Bacon Mac & Cheese

Hands down, Mac N Cheese is cheesy, yummy comfort food. Zest it up with some bacon and mmmm, mmmm, great! Bacon/Bechamel Sauce: 5 Strips maple peppered bacon 2 teaspoons vegetable oil 2 tablespoons butter 1 1/2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 1/2 cups cold milk 1/4 teaspoon paprika 1 pinch ground nutmeg 1 pinch cayenne pepper,…

Balsamic Bruschetta

Bruschetta is the appetizer perfect for all occasions or to have for anytime snack. Full of flavour and nutrition, our Chef David added the sweetness of honey to tame the balsamic vinegar. Ingredients: 3 Roma tomatoes, finely diced 1 purple shallot, finely diced 2 tablespoons garlic, finely diced 4 medium basil leaves, finely diced 1…

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…

Plum Pudding Recipe

Ingredients Yield one 8” pudding 1 cup raisins 1 cup currants 1 cup walnuts, chopped ½ cup sun dried cranberries 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1 teaspoon nutmeg 1 teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon allspice ½ cup spiced rum 5 eggs 1 cup sugar 1 cup milk 2 cups flour 2 cups breadcrumbs 1 cup butter, melted 1…

Roasted Butternut Squash & Granny Smith Apple Soup

Ingredients: yield 4 litres 2 kg butternut squash, cubed 1 tablespoon sunflower oil 2 granny smith apples, peeled and cubed 1 cup pumpkin puree 3 litres vegetable stock 2 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoon cinnamon, ground 2 teaspoons ginger, ground 2 teaspoons nutmeg, ground 1 teaspoon cloves, ground 1 teaspoon allspice, ground Salt and pepper to…

2019 Food Trends

Every year comes with a few new ideas on the way we’re eating, all in good effort for us to eat healthier, more delicious and heartier food. 2019 will do just that. This coming year’s food trends will start off with the Keto way of eating. Keto means consuming high protein and high fat foods…