Monthly Archives: December 2016


Print Antipasto Author: Bernardin   Other ingredients such as olives, tuna, artichokes, etc may be added to the canned antipasto before serving Ingredients 1- ½ cups (375 ml) coarsely chopped carrots, about 4 medium 2 -1/2 cups (625 ml) green beans … Continue reading

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J&K Celery soup

Print J&K Celery soup   Ingredients 1 T oil 1 onion chopped 5 stalks celery, chopped 3 medium potatoes, chopped 4 c chicken broth 1 t thyme ½ t pepper Instructions Fry onion til soft, add celery and fry 5 … Continue reading

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Berry Pavlova Wreath

Print Berry Pavlova Wreath Author: CL   Ingredients avlova: 1½ cup granulated sugar 6 eggs whites ½ teaspoon cream of tartar 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1 tablespoon white vinegar 2 teaspoons vanilla Topping: 2 cups fresh or frozen cranberries ¼ cup maple … Continue reading

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Irene’s Chicken Pies

Print Irene’s Chicken Pies   Ingredients Cut up cooked turkey Potatoes, cooked, chopped Onions Peas/carrots/celery Garlic, pepper Cream of Mushroom soup Instructions Fry chopped onion and garlic and mix with rest of ingredients Top with pastry Freezes well before baking … Continue reading

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Hearty Quinoa, Bean, Turkey, Sausage Soup

Print Hearty Quinoa, Bean, Turkey, Sausage Soup   Ingredients 1 tbsp vegetable oil 2 onion, chopped 2 carrot, diced 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp coriander ½ cup dry quinoa 2 cups vegetable broth 1 c plus … Continue reading

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Shepherd’s Pie

Print Shepherd’s Pie   Ingredients 1½ to 2 pounds potatoes (about 3 large potatoes), peeled and quartered milk and butter 1 medium onion, chopped (about 1½ cups) 2 minced garlic cloves 1-2 cups vegetables—diced carrots, corn, peas 1½ lbs ground … Continue reading

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Print Tourtiere   Ingredients 1½ lb ground pork 1½ lb ground beef 1 large onion 2 cloves garlic ¾ t cinnamon ¾ t cloves ½ t allspice 1 c water 3 medium potatoes, cooked and mashed Instructions Combine pork, beef, … Continue reading

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Healthier Pastry Recipe

Print Healthier Pastry Recipe   Ingredients 1¼ cups whole-wheat pastry flour. 1¼ cups all-purpose flour. 4 tablespoons cold salted butter. ¼ cup reduced-fat sour cream. 3 tablespoons canola oil. 4 tablespoons ice water. Instructions Mix whole-wheat flour, all-purpose flour, in … Continue reading

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Viv’s Secret Tomato Salad

Print Viv’s Secret Tomato Salad   Ingredients Tomatoes, cherry or not, cut up 1 large cucumber, diced 2 avocados, diced A little red onion, sliced or diced ¼ c cilantro Instructions Toss ingredients with 2 T fresh lemon juice and … Continue reading

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Emily’s Christmas Cookies

Print Emily’s Christmas Cookies   Ingredients 4 eggs ½ cup maple syrup 2 cup chopped dates Finely grated zest of 1 or 2 oranges 2 cup flaked coconut 1 cup dried cranberries, coarsely chopped 2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts … Continue reading

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Frying Pan Cookies

Print Frying Pan Cookies Serves: 80   Ingredients 4 eggs well beaten 3 c chopped dates ¼ c maple syrup ¼ c maraschino cherry syrup 1 c walnuts, chopped 1 c maraschino cherries, chopped, red and/or green 4 plus c rice … Continue reading

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Cheesy Butternut Gratin

Print Cheesy Butternut Gratin   Ingredients 1 2lb butternut squash 1 c grated cheddar cheese ¾ c milk (liquid from squash) 2 eggs ¼ c parmesan grated, divided 2 T lemon juice 2 cloves minced garlic ¼ c finely chopped … Continue reading

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Thai Butternut Squash Soup

Print Thai Butternut Squash Soup   Ingredients 1 teaspoon canola oil 1 cup chopped onion 2½ teaspoons red curry paste 1½ t minced fresh garlic 2 T minced fresh ginger 1 cup fat-free, lower-sodium chicken broth 4 c pureed butternut … Continue reading

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