Cranberry Apple Ginger Chutney

Cranberry Ginger Chutney is just great with roast turkey – a cranberry side-dish with a bit of a kick, thanks to the ginger! Cranberry Apple Ginger Chutney Recipe METHOD: Combine ingredients in a saucepan and bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Simmer until ginger and fruits have softened and mixture has reduced to desired thickness. […]

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Dijon-Hazelnut Crusted Beef Medallions

Sirloin beef medallions are quite a popular cut of beef and make an easy meal. The crispy Dijon-hazelnut coating in this recipe makes a nice change from the bacon-wrapped version sold by many stores. Dijon-Hazelnut Crusted Beef Medallions RecipeINGREDIENTS: METHOD :Preheat oven to 400°F or 200°C. Chop hazelnuts and two slices of whole-wheat bread with […]

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Frosting and Icing Recipes

Add the finishing touches to your cakes and sweet breads with these recipes Frosting and Icing RecipesBASIC FROSTING FOR CINNAMON BUNS AND BREADS : CHOCOLATE FROSTING : Mix together the vanilla and milk in a small cup. Cream the butter and then gradually beat in the sugar mixture, alternating with the milk/vanilla mixture. Combine until […]

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Williamsburg Orange Cake

Marie used to make this cake quite often for special occasions when we were first married and with our many house moves over the years, we lost the recipe. We tried a couple of versions of the recipe that I found on-line, but they weren’t the right one. I happened to mention this to my […]

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Waikiki Meatballs

I would imagine that this recipe originated in the fifties when there was a fascination with all things Hawaiian. I bake the meatballs in the oven rather than frying them and the combination of flavours with the ginger, pineapple and red peppers is absolutely delicious. Serve with steamed rice and a vegetable stir-fry for a […]

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Beef Kebabs with Onion and Red Peppers

An incredibly easy barbecue treat, be sure to marinate for two hours for best results! Beef Kebabs with Onion and Red PeppersINGREDIENTS: METHOD : Cut beef into 1½” (3 cm) cubes and thread onto bamboo skewers, alternating each chunk of beef with a piece of red pepper or a slice of onion. Place completed skewers […]

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Sausage Rolls

Sausage Rolls, or ‘Pigs in a Blanket’ are a long standing favourite. You can use bought pastry to save time, but I prefer to make my own. Cut the rolls into smaller pieces before baking to use as a party dish. Sausage Rolls RecipeINGREDIENTS: METHOD: Pastry: Sift flour and salt into a bowl. Cut in […]

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Roast Turkey

Here are a few tips on cooking the perfect roast turkey. You can stuff the bird with any type of stuffing, if desired. If you are not going to stuff the bird, fill the cavity with one or two halved onions before trussing the legs. INGREDIENTS: Roast Turkey Remove the giblets from the body cavity, […]

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Panettone

Panettone originated in Milan and is popular throughout the world, especially at Christmas. There are many legends as to how it was first made, one being that it was invented by a poor baker’s assistant called Toni who made it to impress his boss so that he would allow him to marry his daughter. Hence: […]

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Orange – Pumpkin Cake with Cranberries

A great, easy to make cake that the whole family will enjoy. Orange – Pumpkin Cake with Cranberries RecipeINGREDIENTS: Heat oven to 350°F or 180°C. Grease and flour a bundt pan. Sift together the flour, spices, baking powder, and salt, then mix in the brown sugar. Cream the butter and white sugar together in mixer […]

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