Recipes

  • Blooming Nachos

    January 30 2019 in Post Categories: Recipes

    Karen discovered a wonderful Mexican restaurant called La Morenita in Palo-Alto, California over 15 years ago which serves these amazing nachos that look like a blooming rose. She has been making them ever since, and is excited to share this easy recipe with you. Ingredients: 1 bag of tortilla chips (round) 1/4 cup of salsa

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  • Chunky Guacamole

    January 30 2019 in Post Categories: Recipes

    Ingredients: 2 avocados 1 small onion, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 1 ripe tomato, chopped 1 lime, juiced salt and pepper to taste fresh chopped cilantro, to taste – optional Method: Peel and mash avocados in a medium serving bowl. Stir in onion, garlic, tomato, lime juice, salt, pepper and cilantro. Season with remaining

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  • Pimento Cheese Dip

    January 30 2019 in Post Categories: Recipes

    Ingredients: 2 cups (8-ounce) sharp cheddar cheese, grated 2 cups (8-ounce) mild cheddar cheese, grated 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened ¼ cup diced pimentos 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon dried onion flakes 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup sour cream 1/8 teaspoon cayenne (optional) Method:

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  • Caramelized Onion Dip

    January 30 2019 in Post Categories: Recipes

    We’ve added bacon to this classic recipe as bacon is always a good idea especially if it’s the Village Grocer Bacon! Serve with your favourite chips, pretzels or crackers. Ingredients: 3 medium yellow onions, sliced thinly 2 tablespoons salted butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon granulated sugar 1 teaspoons of

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  • Grilled Arctic Char

    January 15 2019 in Post Categories: RecipesFish & Shellfish

    Ingredients: Arctic Char Filets 2 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil Kosher salt Black pepper Fresly squeezed Lemon Juice Heat two tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil in a grill pan or skillet over medium-high heat. Season arctic char with kosher salt and black pepper. Cook fillets on grill pan skin side up until lightly browned,

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  • Arctic Char

    January 15 2019 in Post Categories: RecipesFish & Shellfish

    1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 4 cloves garlic, each cut in half 2 pints cherry tomatoes salt 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 (5oz) skin on Arctic Char fillets Preheat the broiler. Set a large cast iron skillet on the stove over high heat until it is smoking hot. Add the olive oil and

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  • Let’s Talk Peameal Bacon

    January 15 2019 in Post Categories: A Little Slice of EvanRecipes

    At risk of offending the nomenclature police, this is now known as Sweet Pickled Boneless Pork Loin, or something close, but if you labelled it as such, you would confuse everyone and when you travel in the southern States, this is considered “Canadian Bacon”. We just think of it as normal country breakfast, or lunch

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  • Thomas’ Pot Roast

    January 10 2019 in Post Categories: Recipes

    Ingredients 1 (4 lb) pot roast , 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard, canola oil, 2 tablespoons tomato paste, Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, 750 ml red wine, 8 shallots, peeled, 4 cups beef stock, 5 carrots, peeled, 1/2 cup unsalted butter, 1 stalk celery, cut in half, 4 springs thyme, 4 leeks, cleaned and

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  • Cod with Chorizo and White Beans

    January 09 2019 in Post Categories: Recipes

    Ingredients: Cod fillets                    1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 shallot, finely chopped        Chorizo sausage, diced 1 teaspoon thyme, chopped        1 pint grape tomatoes, halved 1/2 cup dry white wine            1 15 ounce can white beans, rinsed salt and pepper Preheat oven to 425°F. Coat a baking dish

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  • Slow Cooker Classic Pot Roast with Carrots and Potatoes

    January 09 2019 in Post Categories: Recipes

    This recipe is adapted from America’s Test Kitchen’s book, One-Pan Wonders. This recipe uses one of the test kitchen’s favourite secret ingredients: instant tapioca. When added along with some dried porcini mushrooms, a lush flavourful gravy is created. The tapioca also prevents the sauce from getting watered down as the meat releases its juices. Serves:

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