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)

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. One of our favourite breakfast or brunch plates! For sure, it gets you going! Perhaps for a weekend brunch, with or without guests, maybe a Caesar to kick things off? Makes Approximately

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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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