Apple Cinnamon Scones with Vanilla Glaze

    2 cups flour ½ cup sugar 2 ½ teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon cinnamon, ground ½ cup butter, frozen ½ cup whipping cream 1 large egg 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 whole apples, fresh, diced large ¼ cup brown sugar 2 tablespoons butter 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 teaspoons cinnamon,…

Yellow Lentil & Pearl Barley Ratatouille

¼ cup dried lentils, yellow ¼ cup dried pearl barley 1 shallot, diced 1 ounce garlic, minced 1 heirloom tomato, diced 1 tablespoon sunflower oil ⅓ cup chicken stock or vegetable stock 2 tablespoons tomato paste ½ tablespoon oregano 1 teaspoon basil 1 teaspoon thyme Salt & pepper, to taste   Soak the lentils and…

Pumpkin Crumb Cake

4 eggs 2 cups white sugar 1 cup pumpkin pie filling 1 teaspoon vanilla ¾ cup canola oil 3 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1 teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon ginger ¼ teaspoon allspice 1 teaspoon nutmeg Topping: ½ cup flour ⅔ cups sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon ¼ teaspoon nutmeg ½ cup…

National Taco day!

Carne Asada Taco by Chef Neil 1½ -2 pounds of flank steak Marinade: ⅓ cup white vinegar ½ cup soy sauce ½ cup olive oil 1 teaspoon cumin 1-2 teaspoons black pepper 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon onion powder 1½ teaspoon oregano 2 limes,…

Lemon Cheesecake Pancakes

•8 ounces cream cheese, softened   •2 eggs, beaten •5 teaspoons all-purpose flour •1 ½ teaspoons white sugar •2 teaspoons butter, melted – divided •confectioners sugar for dusting •1 teaspoon lemon juice •½ lemon, cut into wedges Beat the cream cheese together with the eggs in a bowl until the mixture is almost smooth. Stir…

Cabbage Rolls

2 heads savoy cabbages or green cabbages, (each 2 lb/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 oz/796 mL) crushed tomatoes Filling: 2 tablespoons butter 3 white onions, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced…

Sundae Funday!

Who doesn’t love a sundae on a hot summer day….or any day for that matter. DIY sundaes are so much fun to make for kids and adults. We thought we’d take some classic summer treats and turn them into fun sundae ideas. All you need is ice cream, a few toppings and a big appetite!…

Mini Calzones

Dough: 4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon granulated sugar 2 tablespoons active dry yeast 60 mL tablespoon olive oil 450 mL warm water (luke warm-body temp) Stuffing: 200 grams pepperoni, sliced 200 grams ham, sliced 200 grams bacon, small pieces 400mL pizza sauce 400 grams mozzarella cheese, small cubes Parmesan cheese, grated…