Broccoli Rarebit

1 cup broccoli florets ¼ cup beer of choice ½ pound sharp cheddar, grated 1 tablespoon butter ½ teaspoon Dijon mustard ¼ teaspoon salt 1 large egg 2 English muffins Steam the broccoli using your preferred method. In a pot melt beer, cheese, butter, mustard and salt together over low heat until smooth. In a…

Spanakopita Rolls

Spanakopita Rolls ½ white onion, diced 4 tablespoons sunflower oil 2 ounces spinach, wilted & chopped 1 cup basmati rice 1¾ cups water 3 eggs, large ¼ cup feta cheese, crumbled Salt & pepper to taste 16 sheets phyllo dough 4 tablespoons butter, melted Preheat oven to 350F on convection bake. In heavy saucepan with…

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.

New Year’s Eve Appetizers

Roasted Carrot Hummus Pouches 1 litre chick peas, strained 2 medium carrots, peeled & chopped thinly 1 tablespoon garlic, pureed 3 stalks green onion, chopped fine 1 tablespoon tahini 4 tablespoons sesame oil 1 teaspoon cumin Salt & white pepper, to taste 9 sheets phyllo pastry 2 tablespoons butter, melted Toss chopped carrots in 1 tablespoon of…

Day 11 of 12 days of gift ideas!

It’s our 12 days of Christmas at Trail Appliances!  We’ve got great gift ideas for your loved ones, big and small. You view perfect grill marks as a badge of honor.  You think cutting into a steak to check doneness is sacrilege.  You know when and why to use rub vs. marinade vs. sauce. That’s why…

Day 5 of 12 days of gift ideas!

It’s our 12 days of Christmas at Trail Appliances!  We’ve got great gift ideas for your loved ones, big and small. If you have a foodie in the family a Staub pot is an indispensable component in any kitchen. Staub has perfected this traditional vessel in their signature piece – La Cocotte. The self-basting spikes on the…

Day 1 of the 12 days of Gift Ideas!

It’s our 12 days of Christmas at Trail Appliances!  We’ve got great gift ideas for your loved ones, big and small. For the health nut in your house this Wolf Gourmet blender is the perfect gift idea! Be it a velvety chocolate milkshake, refreshing fruit smoothie or a creamy butternut squash soup, the Wolf Gourmet blender…

Pumpkin Pecan Scones with Orange Vanilla Glaze

Chef David whipped up these delicious pumpkin pecan scones in Saskatoon today. Here is step-by-step instructions on how to make a perfect scone! 2 cups flour ½ cup sugar 2½ 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…

Chicken Barley Soup with Red Lentils

Stay warm with this delicious and nutritious soup recipe from Chef David. 2 pounds cooked chicken, diced small 2 onions, diced 1 carrot, diced 2 stalks celery, diced 3 tablespoons butter 9 oz pearl barley, soaked overnight 9 oz red lentils, soaked overnight 4 litres chicken stock 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 2 teaspoons thyme Salt…

National Guacamole day!

It’s National Guacamole Day! Here is a simple but delicious recipe that can be served on its own with chips or accompany any meal. 4 ripe avocados ¼ sweet yellow onion, diced (you can use red instead if desired) 3 cherry tomatoes, diced 1 small handful of chopped cilantro 1 clove of garlic, minced  1 jalapeno, diced…

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…

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,…