Turkey and Eggplant Pastitsio

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. When we get a craving for Greek food in the fall and winter, there’s only one thing to be done, either Pastitsio (sort of a Greek macaroni and cheese) or moussaka …this is the macaroni and cheese favourite. The sauce can easily be made a … Continue reading Turkey and Eggplant Pastitsio

“Jerk” Pork Chops

The last time we barbecued the pork chops we both agreed; they are very, very good, quick and easy to put together and we are making them tonight! Mix up some Jamaican drinks, kick back and dream of those island breezes! You can easily increase the recipe too. Makes 2 Servings (2) ¾ – 1” … Continue reading “Jerk” Pork Chops

Chiles Rellenos

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. Besides growing artichokes, Donna (Glen Valley Artichokes), also sells a number of other hard to find, locally grown things such as borlotti beans and fantastic poblano peppers. The coating is a lot simpler than the traditional egg yolk, beaten egg white one. You can add … Continue reading Chiles Rellenos

Blueberry Barbecue Sauce

The blueberries are in season and we’re making a batch of this barbecue sauce to slather onto pork chops, ribs, burgers, chicken, turkey or even fish! It will keep in the fridge for up to 2 weeks and can be easily frozen.  In fact, I have doubled the recipe just so I could have a stash … Continue reading Blueberry Barbecue Sauce

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! This makes a really, really tasty vegetarian main course. A nice addition might be a salad … Continue reading Veggie Moussaka

Pan Seared Pork Chops

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. Properly cooked pork chops are fabulous, so tender & juicy. This is one of those things to keep up your sleeve, especially after coming home from work and having to come up with something easy, peasey for dinner! Gelderman’s** is a great source for excellent pork … Continue reading Pan Seared Pork Chops

A Favourite Mac ‘N Cheese

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. Kid food, childhood memories, bubbly and golden mac ‘n cheese with tomatoes…what’s not to love? Because I adore tomatoes, this is right up my alley and I hope yours too! I like to make this with tomatoes that are available locally right up to the … Continue reading A Favourite Mac ‘N Cheese

Phyllis’ Tomato Salsa

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. A good salsa is a wonderful thing! This version has both grape tomatoes and Sungold’s from the plants in our backyard. It certainly makes an eye catching and delicious salsa! Terrific on burritos, tacos or as a topping for grilled fish or chicken. You know … Continue reading Phyllis’ Tomato Salsa