavy saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic and roast over low heat until browned (approx. 2…

California Rolls

By Chef David Ingredients:  1 cup sushi rice (shiraku) 1 ½ cups water 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar Pinch salt Pinch sugar 4 sheets nori (seaweed) ½ cucumber, cut into strips 1 avocado, cut into strips 8 oz Pollack (imitation crab meat) 3 tablespoons soya sauce 2 tablespoons pickled ginger Method: In a medium sauce…

Bacon & Egg with a Sweet Twist

By Chef Lawntz Vernon Your Favourite Glazed Donut or You Can Make Your Own! Ingredients: ¼ cups flour 2¼ teaspoons instant yeast ¼ cup sugar 1 pinch of salt 1¼ cups warm milk 2 eggs 8 tablespoons canola oil Shortening for frying Icing sugar Method: In a large bowl mix together flour, instant yeast, sugar…

Surf & Turf Kabob

Beef Kabobs 6 oz. sirloin, cut into 1 inch pieces 1 red onion cut into 1 inch pieces                                  6 button mushrooms Marinade: 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons red wine ½ teaspoon prepared mustard ½ teaspoon lemon juice ½…

Chef David’s Old-Fashioned Burger

Ingredients  3lb lean ground beef                                                             1 egg, large ¼ cup panko bread crumbs 4 tablespoons onion powder 2 tablespoons garlic powder 1 tablespoon paprika 1 tablespoon…

Grilled Portabella Mushrooms – Stuffed

4 (5-inch) portabella mushroom caps 2/3 cup chopped Roma tomato ¼ cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese 1 teaspoon olive oil, divided 1 teaspoon sesame oil ½ teaspoon finely chopped fresh rosemary ½ teaspoon finely chopped fresh basil 1/8 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper 1 garlic clove, crushed and chopped fine 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice…

Finger Licking, Moist BBQ Chicken

Ingredients 1 whole chicken 3 tablespoon kosher salt 5 cups ice water 1 tablespoon paprika 1 teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon garlic powder 2 tablespoon Sara’s green stuff 1 cup ketchup 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon maple syrup 1 tablespoon paprika 1 teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon garlic powder Directions Soak chicken in salted ice water for…

Chocolate Espresso Cupcakes with Chocolate Ganache Frosting Recipe

Ingredients Yield 24 mini cupcakes or 12 large cupcakes 1 cup flour 1 cup sugar ½ cup cocoa powder 1 teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon salt 1 ounce espresso, cooled 3 ounce coffee creamer (makes ½ cup when combined with espresso volume) ¼ cup sunflower oil 1 egg, large ½ teaspoon…

Cleaning Your Grilling Machine

It’s Grilling Time!  Traditionally, spring is the perfect time to prep and clean your grill.  As we all know, summers in Alberta and Saskatchewan are short so we have to pack in as much barbecuing as we can, though we really can barbecue any time of the year.  Keeping your barbecue in tip-top shape is…

Veggie Burgers

We have been talking about barbecues a lot recently and many of our recipes involve meat.  There are however loads of veggie options.  Here is an in-house recipe for you to try. Makes 8-10 patties 2  540 ml cans chickpeas (drained) 4  large eggs 1  medium onion, diced 1 lemon, zest only ½ red pepper,…

Rotisserie Pork Loin

2-3 kg centre cut pork loin tied with string to hold the shape Seasoning rub (store bought will do as well): 2 teaspoons coarse salt, Kosher or sea 2 teaspoons brown sugar 2 teaspoons black pepper, freshly ground 2 teaspoons sweet paprika 2 teaspoons onion powder 2 teaspoons garlic powder 2 teaspoons thyme   Using…