Category: Food & Drink

She makes a great French 75

She makes a great French 75

LA’s current favourite cocktail is the French 75. Served in a flute, the ingredients are: Two ounces gin 1 1/2 Ounces of Simple syrup juice of half a lemon Champagne Directions: Combine sugar, lemon...

Crock Pot Pulled Brisket

Crock Pot Pulled Brisket

* this is best prepared the day before you want to serve it and is simply reheated 1 large brisket (4-5 lbs) ¼ cup Magic Dust 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 large Spanish onions...

Magic Dust

Magic Dust

½ cup paprika ¼ cup kosher salt, finely ground ¼ cup sugar ¼ cup powdered mustard ¼ cup chili powder 2 tablespoons ground black pepper ¼ cup garlic powder 2 tablespoons cayenne pepper Combine...

Carmelized Onion and Gorgonzola Quiche

Carmelized Onion and Gorgonzola Quiche

2 dozen frozen mini tart shells 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil ½ pound onions, cut crosswise into rings 2 large eggs ½ cup milk ½ cup heavy cream 1 teaspoon coarse salt Freshly ground...

Cheddar Tarts with Cranberry Salsa 0

Cheddar Tarts with Cranberry Salsa

Tarts 2 9-inchfrozen pie shells 2/3 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese Cranberry Salsa ¼ seedless orange, with peel* 1 ½ cups fresh or frozen cranberries ½ cup roasted pearl onions** ½ cup Sultana raisins...

Pomegranate Martinis 0

Pomegranate Martinis

Ingredients 1 – 1.89 Litre carton of Pomegranate Fruitopia 3 cups of vodka (don’t spring for the expensive stuff for this mix) ½ cup orange liqueur (Grand Marnier, Cointreau or Triple Sec) ½ lemon...

Canada Day Cakes 0

Canada Day Cakes

Canada is a great place to live. Home of the beaver and the maple leaf. So, we celebrated Canada Day this year with some homemade maple leaf cakes. Here is the recipe for the...

Jay’s Ultimate Iced Coffee 0

Jay’s Ultimate Iced Coffee

This is my favourite summer drink. Great late in the afternoon when you need a little pick me up. Get a large glass. Add heaping tablespoon of instant coffee (both leaded or unleaded works)....