Category: Spring Possibilities

Marinated Grilled Steak Salad

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. This is such a good salad to have in your repertoire! Just think…sitting outside on a warm night, firing up the grill, glass of wine…does it get any better? The

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Skillet New Potatoes

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. The first time I made these, I was impressed, so easy but so darned good. I do have a thing for locally grown new potatoes available late spring & summer.

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Roasted Asparagus With Lemon-Chive Chili Oil

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. One of our favourite recipes for roasted asparagus!  Definitely worth the effort! You might want to give it a try with slender green beans too.  If you can, buy some of our

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Stinging Nettle Ricotta Gnocchi

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. Stinging Nettles are available at Farmer’s Markets if you don’t have them growing wild where you live.  Be careful, they really do sting if you don’t wear gloves when handling

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Grilled Spot Prawns With Citrus Aioli

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. It’s Spot Prawn season once again!  Woo hoo! I think the combination of hot prawns just off the grill with the aioli really works!  If you don’t want to bother shelling

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Barbequing and Grilling

Mustard-Dill Fish

My go to recipe for a really good marinade for halibut, cod, or salmon. The marinade makes enough for 8 – 10 pieces of fish so I reduce the recipe as needed.  This fish marinated this way was a big favorite at

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Dreaming Of Spring Salad Dressing

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here This dressing has been in my repertoire since early 1990! It is just plain yummy on fresh greens. I have made all sorts of adaptations to the original recipe and they

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Fall Vegetables and Sides

Colcannon (Mashed Potatoes And Cabbage)

There are any number of versions for these “Irish” potatoes. Here is my take, I hope you like it. My Mom was a great one for add-ins to mashed potatoes. She liked to use veggies like carrots and turnips but I don’t

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Baked Polenta With Onions And Bacon

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. Joe likes it!  That’s what the note at the top of the recipe says! The polenta is prepared in the microwave then finished in the oven. I think it would

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St. Patrick’s Day “Irish Lamb Chops”

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. A very easy dish to make for St. Patrick’s Day or any other day!  I’m a big fan of Colcannon (see below)  and think it would be a great accompaniment to

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