Archive for March, 2016

Simple Vegetable Stir-Fry

Simple Vegetable Stir-Fry

Serves: 6

Time: 25 Minutes

 

 The other day I looked in my fridge and realized I had been a little over zealous in my purchase of peppers during my last grocery shop.  Meal planning has helped me not to over buy, […]

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Traditional Turkey Gravy

Traditional Turkey Gravy

Serves: 10

Time: 10 Minutes

 

 I think I may have mentioned how much I love gravy and that I never waste drippings from a roast.  I think turkey gravy might just be my favourite not only for the flavour, but […]

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Roast Turkey & Dressing

Roast Turkey & Dressing

Serves: 12

Time: 6 Hours (Approx)

 

 Do you remember the first time you ever roasted a turkey?  I definitely do.  It was Christmas 2005.  We had just gotten married and moved to our acreage home.  I was excited to be hosting […]

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Creamy Chicken & Vegetable Soup

Creamy Chicken & Vegetable Soup

Serves: 8

Time: 45 minutes

 

 For Christmas I really wanted a red, cast iron dutch oven.  I’d been looking at them at a local shop, but couldn’t justify the cost so I put it on my Christmas list. The Chief Taste Tester […]

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Basic Dinner Buns

Basic Dinner Buns

Serves: 3 dozen

Time: 4.5 hours

 

 A year or so ago, I found myself looking for a basic dinner bun recipe.  The Mini Taste Tester REALLY loves fresh buns and I wanted to make his day.  I tried a few recipes in my […]

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Garlic & Onion Mashed Potatoes

Garlic & Onion Mashed Potatoes

Serves: 6

Time: 40 Minutes

 

 These Garlic & Onion Mashed Potatoes are to die for!  Generally I just do plain old mashed potatoes, but the other night we were having ribs for supper and I decided to try something a […]

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Tips for Cooking Pasta

Tips for Cooking Pasta

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Posted: March 23, 2016

 

 Cooking pasta is a fairly simple process.  Generally the directions for cooking a specific pasta can be found on the package of the product.  When cooking pasta, there are a few things you want to […]

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Quick & Easy Spaghetti Sauce

Quick & Easy Spaghetti Sauce

Serves: 8

Time: 30 Minutes

 

 Quite a few years ago I started experimenting with making my own spaghetti sauce.  I’m just not a fan of the jarred stuff.  This recipe is quick, easy and my family loves it!  It’s filled […]

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Never Fail Yorkshire Pudding

Never Fail Yorkshire Pudding

Serves: 12 Puddings

Time: 40 Minutes

 

 Whenever I’m looking for a traditional, tried and true recipe, I head to my 4-H cookbooks.  My favourite one is one that I’ve had since I was 16 years old.   Not to give away […]

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Banana Chip Muffins

Banana Chip Muffins

Serves: 12-14 Muffins

Time: 35 Minutes

 

 Sometimes I think the only reason we buy bananas is to make these Banana Chip Muffins every week.   They have a light, fluffy texture and are full of flavour.   They are the Mini Taste Tester’s very […]

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