Fried Zucchini Blossoms

      INGREDIENTS Vegetable oil (for frying) 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon kosher salt 12 ounces chilled Pilsner, lager-style beer, or club soda Zucchini blossoms (stamens removed; about 2 dozen) …

Zucchini Bread

This zucchini bread studded with walnuts and currants (or chocolate chips, if you prefer) is a great way to use up your summer zucchini.   INGREDIENTS 3 cups all-purpose flour, spooned into measuring cup and leveled-off …

Chicken Shawarma

This Chicken Shawarma recipe is going to knock your socks off! Just a handful of every day spices makes an incredible Chicken Shawarma marinade that infuses the chicken with exotic Middle Eastern flavours. The smell when this is cooking is…

CHICKPEA SALAD WITH LEMON CUMIN VINAIGRETTE

This salad is so versatile. Want a healthy lunch? Try this. Need to make a salad to bring for a pot luck? Make this. BY: THE CANADIAN LIVING TEST KITCHEN Portion size- 4 servings Ingredients Vinaigrette:  3 tbsp freshly squeezed…

Grilled Radicchio Salad with Sherry-Mustard Dressing

My guests are always intrigued by this recipe. Do you grill salad?  Yes. Yes.I.do.  It’s a switch up on a regular green tossed salad. I roughly chop up all the salads after grilling and layer it all on a beautiful platter.  I would totally…

Roast Chicken with Spanish Paprika and Herb-Roasted Smashed Potatoes

This is such an easy chicken and potato recipe to make. Everyone loves it. 2 ingredients. I usually make 1 chicken. But depending on the size of your family - you could also turn the extra chicken for chicken salad, sandwiches, wraps. It…

VEGETABLE QUINOA SOUP

Homemade vegetable broth is the best option for minimizing the sodium content in this delicate, flavourful soup. However, if you prefer to use store-bought broth, choose organic, which is lower in sodium. Portion size:  4 servings INGREDIENTS: …

Lemon Blueberry Bars

Ingredients: For the crust:  Zest of one lemon  1/4 cup granulated sugar  6 tablespoons butter, melted  1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs For the filling:  2 large egg yolks  14 ounces sweetened…

Beef and Horseradish Sauce Sandwich

RECIPE COURTESY OF INA GARTEN Level: Intermediate Total: 1 hr 2 min Prep: 20 min Inactive: 20 min Cook: 22 min Yield: 4 servings. Beef tenderloin is a pricey cut of meat. I needed to mention that. It’s such a favorite. And easy to…

Rack of Lamb Persillade

RECIPE COURTESY OF INA GARTEN Level: Easy Total: 50 min Prep: 10 min Inactive: 15 min Cook: 25 min Yield: 5 to 6 servings   I usually buy 2 frenched racks of lamb, and I usually do have extra bread crumb mixture…