Recipes

  • Creamy Wild Rice Soup

    January 14 2011 in Post Categories: RecipesSoups

    75 ml (1/4 cup) butter or margarine 125 ml (1/2 cup) flour 1.25 L (5 cups) chicken broth 15 ml (1tbsp) butter or margarine 125 ml (1/2 cup) shredded carrot 125 ml (1/2 cup) finely chopped onion 125 ml (1/2 cup) sliced mushrooms 125 ml (1/2 cup) sliced celery 125 ml (1/2 cup) dry white

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  • Avgolemono

    January 14 2011 in Post Categories: RecipesSoups

    This is the most popular of Greek soups.  The name means ‘egg and lemon’, the two most important ingredients that produce this light and nourishing soup.  Orzo, is a Greek rice-shaped pasta, but you can use any small shape.  Garnish with fresh lemon slices. 1 Village Grocer Chicken 1 ¾ quarts chicken broth ½ cup

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  • Asparagus Soup with Mint Pesto

    January 14 2011 in Post Categories: RecipesSoups

    This is a refreshingly light soup with a beautiful spring flavor. I use the pesto as a flavor booster. If you don’t feel like making the pesto, just finish with some chopped fresh mint and basil and drizzle with a little extra virgin olive oil Asparagus Soup: 2 bunches asparagus trimmed, then peeled and chopped

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  • Apple & Butternut Squash Soup

    January 14 2011 in Post Categories: RecipesSoups

    3 cups apples, peeled and chopped 4 cups butternut squash, peeled and chopped 4 cups chicken stock ½ cup milk 1 tbsp vegetable oil 2 cups onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 1 tsp dried thyme pinch of nutmeg salt and pepper, to taste In a large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat.  Add onions

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  • Winner’s Circle of Stuffed Mushrooms

    January 12 2011 in Post Categories: RecipesAppetizer

    36 large Button or baby Bella mushrooms 1 cup Newman’s Own Parmesan and Roasted Garlic Dressing 3/4 cup minced scallions 1 tablespoon fresh basil, minced 1/4 cup dry Marsala or sherry wine 3 tablespoons butter Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 3 strips bacon 3 cloves minced garlic 8 ounces cream cheese, softened

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  • Vietnamese Salad Rolls

    January 12 2011 in Post Categories: RecipesAppetizer

    8 ounces fresh raw medium shrimp, deveined and tails removed 8 large round rice paper wrappers 8 ounce package rice vermicelli noodles, cooked according to instructions 1 large carrot, julienned thinly 3 tablespoons Thai basil, chopped 3 tablespoons fresh mint leaves, chopped 3 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped 4 leaves of Romaine lettuce, chopped ½ cup

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  • Thai Lettuce and Chicken Wraps

    January 12 2011 in Post Categories: RecipesAppetizer

    These little rolls are great for lunch or appetizers and are perfect for easy entertaining. Guests love “rolling their own,” prep is a snap and you can have everything ready and waiting in the fridge long before the party starts. 2 tbsp oil 2 tsp minced galangal (or ginger) 1 tsp minced garlic 1/2 lb.

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  • Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

    January 12 2011 in Post Categories: RecipesAppetizer

    Preparing the pumpkins seeds for roasting is a very slimy job.  Some kids love it; others are totally grossed out.  All, however, enjoy munching on the freshly roasted seeds. 1 pumpkin 2 tbsp vegetable oil salt to taste Use an ice-cream scoop to remove the seeds from the pumpkin and transfer them to a large

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  • Portobello Delights with Blue Cheese Mashed Potato

    January 12 2011 in Post Categories: RecipesAppetizer

    1 cup Renée’s Gourmet Chunky Blue Cheese Dressing & Dip 6 Portobello mushroom caps, cleaned and cored (minimum 3-inch diameter) 3 large baking potatoes, cleaned and peeled 1 tsp salt & pepper 1 tbsp olive oil Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place mushrooms, cap-side down, on baking dish and put in oven for 5-8

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Past Events

  • Lunar New Year

    January 25, 2020

    The Rat is the first of all zodiac animals. According to one myth, the Jade Emperor said the order would be decided by the order in which they arrived to his party. The Rat tricked the Ox into giving him a ride. Then, just as they arrived at the finish line, Rat jumped down and

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  • Robbie Burns’ Day

    January 25, 2020

    Robbie Burns is one of Scotland’s most important literary figures and is best known for his famous, and often humorous songs and poetry. He remains one of the most celebrated figures in Scottish history and culture and for that we celebrate his legacy. Make sure to pick up some of our Scottish fare in our

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