Recipes

  • Nana’s Nut Doings

    February 12 2018 in Post Categories: Recipes

    Nana’s spirit lives on with this easy to make recipe which continues to be handed down through 3 generations and served at many family gatherings. Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter, softened to room temperature 1 cup brown sugar 1 egg, beaten 1 cup of flour 1 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

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  • Cousin Clara’s Chocolate Banana Bread

    February 12 2018 in Post Categories: Recipes

    This family favourite is sure to delight the chocolate lovers in the family! On special occasions, Cousin Clara would top her chocolate banana bread with a simple chocolate icing. Always a hit! Ingredients: Loaf: 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour 1/2 cup cocoa powder 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 cup salted

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  • Chad’s Jumbo Chocolate Chip Cookies

    February 12 2018 in Post Categories: Recipes

    Makes 18 Cookies Ingredients: 2 cups flour 1 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup butter, room temperature 1 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup granulated white sugar 2 eggs 2 teaspoon vanilla 1 1/2 – 2 cups chocolate chips Method: Preheat oven to 350° F. Lightly grease 2 cookie sheets

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  • Vietnamese Shaken Beef (Bo Luc Lac)

    February 12 2018 in Post Categories: Recipes

    This dish comes from our florist Vi. She moved to Canada from Vietnam and has been with us for just about a year now. This dish is named after the back and forth shaking of the skillet as you sear the cubes of beef and remind Vi of home. Marinade: 2 lbs boneless beef sirloin,

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  • Mariella’s Italian Style Stuffed Mushrooms

    February 12 2018 in Post Categories: Recipes

    Raised in a traditional Italian family, home made dishes, from scratch were the only option when it came to meal time. Mariella loved to help her mom in the kitchen, chopping up and peeling fruits and vegetables.   Ingredients: 20 white mushrooms                         1 ripe tomato 1 cup chopped red onion                   2 cloves of garlic, crushed

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  • Evan’s Pineapple Upside Down Cake

    February 12 2018 in Post Categories: Recipes

    This is one of my favorites to celebrate family day!   Ingredients: Caramel Layer 1 cup yellow sugar 1/4 pound butter 1½ tablespoon water fresh pineapple, sliced maraschino cherries   Cake Batter 1/3 cup butter                                     1 cup sugar 1¼ cup all purpose flour                     1 egg ½ teaspoon salt                                 ¾ cup milk 1 teaspoon grated lemon

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  • Evan’s Aunt Minnie’s Meatloaf

    February 12 2018 in Post Categories: Recipes

    2 eggs 3 slices bread cut or torn into cubes ¾ cups warm water 1 package dry onion soup mix 4 oz Heinz ketchup 2 tbsp mild prepared mustard 2 lbs ground beef   In good-sized mixing bowl beat eggs. Add the bread crumbs, water, dry soup mix, ketchup, mustard & beef. Combine thoroughly and

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  • Mario’s Cannelloni

    February 12 2018 in Post Categories: Recipes

    Bechamel sauce:                                                                        Tomato sauce: 1/2 cup olive oil                                                                        2 (14.5oz) cans tomatoes or 1 (28oz can) 1 tub of Tre Stelle Ricotta                                                            1 onion, thinly sliced 1 onion, thinly sliced                                                                        2 tbsp butter 4-6 leaves fresh

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  • Cathy’s Piano Lesson Night Casserole

    February 12 2018 in Post Categories: Recipes

    When we were kids, Thursday was piano lesson day. Doreen’s faithful Ford station wagon made the trek all the way to Bloor Street and back every week, my sister, Carol, weak with relief after the ordeal and Mike and I rambunctious and ravenous in the back seat! Back at home Mom (Doreen) would unlock the

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  • Andrea’s Family Style Cauliflower

    February 11 2018 in Post Categories: Recipes

    For some of you who don’t know Andrea yet, she is the head of our bakery dept….you may recognize her from the bakery at the old store on Carlton. She has such a creative mind, introducing new and exciting recipes to share with all of you. Here is one of her family favourites that is

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