This is also a great way to use up leftover roast chicken or turkey; chop and add it to the sauce instead of the chicken breasts.
Canola or olive oil, for cooking
3-4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts or thighs
1 onion, finely chopped
1 tbsp (15 mL) grated ginger
3 garlic cloves, crushed
Adapted from More Home Cooking - I rearranged the method a bit and increased the cocoa – I’m sure Laurie wouldn’t mind.
3 oz. semisweet chocolate (or about 2/3 cup chocolate chips)
1/4 cup (60 mL) butter
2 large eggs
1 1/2 cups (375 mL) plain yogurt
1 tsp. (5 mL) vanilla
2 cups (500...
6 slices bacon, chopped
canola or olive oil, for cooking with
3 lbs (1.4 kg) lean stewing beef, cut into 2-inch cubes (I used inside and bottom round)
1 large onion, halved and sliced
salt and pepper to taste
2 tbsp (30 mL) all-purpose flour
3 cups (750 mL) full-bodied red wine, such as a...
Store-bought bagels that are close to the size of your head can weigh in at 500 calories apiece, even though they are low in fat. Flavour these more appropriately-sized ones any way you like by stirring in some grated cheese, caramelized onions, fresh garlic, cinnamon and raisins, toasted nuts...
1/2 cup (125 mL) warm water
2 tsp. (10 mL or 1 pkg.) active dry yeast
2 cups (500 mL) warmed milk (regular or soy)
1/4 cup (60 mL) melted butter, non-hydrogenated margarine or canola oil
2 cups (500 mL) all-purpose flour (or a combination of all-purpose and whole wheat – I usually...
I updated traditional devilled eggs just so I could use the name. But they’ve turned out to be among my favourites! Spinach, eggs, ham and cheese are a great combo. These are really intensely flavoured little bites.
6 large eggs, hardboiled
1 tsp (5 mL) canola oil
2 slices deli ham, chopped...
I can’t imagine a better way to get my leafy greens than tucked into a bed of pasta with warm, melting cheese. For a gluten-free version, use brown rice pasta and rice flour to thicken the sauce, and swap the bread crumb topping for more cheese.
1 lb (454 g)...
Try to buy thick-skinned fruit; thinner skinned citrus fruits don’t have much to contribute to marmalade!
1 large orange
2 cups (500 mL) water
1 medium-small zucchini, coarsely grated (about 1 1/2 cups)
4 cups (1 L) sugar
Wash the lemons and orange well and grate the zest off using the coarse side...