Category: Spring Mains

Scallop Brochette

You can use prawns or a combination of both scallops & prawns or Spot Prawns, or one of my favourites, halibut cheeks! I really like this marinade and use it for a main course, or it makes terrific skewered appetizers. You can take these along to

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Fall Mains

Whole Baked Ham

We love this excellent way of preparing a whole ham for Easter dinner or anytime you want to feed a large group.  Thanks James Beard for the inspiration (he used a whole bottle of Madiera!)  We normally use a smoked

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Coq au Riesling

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. My take on traditional Coq au Vin is delicious why not enjoy it a fall or winter day or as a springtime dinner too, with warm, crusty French bread and an in-season

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Basil Mushroom Turkey Meatloaf

Here is another meatloaf I consider a “winner”.  It is very good & makes a great sandwich if you have leftovers! Preheat oven to 350 F. 2 Tbsp. EVO 2 cups sliced mushrooms 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 ½ tsp.

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Fall Mains

Baked Meatballs In Tomato Sauce

The beauty of these juicy meatballs is that you don’t have to brown them first. Yeah! As they bake, they impart all their delicious juices and flavours to the sauce! Does it get any better? They’re a big hit at

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Mushroom Crepes

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. Crepes do make such a nice brunch. The beauty of crepes is that when you make a batch you use what you need and freeze the remainder between sheets of wax

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Phyllis’ Meatloaf

There is just something about a meatloaf!  It’s our kind of “comfort food.”  This goes together easily, so it’s a good thing to make on a work night.  The meatloaf can be served warm, room temperature or even cold.  My

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Fall Mains

Phyllis’ Roast Chicken

The first time I roasted a chicken using this method we were so pleased with the results that it’s still the only way we roll! It’s juicy, crisp-skinned and so easy to make. You’ll also see that the chicken for the most

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Barbequing and Grilling

Marinade For Lamb

My go to marinade for lamb chops, racks & butterflied leg of lamb.  Recipe can be doubled or tripled, depending on the amount of lamb you have. The lamb is delicious cooked on the barbecue or you can use the oven

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Mushrooms On Toast

This dish makes a lovely, light supper dish served with a salad, or even a brunch dish. Although it may not leap off the page, it is very, very good & I cannot remember how many times I have made

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