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Almond-Crusted Chicken Breasts with Goat Cheese Filling

23.07.14 - Almond-Crusted Chicken Breasts with Goat Cheese Filling

A goat cheese and almond filling in tender chicken delivers succulence in every delicious bite. Read more...

 
Ice wine, Maple and Apple Brine for Pork Ribs

07.07.14 - Ice wine, Maple and Apple Brine for Pork Ribs

The ribs were left tender with a salty sweetness combination. Perfect for any pork product I would assume. Read more...

 
Grilled Chicken Burgers

07.07.14 - Grilled Chicken Burgers

A nice break from typical hamburgers and much healthier for you. These chicken burgers are flavorful, fairly simple to make, and quite delicious. Read more...

 
Alberta Strip Loin Steaks with Green Onion Horseradish Mayonnaise

29.06.14 - Alberta Strip Loin Steaks with Green Onion Horseradish Mayonnaise

The Mayo brings a special flavour to the steaks that leaves wanting more. Read more...

 
Creamy Chicken and Broccoli Casserole

16.06.14 - Creamy Chicken and Broccoli Casserole

A simple easy to prepare recipe that has an extra kick thanks to the chili powder. Read more...

 
Balsamic Flank Steak on White Bean Purée with Cajun Lobster Tails and Broiled Corn

15.06.14 - Balsamic Flank Steak on White Bean Purée with Cajun Lobster Tails and Broiled Corn

This quick and delicious recipe can also be used for chicken and pork, as well as beef. Everything being prepared in one pan makes this dish even better, as the cleanup is a cinch. The creamy, earthy beans make a terrific backdrop to the sweet and sour flavours of the beef. Read more...

 
Chicken Florentine Casserole

10.06.14 - Chicken Florentine Casserole

Chicken Florentine casserole, which can also be adapted with either fish or shrimp, lies on a bed of spinach leaves and mushrooms, has a creamy white sauce mixed with garlic, Parmesan cheese, and Italian seasonings, and is topped with baked mozzarella. Read more...

 
Miami Chicken Legs

09.06.14 - Miami Chicken Legs

This is an inexpensive yet very enjoyable variation of chicken legs, cooked to perfection over hot coals or the barbecue grill. Read more...

 
Barbecued Strip Loin of Beef with Spinach and Mushroom Salad

09.06.14 - Barbecued Strip Loin of Beef with Spinach and Mushroom Salad

This was one of those rare recipes where the salad was a more dominate feature on the plate than the beef. Read more...

 
Spicy Tuna Fish Cakes

28.05.14 - Spicy Tuna Fish Cakes

A quick healthy meal that is moist and flavourful Read more...

 
Rosemary Chicken Thighs

26.05.14 - Rosemary Chicken Thighs

Great hot or cold. The outside is crisp and crunchy, the inside stays moist. Read more...

 
Lemon Chicken Wrap with Pickled Beets, Grilled Avocado and Goat Cheese

21.05.14 - Lemon Chicken Wrap with Pickled Beets, Grilled Avocado and Goat Cheese

At first the recipe seemed complicated but on first bite into the wrap it was so worth the effort. Read more...

 
Beef Mushroom and Goat Cheese Stroganoff

21.05.14 - Beef Mushroom and Goat Cheese Stroganoff

A simple creamy recipe that will make any mushroom lovers mouth water. Read more...

 
Barbecued Beef Burgers with Pickled Red Onions

28.04.14 - Barbecued Beef Burgers with Pickled Red Onions

Waiting for the onions to pickle was almost painful with the wonderful sweet wine smell that filled the air. Once cooled they make a perfect topping. Read more...

 
Beef Tenderloin with Porcini Cream Sauce

20.04.14 - Beef Tenderloin with Porcini Cream Sauce

A simple recipe that will leave your mouth watering and searching for bread to soak up the sauce. Read more...

 
Icewine and Maple Pork Ribs

14.04.14 - Icewine and Maple Pork Ribs

A unique combination of flavours allow the icewine to present itself in the sweetness of the ribs. Read more...

 
Irish Roasted Salmon

14.04.14 - Irish Roasted Salmon

Salmon fillets marinated in Irish whiskey and honey have a glazed look as well as a superb taste and texture. Irish whiskey has a slightly peppery taste. Read more...

 
Cajun Chicken Melt

11.04.14 - Cajun Chicken Melt

These are easy to make and taste great right out of the oven. Read more...

 
Butter Chickpea Curry

23.03.14 - Butter Chickpea Curry

A delicious, creamy chickpea and potato curry, full of flavor and so simple. Serve over a bed of rice. Read more...

