Chocolate Granola Bites

Ingredients Yield = 9 x 11 pan ¼ cup salted butter ¼ cup corn syrup 1 tablespoon vanilla 250 grams mini marshmallows 3 cups granola ½ cup chocolate chips ½  cup shredded coconut ½ cup toasted sunflower seeds ½ cup slivered almonds, toasted ¼ cup sundried cranberries In a large heavy stockpot, melt butter over…

Combi-Steam Oven Glazed Ham

Ingredients 1 kilogram ham 1 can apple cider 1 tablespoon Sara’s green stuff 2 carrots cot in chunks 1 bay leaf 4 cloves 1 teaspoon Pepper Glaze 12 whole cloves 1 tablespoon regular mustard 1 tablespoon maple syrup ½ tablespoon Brown sugar Directions Place all ingredients in the solid steam oven tray. Steam at 100…

Spanakopita with Spinach and Feta

½ cup melted butter 1 pound spinach 2 cups feta cheese 10 phyllo sheets ½ teaspoon Sara’s green stuff 1 egg Directions Cut roll of phyllo in 3 equal pieces. Use 2 pieces at a time, brushing with butter in between each piece. Mix green stuff, spinach and 1 teaspoon of butter and fry until aromatic….

Chocolate Pancakes with Macerated Strawberries

Ingredients Yield 6-8 pancakes 7 strawberries, cut thinly 1 ¼ cup AP flour ¼ cup dark cocoa powder, unsweetened 3 tablespoons white sugar Pinch salt 2 eggs 1 ¼ cup buttermilk ½ teaspoon vanilla ¼ cup chocolate chips 1 teaspoon butter Place cut strawberries in a small pan over low heat and macerate until softened….

Italian Meatballs with Cremini Mushroom & Roma Tomato Ragout

Italian meatballs ingredients yield 48 x 1.5 oz meatballs 0.75 kg lean ground beef 4 strips bacon, diced ½ yellow onion, diced 1 tablespoon smoked paprika 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon tabasco sauce 1 tablespoon garlic, minced ¼ cup parmesan cheese, shredded 1 egg, large ¼ cup bread crumbs 2 tablespoons fresh chives, chopped…

Chicken Soup Recipe

Ingredients 2 whole chickens 8 cups water 4 teaspoon salt 6 carrots 3 stalks of celery 1 whole onion 1 heaping tablespoon of Sara’s Green Stuff 1 sprig of dill 1 tablespoon pepper Directions Put chicken and water in stock pot. Add salt and bring to a boil. Add all other ingredients. Cover and simmer…

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…

Smokey Bacon Alfredo

Ingredients: yield 2 litres 7 strips bacon, diced ½ white onion, diced fine ½ cup butter ½ AP flour, sifted 2 litres 2% milk 2 tablespoons garlic, minced 1 teaspoon nutmeg 1 teaspoon liquid smoke, hickory Salt and pepper to taste In a large saucepot, sweat bacon and onions over medium low heat until translucent….

Grilled Chicken and Avocado Tacos

Ingredients: yield 6 tacos 6 crunchy taco shells, parbaked 2 pc 6oz chicken breast 2 pc ripe avocado, sliced thinly 1 roma tomato, diced 1 tablespoon lemon juice ½ cup sharp cheddar cheese, grated Begin preparation by grilling the chicken on a barbecue grill, pan-frying it, or searing it and finishing it in the oven….

Turkey Tips for a Perfect Thanksgiving

You will want to count on approximately 1-1.5 pounds of raw turkey per person so a 20 pound turkey should feed 10-15 people. This should leave some for the all important leftovers. To thaw a frozen turkey safely you should place in the fridge and allow it to thaw slowly. A 20 pound turkey will…

Gourmet Bacon Mac & Cheese

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, or to taste 1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste Cheese Sauce 4 ounces grated sharp white Cheddar cheese 1 ounce…

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…