Category: Summer’s Bounty

Fancy Tea Sandwiches, Seafood And Fish

For a printer friendly version of these recipes, click here. Open Faced Smoked Salmon Rounds These ones look beautiful and add a nice “pop” to a sandwich tray. Approximately 18 – 24 open faced sandwiches 1 loaf of square bread,

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Fancy Tea Sandwiches, Three Chicken Salads

For a printer friendly version of these recipes, click here. Those of you who are not vegetarian, raise your hands if you do not like chicken salad sandwiches! In my life as a personal chef and caterer, I can’t tell

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Fancy Tea Sandwiches, Cheese & Egg Fillings

For a printer friendly version of these recipes, click here. To get you in the mood, here is a selection of my personal favourite fillings. There are two sources in Vancouver where I have purchased the square loaves of bread;

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Huevos Rancheros (Mexican Eggs)

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Warm Artichoke Parmigiano Spread

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, Click here. When I noticed on Facebook how many people made that Mexican layered bean dip for their Super Bowl Sunday appetizer, I was quite surprised! I mean, that is one old chestnut

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Dynamite Chinese Chicken Thighs

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. My husband gives these his “two thumbs up.” You can absolutely substitute approximately 2 lbs. of chicken wings. The chicken can be cooked in the oven on a rack, or

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Green Beans With Shallots And Lemon

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. This has been my go-to for making green beans for many years…they seem to go with everything and most people like them! The lemon adds a nice citrusy zing!  When

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My Go To Quiche

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. The very first time I made quiche was probably in the 1970’s! I had invited a bunch of my “girlfriends” over for Sunday brunch and wanted to make them something

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Pureed Vegetable Soup

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. This is a lovely soup that I like to make with veggies from the Farmer’s Market and herbs from the garden. It’s nice to serve as a first course or

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Veggie Moussaka

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. I found some end of  season eggplant at the Farmer’s Market and thought, what better way to use it, than to make this for Veggie Monday…not saying you can’t make it on other days!

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