Smokey Bacon Alfredo

Ingredients: yield 2 litres 7 strips bacon, diced ½ white onion, diced fine ½ cup butter ½ AP flour, sifted 2 litres 2% milk 2 tablespoons garlic, minced 1 teaspoon nutmeg 1 teaspoon liquid smoke, hickory Salt and pepper to taste In a large saucepot, sweat bacon and onions over medium low heat until translucent….

Pumpkin Pecan Coffee Cake

Do you have pumpkin overload yet? Our Saskatoon chef, David, whipped up this delicious coffee cake. Just another option for your left over Halloween pumpkin. Batter Ingredients: 2 cups flour 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg…

Witches Fingers Recipe

Ingredients 1 cup butter 1 cup icing sugar 1 teaspoon almond extract ½ teaspoon vanilla extract 1 egg 2 ¾ cups flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt Blanched almonds Red decorating gel Preheat oven to 325 degrees F on convection bake. Cream together  butter and icing sugar in a bowl.  While continuing to…

Pumpkin Cookies with Brown Butter Icing

2/3 cup white sugar 2/3 cup brown sugar ¾ cup soft butter 1 teaspoon vanilla ½ cup canned pumpkin 2 eggs 2 ¼ cup flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon cinnamon Beat everything together. Bake on ungreased cookie sheet at 375 degrees F for 10 minutes. Icing Ingredients 3 cups icing sugar 1 teaspoon…

Home-style Turkey Soup

2 pounds cooked turkey, diced small 2 onions, diced 1 carrot, diced 2 stalks celery, diced 3 tablespoons butter 4 litres chicken or turkey stock 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 2 teaspoons thyme Salt and pepper to taste *Leftover additions: stuffing (chopped small), mashed potatoes, turkey gravy, root vegetables (carrots/parsnips) Sweat onions, carrots, and celery in…

Grilled Chicken and Avocado Tacos

Ingredients: yield 6 tacos 6 crunchy taco shells, parbaked 2 pc 6oz chicken breast 2 pc ripe avocado, sliced thinly 1 roma tomato, diced 1 tablespoon lemon juice ½ cup sharp cheddar cheese, grated Begin preparation by grilling the chicken on a barbecue grill, pan-frying it, or searing it and finishing it in the oven….

Turkey Tips for a Perfect Thanksgiving

You will want to count on approximately 1-1.5 pounds of raw turkey per person so a 20 pound turkey should feed 10-15 people. This should leave some for the all important leftovers. To thaw a frozen turkey safely you should place in the fridge and allow it to thaw slowly. A 20 pound turkey will…

Oriental Spring Rolls

Ingredients – yields 20 pcs 20 rice paper sheets 200g bean sprouts 200g pea shoots 100g alfalfa hay 2 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 2 tablespoons ginger, minced 1 tablespoons garlic, minced 1 tablespoon soya sauce ¼ cup sesame oil Salt and pepper to taste Cut pea shoots and bean sprouts into smaller segments,…

Greek-Style Pizza

Ingredients – yield 2 large pizzas 2 ½ cups warm water 1 tablespoon dry yeast 1/3 cup vegetable oil 1/2 cup of honey 2 eggs 1 tablespoon sugar 1 tablespoon salt 8 cups flour Put warm water in a mixing bowl, add yeast and sugar. Do not mix. Let it sit until it bubbles. Add…

Peach Crisp

By – Sara Brodsky, Culinary Services Coordinator – Calgary South The mom of my best friend for 46 years gave me this recipe. It is the best ever. When I was young my favourite part of going to their house was that there was always something freshly baked for our snack. Here it is: Mrs. Shaws…

Louisiana Benedict on Cornbread Muffins

Ingredients for Jalapeno Cornbread Muffins ½ cup flour 2 tablespoons corn meal 1 teaspoon baking powder ¼ teaspoon garlic salt ½ cup milk 1 egg 1 tablespoon jalapeno, diced   Method Preheat oven to 375° on convection bake. Mix all ingredients in a large bowl. Portion out mixture into 6 large muffin cups. And bake…

Keto Friendly Omelette

Ingredients 2 teaspoons avocado oil 3 large eggs 2 ounces chard or spinach ½ cup shredded mozzarella or cheddar cheese 1 tablespoon heavy cream Directions In a bowl whisk eggs and cream together. Heat the avocado oil in a fry pan on medium/high heat. Add spinach and cook in the oil for 1 minute. Add…