How to Make Simple Delicious Pancakes

How to Make Simple Delicious Pancakes

One of the things that Canada is known for throughout the world, is its maple syrup. What is the best thing to pour this deliciously sweet substance over? In my opinion, a very strong case can be made for simple pancakes. Although they are very…

Chinese Style Meatballs

Chinese Style Meatballs

  Chinese new year is coming. 2012 is the year of the dragon with the first day of the Chinese new year occuring on Jan. 23, 2012. In preparation for a New Year dinner party, I am cooking some favorite family dishes. These are not…

Easy Custard Pie

Easy Custard Pie

Nothing could be easier than this Easy Custard Pie for dessert.  It’s been a long day at work and now Mother-in-law is coming for dinner, and while I prepared for the main course, I have nothing to serve for dessert. Oh dear! Then my brillant…

Wok tossed Garlic Chili Edamame with Sea Salt

Wok tossed Garlic Chili Edamame with Sea Salt

This wok tossed garlic chili edaname with sea salt is the latest trendy appetizer dish in Vancouver that is now appearing in the menus of many restaurants. Originally a Japanese dish, Vancouverite restaurants are adding new twists to this simple dish. At Rockford Grill, I…

Seven Layer Salad

Seven Layer Salad

During a recent potluck, somebody brought a seven layer salad, very imaginatively arranged.  I have made seven layer salad before, but never had the wits to arrange the ingredients so artfully.  So, I thought  I would share the recipe and the different images of how…

Foolproof Yorkshire Pudding Recipe

Foolproof Yorkshire Pudding Recipe

(This foolproof yorkshire pudding recipe was first published in 2010 and garnered a lot of shares via Facebook and Pinterest.  I have recently updated this post for this Christmas season, using the WP Recipe maker for easier recipe reading.) This Christmas holiday, we have decided…

Baptist Church Ladies Peanut Butter Squares

Baptist Church Ladies Peanut Butter Squares

It’s Christmas time soon, and our church is having a Christmas Craft and Bake Sale to raise funds for our Youth Mission to South Africa. So, I used a recipe from my Aunt who used to run the Black Cat Ranch in Hinton, Alberta.   She…

Canadian Yam Salad with Craisins

Canadian Yam Salad with Craisins

For Canadians pressed for time, this Yam Salad with Craisins is easily a favorite for three reasons:  (1)  It is healthy and tasty.  (2)  It is easy to make, there is very little cooking.  (3)  You can have many variations which keep the recipe fresh…

Grace Harbour Apple Cobbler

Grace Harbour Apple Cobbler

This is a truly Canadian recipe made with hand picked crabapples, plums and berries from an abandoned homestead at Grace Harbour in Desolation Sound Marine Park made to an apple-berry cobbler. Crab apples are sour when eaten fresh, yet when baked, gives a sweet tangy taste. Easy to make, healthy and full of nutrients. Can be served warm with ice cream topping. This recipe was inspired during the summer of 2008 while cruising the BC Inside Passage to Alaska.