Reasons for delay

I am so sorry to be so long in catching up. We were away for the month of November and when we returned, it was getting the house done up for Christmas. Don and I spent a very quiet Christmas together and in January, in a freakish snowstorm here on the Island, Don slipped on…

Vacation Recipes

As the reason for the lack of recipes being posted for a bit is we are in the sun and, yes, having fun. I ask that you follow me now on damnigottareadthis and you will be apprised of what there is to see, places to go and eateries we have been to. Have fun and…

Champs Fleury Cheese And Ham Melts

This is a wonderful quick lunch or even faster dinner when you don’t want to cook or don’t have the time. Yummy to say the least. 4 Brioche Hamburger buns 1/2 grated garlic clove (optional) 1/4 cup butter, melted 2 cups Champs Fleury cheese, sliced thin or even grated 1 cup chopped cooked ham 2…

Saskatoon Cheesecake Brownies

I have to put this recipe out and tell my son-in-law it is for him. He is the only person we know who goes crazy for saskatoons. Victor, this is for you. Brownie Batter 1 1/2 cups salted butter 3 cups sugar 1 1/2 cups cocoa powder eggs, beaten 1 1/2 cups flour To make…

Pork Chops Lemonade

Pork Chops sometimes need a different twist to liven up the taste buds and this one should do it for you. The kids will love it as well. Serve with garlic mashed potatoes and a crisp green salad and  you will think you are in a five star restaurant…..you are! Yours. 3/4 cup lemonade (or…

Beer Battered Cod The English Pub Way

I love Fish and Chips and this is the best way to make it and make it the right way. This recipe should feed 4 but if you are really hungary….just sayin’, and make the tartar sauce below to go with it. Crisco Oil for frying 1 cup flour 1 large egg, beaten 1 cup…

Bell Peppers Stuffed With Turkey

In the past, I have never warmed up to stuffed peppers. Maybe it was the texture or the flavors, I don’t know BUT I do know this recipe put my head in a spin. All the while it was baking in the oven, I could swear the neighborhood was lining up at the front door….

Creamy Potatoes Au Gratin

This is a real oldie but goodie. If you have not made these before, try it and it just might become a favourite. 12 large potatoes, cleaned, peeled and cut in thick rounds 1 large onion, grated Bechamel Sauce – recipe follows Butter a large oval casserole baking dish and set aside. Drop the potatoes…

I Missed You Too

Sorry, but we got to play B & B this past week and I missed doing it. Our guests were a lot of fun and so appreciative. I will be back next week with recipes and we will carry on. Thanks for staying with me. See you soon. Print

Heirloom Carrots With a Lime Butter Toss

This time of the year, gardens explode with bounty to use by either braising, steaming, frying, bbq-ing or simply eating raw straight from the earth. This is using multi coloured carrots, left with some of the tops (for added colour) and topping with the lime butter. 3 lbs. baby carrots 1 tbsp. salt 1 tbsp….

Fresh Cucumbers With Cream

This is a recipe that will wake up your taste buds. It is a little different, but try it out. 3 cucumbers, peeled 1 1/2 tsp. salt 2 green onions, if using 1 cup sour cream 1 tbsp. white vinegar 3 tbsp. sugar Slice the cucumbers quite thin into a bowl and sprinkle with the…

Chicken Breasts With Egg Noodles

Here is a quick and easy dinner to make when the schedules make time a premium in your household or you want to impress company. 4 chicken breasts, boned 3 tbsp. butter 2 tbsp. grated onion 1 garlic clove, grated 1/4 cup Pinot Grigio wine 1/2 cup chicken broth 1/4 cup Pinot Grigio wine 1…