Christmas Dessert

Apple Baklava

View my step by step video – coming soon This post is sponsored by the Ontario Apple Growers – the opinions and recipe idea is entirely my own. Do you know where your apples come from? Contrary to popular belief, they don’t magically appear on grocery shelves. This year I was invited to tour with …

Soups

Bone Stock Soup

Reduce, reuse, recycle. This exemplifies that! Many don’t know this but you can take bones from poultry, fish, lamb or beef and shells from shrimp and all bits and pieces leftover from veggies and create a wonderful stock. Typically when I cook, I bag the veggies and any of the bones or shells separately and …

Asian Poultry

Tea Roasted Duck

Duck is rubbed with a sesame oil and a tea infused spice rub and then roasted in a hot oven till crispy and delicious. I’ve never been a huge fan of Duck, but my husband used to eat this when he lived briefly in Pondicherry India. The last time he brought home a whole duck, …

BBQ Gluten Free Meat

BBQ Brisket

This hunk of brisket is seared, slow cooked and then roasted in the oven and then smothered in a smoky BBQ sauce. It starts with a simple homemade BBQ spice rub put together with pantry ingredients. Brisket is one of my fave cuts of meat to cook as it can be slow cooked or roasted …