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Tomato Fresh Mozzarella Salad Police

I may have mentioned in my writings that I adore tomatoes!   The bounty of summer at it’s best! It’s the dead of winter now and that often brings getting together with food friends.  Recently at a get-together lunch recently where I saw on the  menu Tomato Bocconcini salad.  I could almost feel my blood pressure […]

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Curry Powder

This curry powder is a Malaysian style one. The cuisine is a mixture of Indian, Chinese and Malay to name a few.  I consider this to be my “house” curry powder when I am cooking Asian. Hope you enjoy the exotic taste as much as we do. It’s pretty darned good in curried butternut squash […]

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Waldorf Chicken Salad

With the combination of chicken, celery, apples, grapes, walnuts with blue cheese is, in my opinion, a perfect main course salad!  You could use cooked, cubed turkey for the salad too.  We buy our grapes, grown in Kelowna, B.C.  from the farmer’s market in the fall…they are so worth waiting for. Makes 8 Servings 4 […]

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How To Make Wonton Cups

Making these is pretty easy!  You can make them a few days ahead storing them at room temperature in an airtight container.  Have fun coming up with any number of Asian inspired fillings that you like!  A couple of my favourites are Asian Barbecued Pork and Picadillo. 1 package square wonton wrappers Canola or other […]

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Pre-Soaking Beans

  Using this method means no soaking overnight. There’s a theory that if you do soak overnight; fermentation begins to take place, hence stomach issues can arise.  Since finding this method, I never soak overnight.  Sometimes you just don’t know “what’s for dinner?” the day before! To Quick “Presoak” the Beans: Place the beans in […]