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Cappuccino Mousse

Contributor’s Note: This is a British recipe with original measurements in brackets. Ingredients: ½ cup (4 ounces) plain chocolate, grated 4 egg whites 1 tablespoons instant coffee granules, dissolved in boiling water ½ cup (4 ounces) caster sugar ¾ cup (6 ounces) whipping cream Method: Keep 2 tablespoons of grated chocolate back. Put the rest […]

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Canadian Christmas Pudding with Rum Sauce

Contributor’s Note: Although often confused with fruit cake, this Victorian era dessert more resembles a dense spice cake. If you don’t have the fruits and nuts outlined here, by all means use the traditional fruits and nuts. Making Christmas Pudding daunts most people, but this recipe is surprisingly easy to make. It can also be […]

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Bread Pudding

Ingredients: 2 cups whole milk 2 medium egg yolks ½ cup caster sugar ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg 2 tablespoons melted butter 4 cups stale sweet French bread, cubed with crust Method: Preheat oven to 350F degrees. In a large bowl, mix all ingredients except bread until a consistent consistency. Layer the bread […]

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Be Still My Heart Banana Nut Bread

Contributor’s Note: This recipe is a great use for overripe bananas…the riper the better, it’s more flavorful. Some grocery stores bundle and sell old bananas cheap. Ingredients: 2-½ cups all-purpose flour ½ cup granulated sugar ½ cup packed brown sugar 3-½ teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 1/3 cup milk 1 […]

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APPLESAUCE CAKE

Ingredients: 1 cup white sugar ½ cup butter (in WI, using margarine in cooking is a mortal sin, even for pagans!) 1 egg 1-¾ cup flour 1 teaspoon. cinnamon 1 teaspoon. salt 1 teaspoon. baking soda ½ teaspoon. allspice ½ teaspoon. nutmeg ¼ teaspoon. cloves 1 cup unsweetened applesauce Method: Preheat oven to 350. Grease […]

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BANANA CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES

Ingredients: 2-¼ cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon baking soda 2/3 cup shortening (Note the butter flavor shortening works well in this recipe) 1 cup sugar 2 medium eggs 1 teaspoons vanilla 1 cup chocolate chips (very liberal) 1 cup mashed ripe bananas (very liberal) Method: Preheat oven to 350F […]

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APPLE FRIGHTENERS

Ingredients: 2-3 large Bramley cooking apples 4 oz plain flour 1 medium egg A little milk Oil for shallow frying Sugar and cinnamon to sprinkle over Method: Peel your apples. Push the corer through the centre, then slice the apples into rings about ¾ inch thick. Dry them a little on a paper towel. Make […]

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Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad

Ingredients 2 chicken breasts, skinless 1 cup penne, boiled 20 lettuce leaves ½ cup cherry tomatoes, halved 2 Tbsp olive oil 3 bread slices or ½ cup croutons ½ tsp chopped garlic ¼ cup Parmesan shavings For the Dressing 1 garlic clove ½ cup mayonnaise Salt to taste 1 Tbsp vinegar Directions Clean the lettuce […]

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Sriracha Chicken Wrap

Ingredients Makes 4 servings For the chicken 1 pound (500g) about 4 boneless and skinless chicken thighs, cut in small cubes 1/4 cup (70g) honey 2 tbsp (30g) Sriracha chili sauce 1 tbsp (15g) soy sauce 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tbsp (30g) olive oil For the drizzle 1/4 cup (60g) greek yogurt 1 tsp […]

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Pork Chops with Fennel

Ingredients 1/4 cup olive oil 4 boneless (2-inch-thick) pork chops (about 2 pounds total) 3/4 teaspoon salt, plus more for seasoning meat 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, plus more for seasoning meat 2 fennel bulbs with fronds, thinly sliced (about 8 ounces or 2 cups) 2 large shallots, thinly sliced 1/3 cup chopped fresh […]

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