Chili Barbecue Ribs

Ingredients 4 lbs pork back ribs ¾ cup brown sugar ½ cup chili sauce ½ cup white vinegar 2 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce ¾ cup water 1 diced onion   Method Mix sauce pour over cut up ribs in a roaster, cover with foil. Put in low barbecue about 250 degrees for three hours. After three…

Easy Focaccia Bread

Ingredients 1 teaspoon white sugar 1 package (0.25 ounce) active dry yeast 1/3 cup warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C) 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/4 teaspoon salt Directions In a small bowl, dissolve sugar and yeast in warm water. Let stand until creamy, about 10 minutes. In a large bowl,…

No Bake Haystack cookies

8 ounecs chocolate chips 8 ounces butterscotch chips 1 package dry chow mien noodles 1 cup small marshmallows Optional: peanuts Melt chips in 30 second intervals in microwave. Stir after each interval. When melted mix other ingredients. Drop by tablespoonful on greased parchment paper and let set in refrigerator. Enjoy.

Maple Kissed Pretzels

4 teaspoons yeast 1 teaspoon sugar 1 ¼ cup warm water (Kinetico is best) 4 cups flour ½ cup sugar 1 ½ teaspoons salt 1 tablespoon oil ½ cup baking soda 4 cups water 2 tablespoons maple syrup Put yeast, sugar and warm water in a bowl and let sit until bubbly. Add flour, sugar,…

Summer Salmon Slow Cooked on the Grill

  Cooked low and slow for tenderness. Ingredients Two 5 oz fillets wild Salmon, pin bones removed with needle nose pliers ¼ cup low sodium Soy sauce 1 tsp brown sugar 2 cloves garlic, one minced, one sliced thinly ½ Pasilla or jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced 1 tsp red chilli flakes 1 small piece…

Herb Crusted Grilled Flank Steak

2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme 2 tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary 1 tablespoon chopped fresh tarragon 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 teaspoon mustard powder 1 teaspoon onion powder 2 teaspoon cracked black pepper 2 teaspoon Sea salt or rock salt ½ cup olive oil Mix the above ingredients together. Two 1.5 lb Flank steaks- silver skin…

BBQ Skewered Shrimp

10-15 Large shell shrimp 1 cup vinegar 1 minced jalapeno – remove seeds if heat bothers you 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon Red Hot sauce 1 tablespoon sugar 2 teaspoons salt 2 teaspoons cumin 2 teaspoons pepper 1 zucchini Colourful peppers Mix together vinegar, jalapeno, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce,…

Teriyaki BBQ Chicken Breast

Ingredients: Yield 2 pieces 2 x 4-6oz chicken breasts, skinless ½ cup barbecue sauce ½ cup ginger ale ¼ cup teriyaki 2 tablespoons honey 1 teaspoon ginger Salt and pepper to taste Mix together barbecue sauce, ginger ale, teriyaki, honey and ginger. Allow chicken breasts to marinate in mixture overnight Preheat barbecue grill to medium…

Ginger Avocado Hummus

2 cups chick peas, strained & rinsed 1 avocado, skinned, pitted & chopped ¼ cup parmesan cheese, shredded ¼ cup fresh parsley, stems removed 4 tablespoons lime juice 2 teaspoons garlic, minced 1 teaspoon ginger, minced ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon white pepper ½ cup sunflower oil Combine all ingredients except sunflower oil in food…

Lemon Meringue Pie

Yield: 1 x 10 inch pie Lemon Curd: 4 large eggs, separated (4 yolks) 4 small lemons (zest 2 and juice all 4) ½ cup white sugar ½ cup butter, cold and cut into 9 cubes Pie shell (10 inch, par-baked) Meringue: 4 egg whites ½ cup sugar ¼ cup water Preheat oven to 400F…

Prosciutto Wrapped Profiterole

Ingredients 1 cup half and half creamer or coffee creamer (10-18%) ¼ cup salted butter ½ cup + 2 tablespoons AP flour 2 teaspoons garlic powder 1 teaspoon onion powder 4 eggs, large 1 cup Swiss cheese, grated 6 strips prosciutto Preheat oven to 425F convection bake Sift together flour, garlic powder, and onion powder…

A Chef’s Best Friend

Some kitchen tools are essential for making food magic happen! Here are three tools we think are a chef’s best friends. Immersion Blenders Chefs swear by immersion blenders; they’re great for pureeing hot soups and sauces and also for things that could be too much volume for a regular blender. The best things about immersion…