Seafood Risotto-Best Yet

For me, Risotto is the ultimate comfort food. When you make this one, it will probably hit number 1 on your list as well. 1 tbsp. olive oil 1 cup finely chopped small onion pinch of salt pinch each of white pepper and black pepper 6 cups seafood stock 1 tsp. minced garlic 2 cups…

Scallops, Shrimp and Chicken In A Basket

I know, after 6 weeks or so of the ‘same old, same old’ meals, give this one a go. It is quite easy and certainly delicious. No one will mind being safe at home. 3/4 lb. fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut in 2 inch lengths 1/2 lb. scallops and shrimp 1/4 lb. boneless skinless chicken…

Ham And Cheese Puff Pastry Tart

This is a beautiful looking dish to make for a light dinner with a crisp green salad. 1 pkg. frozen puff pastry, thawed 1 cup diced ham 2 cups coarsely grated cheese (choose your favorite) 2 cups sliced mushrooms 2 large eggs 1/2 tsp. chopped fresh rosemary pinch of sale and pepper 1/4 tsp. ground…

Sesame Wafers

These are a little different and you can change the sesame seeds to flax seeds if you want to up the taste as well. 2/3 cup flour 1/4 tsp baking powder 1 large egg 1 tsp vanilla 1/2 cup butter 1 cup packed brown sugar 1 1/4 cup toasted sesame seeds Combine the flour and…

Roasted Acorn Squash With A Rice Stuffing

Here is a lovely recipe for making a super delicious dinner. Give it a try! 4 acorn squash, cut lengthwise and seeds removed 1/2 cup maple syrup 2 tbsp. olive oil 2 tbsp. butter 2 tbsp. chopped fresh sage 1 tbsp. grated fresh ginger pinch of salt and pepper Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Line…

Cheese Pinwheels For a Virtual Party

During this self-isolating time, people are having virtual parties. This is Friday, invite your family and friends for a virtual party and go for it. 1 sheet butter puff pastry, thawed 1/2 cup jarred red peppers, drained, chopped and patted dry 1/2 cup Fontina cheese (or your favourite) 1/4 cup grated Asiago Cheese 1/4 lightly…

Fresh Berry Cheesecake Squares

With berries coming into season now, this would be a super dessert to make. If you sample it first, you better make a second one immediately then you won’t feel guilty because the first one disappeared. I know this calls for jam but it still feels like the real deal. 2 cups flour, sifted 3/4…

Spinach and Artichoke Tart

Here is a tasty treat to make The spinach really adds a pop of color. This is a really old recipe and used anchovies. trust me, use the artichokes instead. 1 tbsp butter 1 sweet onion, thinly sliced 1 tbsp. red wine vinegar pinch of salt and pepper 2 sheets frozen butter puff pastry 1/2…

Bite Sized Beef Wellinton

We could call this a special treat to enjoy when watching so much television during this stressful time but I will just tell you they are sooooo yummy. Here goes and I am sure you will make it again and again. 1 carton mushrooms 1 shallot, cut in half 1 clove garlic 1 tbsp. butter…

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…