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2 “R’s” of Spring

Ramps and Rhubarb! Yes, we are up to our knees in both! We fired up the stove at #5 this week stocking up our larder and freezer using these delectable spring delicacies. You can’t go wrong with rhubarb muffins or rhubarb coffee

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Braised Chicken In Saffron Cream And Pasta

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. If you like saffron, this one is for you! It’s saffrony and winey and yummy! When I make this chicken, I like to serve it in the Italian manner, I use

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Asian Barbecued Lemongrass Beef Wraps

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. A delicious, light summer dinner; perfect for eating outdoors on a warm evening! Or…you could serve them as an appetizer. I made a cool, refreshing cucumber salad to go with

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Mexican Style Picadillo

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. This is one handy recipe! I often make up a batch, use some for the tortillas and freeze the rest to use for other things, like making an appetizer by

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Fall Appetizers

Meatballs, A Hosts’ Friend

I personally don’t believe you can have too many recipes for meatballs for serving as appetizers or whatever else you can think of!  These ones have all received 2 thumbs up!  Perfect party food to my mind! Spanish Tapas Meatballs

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Fall Appetizers

Anne’s Meatballs

When I worked at the corporate dining room, we made bucketful’s of these meatballs for receptions,coated with a sauce made from grape jelly, chili sauce and a squeeze of lemon juice; probably sounds a bit odd, but tastes pretty good! They were always a hit.  We

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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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“Creamed” Carrot Soup With Cilantro

I think this is not only a beautiful tasting soup but is smooth, creamy & has a lovely colour. If you don’t like cilantro, you can substitute it with parsley. You will be missing the boost of exotic flavor though! The great

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Fall Appetizers

Brazilian Empadas

The famous Brazilian meat pies also known as empanadas!  We really enjoy having empadas in the summer either for lunch or dinner with a salad! They are excellent to take on a picnic or to a party as an appetizer (see below).  Bonus…they can be eaten hot or at room temperature! 

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