Recipes

  • Corned Beef and Cabbage

    March 17 2017 in Post Categories: RecipesMeat

    This recipe takes time but you won’t be disappointed. Give yourself a little luck o’ the Irish with this Americanized version of an Irish feast.  Serve with our delicious Irish soda bread. Preparation Time: Preparation Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 3 hours 4 ½ pounds Village Grocer Corned Beef Brisket 5 black peppercorns ½ tsp

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  • Irish Mussel Stew

    March 09 2017 in Post Categories: RecipesFish & Shellfish

    10 pounds fresh mussels in their shells 1 large chopped onion 2 ounces butter 1/2 cup dry white wine 1/2 cup light cream lemon wedges 2 cloves crushed garlic salt and pepper 1 tablespoon parsley, chopped 1 ounce flour (optional) garlic croutons Melt butter in a large saucepan. Cook the onions over medium-low heat until

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  • Spicy Thai Steamed Mussels

    March 08 2017 in Post Categories: Recipes

    Ingredients 4 lbs live mussels, 3 limes, 13.5 oz can unsweetened coconut milk, 1/3 cup dry white wine, 1.5 tablespoons Thai red curry paste, 1 tablespoon sugar, 1.5 tablespoons minced garlic, 2 cups fresh cilantro, 1 tablespoon Asian fish sauce Method Scrub mussels well and remove beards. Squeeze enough juice from limes to measure 1/3

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  • Mussels in White Wine and Garlic

    March 08 2017 in Post Categories: Recipes

    Ingredients 4 lbs live mussels, 2 cups dry white wine, 1 large shallots, 4 garlic cloves, finely chopped, ½ teaspoon salt, 1/3 cup mixed fresh herbs, 6 tablespoons butter, cut into pieces Method Rinse and scrub mussels under cold water. Using your fingers or paring knife, remove beards (strings that hang from the mussel shells),

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  • World Famous Veal Chops

    March 02 2017 in Post Categories: Recipes

    Use a heavy fry pan with ½ butter and ½ oil to coat the pan. Chop up one shallot, and sweat it for flavour in the oil/butter coating. Next, flour the veal chop, season it with salt and pepper and saute it at a medium high heat for about 6-8 minutes, covered with a lid.

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  • Baked Pickerel

    March 02 2017 in Post Categories: RecipesFish & Shellfish

    Pickerel Fillets 3 tablespoons of butter Salt and pepper, to taste 1/2 lemon, juiced 1/4 cup water Method: Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Wash, and clean fish fillet before seasoning. Place in baking dish and dot with butter, season with salt and pepper. Add lemon juice and water, bake for about 20 minutes or until fish

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  • 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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