Fudgy Chocolate Brownies

This decadent fudgy chocolate brownies recipe is from "Martha Stewart's Baking Handbook."   Whether you have the munchies or are just looking for a yummy chocolaty treat.. this brownie recipe is my favourite! Makes 16 Ingredients: …
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Will Retail Cannabis Locations Affect the Real Estate Market in Vaughan?

As of October 17, 2018, cannabis was legalized across Canada. Each province has developed different programs in responses to that legislation. In addition to a carefully regulated online market through OCS.ca, Ontario is also allowing privately…

Nut and Dried Fruit Granola

Ingredients: 2 cups rolled oats ½ cup all purpose flour ½ cup brown sugar, packed 1 tsp ground cinnamon ½ tsp ground ginger 3 tbsp vegetable oil ¼ cup orange juice 3 tbsp pure maple syrup ½ cup chopped nuts…

Minestrone Milanese

I have been making this recipe for about 25 years!  And it’s a perfect hearty minestrone to have in the fall and winter months. There are a lot of veggies that go into this.  And my advice to everyone is to prep, cut, chop, mash, (you…

Eggplant Caponata

Caponata is a dish popular in Sicily.  It is a tangy eggplant salad that I normally serve as an appetizer.  Would accompany a cheese board perfectly! Ingredients: 2 tbsp brined capers, drained ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil …

Chicken Korma

    Ingredients: 1 large red onion; ½ chopped, ½ sliced 1 1 inch piece of ginger; peeled and thinly sliced 2 cloves garlic; smashed ½ teaspoon ground coriander 1 teaspoon ground cumin Kosher Salt …

Creamy Chestnut and Bacon Soup

Chestnuts are synonymous with Christmas, whether roasted or stuffed into a holiday bird. This soup is creamy, rich and a tiny bit sweet; it can be made a day ahead and gently reheated.   Your guests will get a real treat having this soup!   Ingredients: …

Frittata Bites with Chard, Sausage and Feta

Makes 20 Bite-size portions are just right for a cocktail party.  And leftovers - if there’s any taste great for breakfast.   I turn it into a breakfast sandwich! Ingredients: Nonstick vegetable oil spray 1 12oz bunch…

Hummus

c.  Takes about 20 minutes.   Ingredients: 1 15 oz can chickpeas, rinsed and drained ¾ cup water ½ cup tahini 5 tbsps plus 2 teaspoons freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 ¼ tsp kosher salt 1 clove garlic 3…

Mussels Steamed in a Tomato Wine Sauce

  Ingredients: 3 dozen fresh mussels ½ cup olive oil ¼ cup finely chopped celery ¼ cup chopped onion ½ cup sliced green onions 2-3 garlic cloves, crushed 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves ½ cup dry white wine …