 
Guinness Stew

16.03.14 - Guinness Stew

A pint of Guinness is a way of life for some Irishmen. The tall blond lady in the long black skirt is becoming more and more popular in our cooking - especially in stews. Read more...

 
Creamy Herbed Pork Chops

08.03.14 - Creamy Herbed Pork Chops

A quick variation on a classic meal. Serve with Rice and salad and in half an hour your meal is complete. Read more...

 
Shepherd's Pie

03.03.14 - Shepherd's Pie

Growing up I never liked Shepherd's Pie. probably because mom never used wine or cheese in her recipe! Read more...

 
Pork Tenderloin with Apple Ginger Chutney

24.02.14 - Pork Tenderloin with Apple Ginger Chutney

I can't begin to explain how simple this recipe was to prepare. Serving it with Green Beans Almondine as well as Sweet Potatoes create the perfect colourful and taste balanced meal. Read more...

 
Dijon Crusted Beef Tenderloin with Goat cheese Mashed Potatoes

18.02.14 - Dijon Crusted Beef Tenderloin with Goat cheese Mashed Potatoes

The tangy mustard on the meat pared with the creaminess of the potatoes lead to the perfect combination. A very easy and simple recipe that sounds harder than it actually is. Read more...

 
Pork Chops with Ancho Chile Rub and Strawberry Glaze

18.02.14 - Pork Chops with Ancho Chile Rub and Strawberry Glaze

Ancho chile powder, made from dried poblano peppers, adds a mild heat, which is mellowed by the sweetness of the preserves in the glaze. Serve this dish with smashed red potatoes. Read more...

 
Baked Parmesan Tilapia with a Honey-Mustard Dipping Sauce

18.02.14 - Baked Parmesan Tilapia with a Honey-Mustard Dipping Sauce

A quick and yummy way to prepare crispy tilapia everyone will love, without frying. Read more...

 
Pork Loin with Goat Cheese Stuffing

09.02.14 - Pork Loin with Goat Cheese Stuffing

The cranberry goat cheese stuffing adds to the moisture of the pork and brings the sweetness right to the palate. The red wine reduction creates an amazing combination of flavours. Read more...

 
Eye of Round Beef Roast

29.01.14 - Eye of Round Beef Roast

This recipe takes a very tough piece of meat and makes it so tender and delicious. Feel free to improvise with the seasonings and use garlic salt in place of regular salt. The easiest roast you'll ever cook! Read more...

 
Roast Beef and Aged Cheddar Melt

29.01.14 - Roast Beef and Aged Cheddar Melt

When you have left over roast beef and you just can't handle another meal, try this recipe, simple to make and leaves you wanting more. Read more...

 
Famous Trius Burger with Icewine Onion Jam

13.01.14 - Famous Trius Burger with Icewine Onion Jam

The burgers are simple and irresistible. The onion jam does take some practice to understand how the sugars work. best to not over cook it. Read more...

 
White Bean 'Alfredo' with Fettuccine

05.01.14 - White Bean 'Alfredo' with Fettuccine

I served this pasta with a Caesar salad. When I go to make this recipe again, i will either include a cup of medium salsa in the sauce or cooked crumbled bacon. The pasta was good, but without the Caesar salad it would be without a complex flavour profile that I prefer. Read more...

 
Maple Glazed Pork Tenderloin with Wild Rice, Mushroom and Gruyere Cheese Risotto

30.12.13 - Maple Glazed Pork Tenderloin with Wild Rice, Mushroom and Gruyere Cheese Risotto

Making a traditional risotto has the ability to scare many from trying it, this is a simple healthy tasty recipe that combines a number of different flavours accented with the perfect wine. Read more...

 
Filet of Salmon with Grainy Mustard Glaze

15.12.13 - Filet of Salmon with Grainy Mustard Glaze

Such a simple and easy glaze to make, the flavours pop on first bite. Read more...

 
Lancashire Hot Pot

10.12.13 - Lancashire Hot Pot

Not everyone appreciates Lamb, but this recipe is a very hearty meal that tastes even better the next day. Read more...

 
Pan Seared Salmon with White Bean & Pommery Mustard Puree

10.12.13 - Pan Seared Salmon with White Bean & Pommery Mustard Puree

The bean and mustard puree could pass as a meal unto itself. Great contrast of flavours. Read more...

