Scallops With Noodles and Asparagus

We made this up last week and I have to admit I am slow in getting it posted. It is truly delicious and not hard to put together.   8 oz. no yolk noodles 1 cup asparagus, cut into 1 inch pieces about 16 large scallops, cut in half horizontally and ligament removed from the…

Chili Stuffed Zucchini Burgers

Calling these burgers could be a misnomer but they sure are good looking when presented at the table and taste even better. 1 recipe of “Chili-Don’s way” on this site 1 tbsp. olive oil 1 cup frozen whole kernal corn 1 cup (or more to taste) Tex Mex shredded cheese 1 cup of your favourite…

Maple Baked Trout For Dinner

Recipe  #1777 Yum…..this is a super, duper recipe for trout and sooo easy to prepare, bake and, of course, eat. 1/2 cup pure maple syrup 1/4 cup mustard 1/2 cup good olive oil 1 tsp. vanilla 2 tsp. minced garlic 1 tbsp. fresh rosemary, minced 1 tsp. fresh thyme, minced 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp….

Trout Crusted With Pistachios

While at Costco a week or so ago, I bought a bag of shelled pistachios as I was making a few desserts that required them, then I thought why not use the trout fillets we have on hand as well. We did and they were delicious. 6 trout fillets, skin removed, bones as well 3…

Super Smooth Butternut Squash Soup

This is recipe #1775   What can I say? Don is on a roll again today. We had a large squash on hand and he decided to make this soup. OMG! I’m sure glad he did. Make it – try it and you will make it again and again. 2 tbsp. butter 1 small onion,…

Chicken Vol Au Vent

I always have a package of these shells in the freezer and this is a wonderful way to use them and enjoy a great light lunch or dinner before going out for the evening. 1 cup chicken stock (homemade is best) 1 bay leaf 4 tbsp. butter 1 minced large shallot 1/2 – 3/4 cup…

Real Italian Limoncello From Scratch

I made this years ago and the longer it sits, the better it is, (I think). 9 lemons, peeled thinly, no white, squeeze lemon juice into a bottle and place  in the refrigerator* 1 bottle vodka, plain – not flavoured Okay, that is the hard part….Pour this into a container with a tight fitting lid…

Cheddar Apple Biscuits

When you are preparing a brunch for family or for a light luncheon on the deck, try these biscuits. Really quite nice.   3 cups flour 3 tbsp. sugar 1 tbsp. plus 1/2 tsp. baking powder pinch of salt and pepper 3/4 cup finely chopped Granny Smith apple 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese 10 tbsp….

Brown’s Social House

You know when you haven’t been back to a restaurant you liked for quite awhile, you wonder is it the same. Well, the other day (Friday) I had my hair done and, as he always has for almost 30 years, Don took me out for dinner to show off my new ‘do’. He never fails this…

The Very Best Cheese Sauce Ever!

For our Sunday dinner, Kelly made a cheese sauce to die for. In fact, we even had it over our eggs on toast this morning. Give it a go and I am sure you will never use any other cheese sauce. 4 oz. Mozzarella cheese, grated 4 oz. Velveeta cheese 2 tbsp. butter 3 tbsp….

Rotisserie Roast Beef

On Sunday Don put a roast on the bbq and this is the rub he used. It was fantstic and I hope you will give it a try. 1/2 cup red dry wine 1/4 cup Balsamic vinegar 1 tsp. Worchestershire 1 tbsp. Extra Virgin olive oil 1 tsp. ground pepper 2 tbsp. Montreal steak spice…

Leftover Ham Casserole

We bought a ham and, after two dinners, several days of sandwiches, omelets and soup, there was still some ham so….here we go (my mom would be so proud as we worked this as she could with a small roast of beef). 2 cups potatoes, peeled and cubed 1 small yam, peeled and cubed 2…