Grilled Sea Bass Skewers with Hawayaj & parsley

2 pounds Sea Bass 2 garlic cloves ½ teaspoon crushed chillies 1 cup chopped flat parsley 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoon olive oil Lemon wedge for serving Hawayej spice mix 1 teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon coriander seeds 1.5 teaspoon cumin seeds 1/2 tablespoon ground cardamom 4 garlic clove 1.5 teaspoon ground turmeric…

Green Smoothie

2 large handfuls of fresh kale, chopped ½ cup pineapple, frozen ½ cucumber ½ banana ¼ cup plain Greek yogurt, full fat ½ teaspoon turmeric Pinch of black pepper Water as desired (approximately ¼- ½ cup). Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

Iced Soda Pops

Yield 8-10 portions Ingredients  10 ounces vanilla cream soda 10 ounces dark soda pop 2 cups water ½ cup sugar ½ teaspoon vanilla extract Pour sodas into individual bowls and whisk out the bubbles Combine sugar, water, and vanilla in a medium saucepot and simmer over medium high heat for 5 minutes. Remove from heat…

The Recipe that Inspired

By – Sara Brodsky, Culinary Services Coordinator – Calgary South   Alex Buckman was born in 1939 in Brussels. When the Nazis invaded Belgium, Alex’s family, in desperation, paid a Catholic family to protect their baby while they were sent to Auschwitz. Alex was sent from home to home when families feared they would be caught….

Barbecue Greek chicken wings

3 pounds chicken wings, separated to drumettes and wing 1 tablespoon Sara’s Green Stuff* 2 tablespoon Cavenders Greek seasoning 1 tablespoon lemon pepper Soak chicken wings in cold salt water for 1 hour. Drain and dry. Heat cast iron pan on high on barbecue. Toss wings with Sara’s Green Stuff, Greek seasoning, lemon pepper. Put…

Vanilla Blueberry Swirl Muffins

2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon salt 2 eggs ¾ cup brown sugar ½ cup melted butter 1 cup sour cream 1 tablespoon vanilla ¼ cup blueberry compote Preheat oven to 340°F Convection Bake, or 350°F Convection Humid.  Whisk together all dry ingredients. Whip together eggs and sugar, then add sour cream,…

Dark Chocolate Bundt Cake

2/3 cup cocoa 2 ¼ cups all purpose flour 2 cups sugar 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder 1 ½ teaspoons baking soda ¾ teaspoon salt 1 ½ teaspoons instant coffee granules 1 ½ cups orange juice or sour milk (not both) 3 eggs 1 ¼ cups oil Combine all dry ingredients in a food processor…

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…