 
Prosciutto Wrapped Chicken Breast Stuffed with Spinach and Brie

05.12.13 - Prosciutto Wrapped Chicken Breast Stuffed with Spinach and Brie

A relatively easy recipe that will impress your guests. The combo of the saltiness of the Prosciutto and the creamyness of the brie make a great combination Read more...

 
Prime Rib with Confit Garlic Potato

29.10.13 - Prime Rib with Confit Garlic Potato

I normally love garlic mashed potatoes, but preparing the garlic in this method gives the potatoes that extra flavour not overpowering. The combination of the flavours combined with the wine make for a perfect family dinner. Read more...

 
Spicy Beef Chili with Chocolate

24.10.13 - Spicy Beef Chili with Chocolate

When I saw the recipe, I was confused how beef and chocolate would pair. On first bite you get the creaminess of the chocolate and then spice kicks in, paired with wine it is heavenly. Read more...

 
Stuffed Turkey Breast with Icewine Squash, Smoked Bacon, Apple and Sage Stuffing

06.10.13 - Stuffed Turkey Breast with Icewine Squash, Smoked Bacon, Apple and Sage Stuffing

When cooking for two a whole Turkey sometimes does not make any sense, this recipe puts a flavourful twist on a traditional Thanksgiving favorite. Read more...

 
Italian Baked Cannelloni

16.09.13 - Italian Baked Cannelloni

A traditional classic that simple to make. I was left with leftover filling that went perfectly mixed with penne pasta the next day. Read more...

 
Slow Braised Pork Ribs

09.09.13 - Slow Braised Pork Ribs

It was Calvin's 6th birthday last week. When I asked him what would you like for dinner, he asked for Ribs. Obviously I had a glass of wine, he paired his ribs with milk :) Read more...

 
Individual Portobello And Vegetable Lasagna

02.09.13 - Individual Portobello And Vegetable Lasagna

A friend was coming into town for dinner who doesn't eat meat so what better opportunity to try out a vegetarian recipe. Read more...

 
Strip Loin Steak with Spicy Cherry Barbeque Glaze

25.08.13 - Strip Loin Steak with Spicy Cherry Barbeque Glaze

When I saw the title of the recipe I had to test it out immediately. Sweet, spicy and saucy a winning combination. Read more...

 
Rosemary Grilled Chicken Breasts

19.08.13 - Rosemary Grilled Chicken Breasts

The combination of the sweet and savory make this dish a unique main course where special attention needs to be made to the perfect side as to not take away from the chicken. Read more...

 
Maple Mustard Pork Chops

14.08.13 - Maple Mustard Pork Chops

Perfect for those days when the weather is not perfect for the BBQ. Read more...

 
Grilled Venison Burgers

18.07.13 - Grilled Venison Burgers

Not everyone thinks they like Venison, myself included but this recipe combination will leave you wondering how come you have never eaten venison previously and wishing you had room for seconds. Read more...

 
Atlantic Salmon with Homemade Grain Mustard Crust

02.07.13 - Atlantic Salmon with Homemade Grain Mustard Crust

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Spinach Lasagne

18.06.13 - Spinach Lasagne

I discovered this recipe years ago and always a large group hit. Most are shocked to hear it is completely vegetarian. Read more...

 
Three Farms Meatloaf

04.06.13 - Three Farms Meatloaf

Having grown up with overcooked and dry meatloaf's, this recipe with the combination of meats is moist and delicious. Read more...

 
Pepper Crusted Beef Tenderloin with Sweet Potato Fricassee

13.05.13 - Pepper Crusted Beef Tenderloin with Sweet Potato Fricassee

When the recipe called to coat the steak in pepper, I wasn't sure what the end result would be, but the crust of pepper served as a seal for the meat. Read more...

 
Seared Rare Tuna with Asparagus Remoulade

06.05.13 - Seared Rare Tuna with Asparagus Remoulade

It was a sunny warm spring day and I was craving Tuna. Very light and refreshing and the Asparagus Remoulade paired perfectly. Read more...

 
Lobster, Ricotta and Basil Cannelloni

29.04.13 - Lobster, Ricotta and Basil Cannelloni

I was a little intimidated to be working with Cannelloni and had no idea where I was going to find just lobster meat. I was surprised to find a can of frozen cooked meat at the grocery store and the end result was amazing. Read more...

 
Grilled Flank Steak with Chili Mayo and Brie

22.04.13 - Grilled Flank Steak with Chili Mayo and Brie

A flavour explosion that left me wanting more. Didn't bother topping with the top of the bun and served it with a turnip/sweet potato mash with grilled asparagus. Read more...