Recipes

  • 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 straight necked summer squash has been quite a prolific producer.  That begs the question, “What do you do with all that summer squash?”  You […]

  • 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 […]

  • Chicken Fajita Pizza
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    Chicken Fajita Pizza

    Serves: 4

    Time: 1 hour

    Difficulty: Moderate

    Napolenta Pizza Dough

  • Saus-quatch Pizza
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    Saus-quatch Pizza

    Serves: 4

    Time: 1 hour

    Difficulty: Moderate

    Napolenta Pizza Dough

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

Chicken Fajita Pizza

Chicken Fajita Pizza

Serves: 4

Time: 1 hour

Difficulty: Moderate

Saus-quatch Pizza

Saus-quatch Pizza

Serves: 4

Time: 1 hour

Difficulty: Moderate

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Pacific Rim Cake

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 […]

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Cranberry Sauce

Time: 20 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

Strange as it may seem we use Cranberry Sauce year round.  We add a bit of jalapeno pepper to it and use it on Burritos or use it in the Date Square recipe substituting Cranberry […]

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Snickerdoodles

We have been making these cookies for more than 25 years.  They are quick and easy using common pantry ingredients and the recipe makes a lot of cookies…..about 6 dozen.  The cookie has a unique […]

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