Lamb Chops

When looking through our large binder of recipes I came across this one. I can even read Don’s handwriting so that makes you the lucky one. They are really delicious and since the long cold winter is subsiding, it is just a way to start getting prepared to barbecue. 2 cloves garlic, grated Couple sprigs…

Absolutely THE Best Meatloaf Ever

I cannot begin to put into words just how wonderful this recipe is. Don made it last night and all I can say is WOW! The topping is beyond belief and if you will take a tip from me, you will double it and use it also like a gravy, It is that good. 2…

Nanaimo Soft Chocolate Cakes

This is a super recipe both for chocolate lovers and company. Take a read and you will see. 1 stick of butter (1/2 cup), more for the molds flour for dusting the molds 2- 2 1/2  tsp. flour 4 ounces bittersweet chocolate 1/4 cup Nanaimo Bar Liqueur (Forty Creek) 2 whole large eggs 2 large…

Blushing Pomegranate Pears

These are very pretty to look at and simply delicious to consume. Your company will probably suggest that you open your own restaurant. 3 cups Pomegranate juice 4 tbsp. white sugar 1 cup white wine (your choice) 1 cinnamon stick 8 Bosc pears, peeled but stems kept intact Place the juice, sugar and cinnamon stick…

A Really Tasty Shepherd’s Pie

This is the 1,829 recipe on my site. Enjoy! This recipe is great when having company and the meal is more on the casual theme. This recipe will serve 6, but you can easily double the ingredients to serve 12. 1 tbsp. vegetable oil 1 onion, peeled and chopped 1 carrot, peeled and chopped 5-6…

Wonderful Salad for Christmas Leftovers

This recipe is for 2 so increase the amounts as needed for those sitting at the table please. It is colourful, tasty and dressed with a pomegranate vinaigrette.   3 cups lettuce, torn into bite size pieces 1 Anjou pear 1/3 cup of pomegranate seeds 1 tbsp. Crisco oil 2 tbsp. pomegranate juice 1 tbsp….

Really Simple Hors d’ Oeurves For Entertaining

Christmas is a short time from now and with all the hustle-bustle going on in your house, here is one of the easiest and tastiest bites to offer your family and guests. 8 slices of paper thin prosciutto (1 slice per person actually) 8 fresh but ripe figs, cut in half lengthwise 1 tbsp. of…

Chocolate Stacks

This is a really great cookie – easy to make, no baking involved and much, much easier to eat. Well, after all it is the Christmas Season, right? 1 – 4 oz. cream cheese 2 tbsp. milk 2 cups sifted icing sugar 2 tbsp. unsweetened chocolate baking liquid 1/2 tsp. vanilla 3 cups mini marshmallows…

BBQ For Whole Trout Fillets

This is one of Don’s recipes for the trusted barbeque. It is very, very tasty. 1 whole trout (on the larger size) 8 garlic cloves pinch of salt 4 tbsp. fine herbs 2 tbsp. minced dried tomato 1 small tomato, minced 1 1/2 tsp. dill weed 1/4 cup good olive oil Chop the garlic very…

An Irish Pudding Cake

Okay, so I am a little silly sometimes, but being as I am of Irish heritage, I thought this would be a nice dessert to have…anytime you want it. It is far too easy but it is delicious and besides, you still can proclaim “Damn I did this” just because you did. 1 pkg. Jello…

Long Ago Cookies

OMG! I was going through my recipe box and found this. It is eons old but oh so good. Give it a try and your family will think you won the lottery (of cookies). 1 cup butter, room temperature 2 cups brown sugar, packed 2 eggs 1 tsp. good vanilla extract 3 1/2 cups flour,…