Recipes

  • Andrea’s Family Style Cauliflower

    February 15 2017 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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  • Vietnamese Shaken Beef (Bo Luc Lac)

    February 15 2017 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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  • Ashley’s Rustic Tortellini Soup

    February 15 2017 in Post Categories: Recipes

    Ingredients: ¾ ground turkey 1 medium onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves, minced chicken broth 1¾ cups water 1 can diced tomatoes, undrained 1 package cheese tortellini (about 9 ounces) 1 package fresh baby spinach, coarsely chopped salt and pepper, to taste shredded Parmesan cheese, optional *add any other vegetables you like, think celery, carrot, and

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  • Rita’s Traditional Tiramisu

    February 15 2017 in Post Categories: Recipes

    Rita is our senior cashier that many of you know. As she is always entertaining, here is a quick and easy traditional Italian dessert that Rita’s family is now sharing with us! Ingredients: 6 cups espresso 1 shot Rum 1 shot Tia Maria (flavoured liqueur) 5 large eggs, separated 1 cup and 4 tablespoons sugar

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  • Mariella’s Italian Style Stuffed Mushrooms

    February 15 2017 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 AUNT MINNIE’S MEATLOAF

    February 15 2017 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 Momma’s Cannelloni

    February 15 2017 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 15 2017 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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  • Filet Mignon with Brandied Three Peppercorn Sauce

    February 06 2017 in Post Categories: Recipes

    Season the filets with sea salt, freshly ground pepper, and a bit of fresh garlic. Grill them to just under the desired degree of doneness and place in a low oven (150 degrees). For the sauce, you can use any that you wish, but we suggest a light Brandied Three Peppercorn Sauce (which you can

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  • Truffle Stuffed Potato

    February 06 2017 in Post Categories: Recipes

    Bake a large potato for about 35-40 minutes in a 325 degree oven, or until it passes the fork test. Cool the potato, slice it in half lengthwise, scoop out the inside and place that into a bowl. Leaving the skin with enough meat on it to make a “boat” for the stuffing. Add a

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