Category: Spring Possibilities

Green and Black Olive Tapenade

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. This is a dead-easy spread/topping. I like to use both Greek Kalamata olives and Greek green olives in brine. You will have to pit them but it’s not hard; just

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Mexican Style Picadillo

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. This is one handy recipe! I often make up a batch, use some for the tortillas and freeze the rest to use for other things, like making an appetizer by

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Green Corn Tamale Casserole

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. Known as Tamal de Elote en Cazuela in Mexico, I make this casserole quite often. It’s a really tasty dish to serve as part of a Mexican meal or with

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Veal Steaks With Gorgonzola Butter

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. So simple, yet so tasty but then what isn’t when cooked on the barbecue? Makes 2 Servings 2 bone-in veal steaks ¼ tsp. Kosher salt or sea salt, or to taste

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A Lemon Vinaigrette

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. A very, very good dressing that I think is especially suited to some new spring greens!   Try it, I think it will become a favourite of yours too! Makes Approximately

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Barbecue Junkies

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Woo hoo, let’s barbecue! I hope it’s not raining! We can always rely on our Weber covered kettle barbecue, LOVE IT, LOVE IT. Things cooked on our trusty Weber are delicious and the

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Juicy Rubies

It’s June… We’ve been waiting all year for the appearance of local strawberries! Those gorgeous, ruby-red all the way through, juicy beauties. Nothing like them! We pray for some good sunny weather to make them sweet and succulent. Here and now,

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Busy, Busy, Busy

Yup, it’s the time of the year for all sorts of goodies. Yesterday we received a couple of pounds of fresh Porcini mushrooms! Now…the Italians would go nuts for sure! I mean, they are great at foraging and these fungi

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Turkey, Tomato, Mozzarella Lasagne

  For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. I often find lasagna a bit heavy with all the cheeses & meats, however by using ground turkey, it is much lighter and very delicious. Lasagne is a great dish for

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Spring Rice, Grains and Beans

Ramp & Sausage Risotto

Ramps (also known as wild leeks), can be found either in the wild, if you know where to look, or at the Farmer’s Market in the spring.  They are really, really tasty and something I hunt for in the spring!  Figuratively speaking

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