Chef Sue visits Calgary

We had the pleasure of seeing Chef Sue from our Red Deer location here in our Calgary South store on Saturday.  She made some fantastic dishes and showed our customers how to use their cooking appliances and take advantage of their convection bake ovens. Chef Sue showed us how to make Avocado Lox Summer Rolls as…

Grilled Stuffed Portabella Mushrooms

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…

Mother’s Day Brunch

Here are some yummy treats you can serve Sunday morning. Compliments of Chef Sue at our Red Deer store. Lemon Cheesecake Pancakes 8 ounces cream cheese, softened 2 eggs, beaten 5 teaspoons all-purpose flour 1½ teaspoons white sugar 2 teaspoons butter, melted & divided Confectioners sugar for dusting 1 teaspoon lemon juice ½ lemon, cut…

Trailblazer Quiche

3 strips bacon, cooked & diced 2 stalks green onion, chopped 1 small tomato, diced ¼ cup cheddar cheese, grated 3 eggs, large ¼ cup whipping cream Salt & pepper to taste 24 mini tart Shells Preheat oven to 390F on convection bake. Prepare bacon, green onion, and tomato, and set aside. Whip together the…

Cinco de Mayo – Let’s celebrate Mexican culture & cuisine!

Cinco de Mayo, a day to celebrate the Mexican culture, particularly their flavourful food…. and of course tequila! Here’s an easy to prepare item that can be added to a brunch table or a family pot luck dinner.  Roasted Corn, Tomato & Avocado Salad 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice 1/4 cup…