Recipes

  • Salmon Rice Burgers
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    Salmon Rice Burgers

    Serves: 6

    Time: 30 minutes

    Difficulty: Easy

    These burgers are a great way to get some more fish in your diet  They can be served in a bun with a bit of tartar sauce or along side a salad.  They are cost […]

  • Cornmeal Waffles
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    Cornmeal Waffles

    Serves: 5-6

    Time: 45 minutes

    Difficulty: Easy

    We have a Belgian style waffle maker with a non-stick surface that makes the best waffles.  I have seen smaller waffle makers so the amount of batter per waffle would have to adjusted to accommodate […]

  • Pacific Rim Cake
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    Pacific Rim Cake

    Serves: 12

    Time: 1 hour

    Difficulty: Medium

    I plan this cake around the kiwi because in our part of the world the kiwi come home from the store as hard as rocks and do not ripen for a week or more.  The […]

  • Cranberry Orange Loaf
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    Cranberry Orange Loaf

    Serves: 8

    Time: 30 minutes

    Difficulty: Easy

    I’ve made this quick bread twice in a week.  It is hearty, tasty and a not so sweet accompaniment for your morning coffee.  The original recipe called for whole wheat cake and pastry flour and […]

  • Chicken Fiesta! Casserole
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    Chicken Fiesta! Casserole

    Serves: 4

    Time: 1 hour

    Difficulty: Moderate

    This dish is a favourite in our house.   We have used bone in, skin on chicken and also the boneless, skinless chicken.  The choice is up to you.  It would also be a dish […]

  • Mexicali Soup
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    Mexicali Soup

    Serves: 6

    Difficulty: Moderate

    This is a filling soup with flavours of Mexico and the Southwest.  Corn flour can be found as masa harina or maseca at the grocery store.  We use corn masa (Maseca) for corn tortillas so […]

  • Summer Squash Pancakes
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    Summer Squash Pancakes

    Serves: 4

    Time: 30 minutes

    Difficulty: Easy

    We planted some bush variety summer squash this year.  The yellow straightneck summer squash has been quite a prolific producer.  That begs the question, “What do you do with all that summer squash?”  You could […]

  • Watermelon Salad
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    Watermelon Salad

    Serves: 6

    Time: 20 minutes

    Difficulty: Easy

    My friend, Helen, brought this salad to a “ladies” potluck.  It was beautifully presented in the watermelon shell fashioned to look like a basket complete with a handle.  She used a melon baller for perfect […]

Salmon Rice Burgers

Salmon Rice Burgers

Serves: 6

Time: 30 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

Cornmeal Waffles

Cornmeal Waffles

Serves: 5-6

Time: 45 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

Pacific Rim Cake

Pacific Rim Cake

Serves: 12

Time: 1 hour

Difficulty: Medium

Cranberry Orange Loaf

Cranberry Orange Loaf

Serves: 8

Time: 30 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

Chicken Fiesta! Casserole

Chicken Fiesta! Casserole

Serves: 4

Time: 1 hour

Difficulty: Moderate

Mexicali Soup

Mexicali Soup

Serves: 6

Difficulty: Moderate

Summer Squash Pancakes

Summer Squash Pancakes

Serves: 4

Time: 30 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

Watermelon Salad

Watermelon Salad

Serves: 6

Time: 20 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

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Posted: April 3, 2018

We grow a lot of beans in our garden and most of them are for dried beans for winter meals so we are always experimenting with bean recipes.  After trips to New Mexico and Mexico […]

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Hot Cross Buns

Hot Cross Buns

Serves: 18

Difficulty: Medium

My Mom made Hot Cross Buns every Easter which was always a special treat.  This is her recipe that she clipped from The Joy of Baking calendar in 1987.  Over the years she made notations […]

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Chili con Carne

Serves: 6-8

Difficulty: Easy

This chili recipe started with amounts to feed 50 people and used 3 large crock pots.  Since we liked the chili I reduced amounts and made a manageable size that will feed at least 6 […]

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