Lime Squares

With company coming soon, it is time to think about making some desserts. I thought this would make a good one as my granddaughter has nut allergies and I certainly don’t want to leave her out of the mix. Here, I am going to do this one for sure.   1/2 stick butter, melted and […]

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July Celebration Cobbler

Okay, July 1, Canadians celebrate Canada Day and July 4, our American friends, celebrate July 4 so….I decided this would work for both sides of the border (with one adjustment). 1 1/2 cups fresh cranberries 1/2 cup dried red cherries 1/2 cup fresh blueberries (if American or you just want to) 1/2 cup water 2/3 […]

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Fudge: Rocky Road White Chocolate With Lime

Almost everyone I know loves fudge and here is a newer version (perhaps) at least for me it is. It is going to take using a very good quality white chocolate to attain the best quality fudge. 1 lb. white chocolate, broken into pieces 1 can condensed milk 1 1/2 cups pistachio nuts, toasted and […]

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Inside Surprise Celebration Cake

When preparing a celebration cake (be it birthdays, promotion, seasonal celebration) you can up the grade a level or two by making this cake. You need a cookie cutter for whatever you wish (apple, heart, tree). You will have to make two cakes. Each one has a different consistency and everyone will want to know […]

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Chocolate Caramel Pecan Tart

Our kids have informed us they are all coming out for our anniversary this summer and since several of the girls LOVE chocolate, this would have to be made. Also, I have a granddaughter with serious nut allergies and I would make one with and one without the nuts. (What a Grandby I am).   […]

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Cheeseburger Pie Surprise

This pie is like Shepherd’s pie but with a difference…..a wonderful difference.   1 1/2 lbs. yellow flesh potatoes, peeled and cut up 1/2 cup sour cream 1/4 cup cream 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded 1 1/2 cups lean ground beef 3/4 cup yellow bell pepper 1/2 cup onion, chopped 2 minced garlic cloves 1 1/2 […]

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Spicy Chicken Soup

If you are a fan of Mexican food, then you will love this. It is spicy hot, and will remind you of any Mexican meal you ever  had.   1 tsp. olive oil 1 small onion, peeled and diced 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 tsp. tomato paste 1 tsp. chili powder 1 carton 900 ml […]

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Pork Tenderloin With Butternut Squash Risotto

These ingredients make my mouth water just thinking about them. This is soooo tasty I know you will make it again and again.   1/2 cup Arborio rice 1 – 32 oz. container of vegetable stock 1/2 small butternut squash, peeled, seeded, cut into cubes  (about 2 cups) 1/4 cup fresh basil, washed and snipped […]

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Grilled Chicken With A Mango Salsa

Gosh, it must be barbecue season. How can  you tell? This is deeeelicious. Marinade For Chicken   1-14 oz. unsweetened coconut milk 2 tbsp. minced fresh cilantro 1/8 tsp. ground cinnamon 2 tbsp. freshly squeezed lime juice 1 jalapeno, seeded and minced 6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts   Preheat barbecue to 350 degrees. To make […]

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Citrus Beer Can Chicken Dinner

I am sure everyone has prepared or eaten a chicken cooked this way on the barbecue and this is a small variation of that, and just as delicious.   3 potatoes (yellow flesh) 1 fresh corn on the cob 1 yellow bell pepper 1 red bell pepper 1/2 zucchini 1/2 small yellow squash 3 carrots, […]

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Filet Mignon Steak With Special Steak Butter

This recipe is making my mouth water. It is soooo yummy.   4-6 Filet Mignon  (6 – 8 oz. each) Sea salt and ground pepper to taste   Set the temperature on your barbeque to 450 F. Pat the steaks dry with a paper towel and season with salt and pepper on both sides. Cook […]

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Homemade Jerk Paste For Pork Chops

Let me be honest here, I am not a fan of jerk anything….it is far too spicy/hot for me but for the millions that do – this is just for you.   1 large onion, chopped coarsely 14 scallions, white parts, coarsely chopped, green part from one scallion 9 garlic cloves, coarsely chopped 3 habaneros chilies, […]

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