Category Archives: Foods

Creamy Chicken

Creamy Chicken. This recipe has been a favourite in our family for years and has changed very little since we first made it. Ingredients: 8 Chicken Breast Fillets (skinless) 5 Sm Garlic Cloves 1 head of Cauliflower 3 heads of Broccoli 2 cups Cream 2 tbs Parmesan Cheese (grated or powdered – powdered Parmesan is

Creative Cake Decorating Ideas

If you like to show your artistic talents and have a lot of imagination, then cake decorating may be for you. Decorating and adorning cakes can make even the most basic cake appear spectacular. For those of us who may not like baking, a store bought cake can also be decorated. Buy a simple cake

Creamed Soup Method Foolproof Technique

Here’s a simple cooking method to make almost any kind of creamed soup (it is best suited for squash, broccoli, asparagus and similar vegetables.) Ingredients1 onion, 1 celery stalk, 1 carrot (flavour base)3 cups of liquid (stock or water)vegetable (broccoli, asparagus, squash, carrot, potato and leek, etc.)2 tbsp. butter2 tbsp. flour2 cups of milk or

Christmas Food Baskets Gourmet

For the ultimate chocolate lover, the coffee connoisseur, or simply the friend equipped with a sweet tooth, Christmas 2009 reserves several great gift ideas that will unwrap a smile like no other. Indeed, perhaps nothing may lure more than a luscious box of truffles, a tin of Danish cookies or a set of the trendiest

Corned Beef Deli Sandwich

Growing up, I have always had and loved corned beef sandwiches. My mother would make me one when I was younger, but she never made it as well as when I made my own. The latest gadgets and technology really does help to make a great corned beef sandwich that is to die for. It’s

Civil War Recipe Green Corn Pudding

A recipe from the 1860s is as much a vocabulary lesson as it is a nostalgic side dish of deliciousness.  Many modern versions of corn pudding exist today, and yet perhaps the most fanciest part of Green Pudding is its name.  Although the words ‘green pudding’ tend to make one reminisce of Dr. Seuss’ popular

Christmas Cake Valentine Cake Cranberries Sauce Currant Jelly Buttermilk Buscuit Mix

At Christmas time, in addition to making cookies by the dozens to distribute to friends, family, and also to have at home, you might want to add a Christmas cake to your repertoire.  I wager that most families have a favorite Christmas cake recipe.  I am going to tell you about mine which is called


This is an easy recipe to make and this New England chowder has a surprising taste and creamy texture. You’ll enjoy this sweet and chunky potato crab chowder. With only about 250 calories in each serving and about 7 grams of fat it makes a nice hearty meal. It serves six people. You will need

Choosing and Cooking Clams

There is nothing better than than sitting down to a fresh bucket of steamed clams with drawn butter!  For people who like shellfish, steamed clams rate right at the top of the list right next to a Maine lobster.  What are some of the important clues to buying fresh shellfish, specifically clams? Probably one of

Christmas Cookies Cookies Recipes

The holidays are here! That means it is time for Christmas cookies. First let’s look at Christmas cookies in a little more detail. The Germans call them pltzchen, in Spain they are galletas, and here in America they are the beloved Christmas cookie. Most Christmas cookie recipes trace back to medieval times. By the 1500’s