Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

No, it’s not St. Paddy’s day! Just chocolate chip cookies, elevated with mint!….mmmm…mmmm…great! Ingredients 2 cups flour ½ cup vanilla pudding mix (dry) ½ tsp baking soda ½ tsp salt ½ cup butter, softened 1 cup white sugar 1 egg ½ cup sour cream 1 tsp mint extract 10-12 drops green food colouring 1 ½…

Cabbage Rolls

Cabbage rolls are ‘feel good’, ‘hit the spot’ kinds of food. Our recipe below is herb-snazzy. Ingredients 2 heads savoy cabbages or green cabbage, (each 2lb/1 kg) 2 tablespoons butter 2 large white onions, sliced ¼ teaspoon caraway seeds, crushed ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon pepper 3 tablespoons brown sugar, packed 2 cans (each 28…

Honey-Glazed Spareribs

Here’s a recipe you can sink you teeth into, especially while you’re watching the Gray Cup competition. Ingredients 2 pounds pork spareribs (about 1 side) Marinade ¼ cup Hoisin sauce 3 tablespoons soy sauce 3 tablespoons Chinese rice wine or dry sherry 1 tablespoon minced ginger 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 teaspoon Chinese five spice…

Homestyle Turkey Stew

Ingredients: 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 *Leftover additions: stuffing (chopped small), mashed potatoes, turkey gravy, root vegetables (carrots/parsnips) 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 2 teaspoons thyme Salt and pepper to taste Method: Sweat onions, carrots, and…

Peanut Butter Butterscotch Cookies

On their own or dunked, cookies are perfect for sugar cravings. Ingredients: 2 ½ cups all purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda                      ½ teaspoon salt 1 cup room temperature butter 1 cup peanut butter 1 cup white sugar 1 cup brown…

Beer Battered Cod

A great go-with for cole slaw,  onion rings,  yam fries,  veggies, etc. and not to forget, your choice of beverage. Ingredients: 4 pieces of 4oz cod loin *Oil for deep-frying Dredge:                                                 …

Beer, Bacon and Cheddar Soup

A naughty but nice soup. 4-5 slices thick cut bacon, diced 1 medium onion, diced 2 stalks celery, diced 1 medium potato; peeled and cut into ¼-inch dice 2 clove garlic, minced 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1½ cups light-colored beer 1 cup chicken stock 2 cups milk ½ cup whipping cream 1 bay leaf 1…

Barbecue-Baked Sundried Tomato Brie

Melted goodness! Ingredients 2 tablespoon olive oil 3-4 cloves of garlic, minced Handful of sundried tomatoes Salt and pepper 1 round bread, slightly larger than the brie wheel 1 Brie wheel – you can use the baby brie wheels or get a slightly larger one! Method Pre-heat the barbecue at 350o (medium). Over medium heat,…

Cheesecake with Traeger

From Sara’s Kitchen, Trail Appliances, Calgary South Crust: 1 ½ cups crushed graham wafers 3 tablespoons icing sugar ¼ cup melted butter Filling: 1 large eggs at room temperature 1 cup sugar 1 8 ounces package cream cheese, softened 1 cup sour cream 1 small can crushed pineapple drained well Directions: Fill your TRAEGER GRILL…

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…

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…