Pasta Facile

Pasta Facile

(Makes 4 servings)   4 portions vermicelli 4 1/2 tablespoons (67.5 ml) extra virgin olive oil 5 cloves fresh garlic, thinly sliced 1 1/2 cups (375 ml) fresh Italian parsley, chopped 3 ounces (90 ml) freshly grated Romano cheese freshly ground black pepper   Heat a...
Basil Balsamic Bagel Burger

Basil Balsamic Bagel Burger

(Makes 4 servings)   10 sundried tomatoes 1 garlic clove, peeled and cut in half 1/4 cup (60 mL) balsamic vinegar 1/2 cup (60 mL) extra virgin olive oil 4 (4 oz/125 g) ground beef patties 4 plain or multi-grain bagels 12 fresh, large basil leaves 4 thick slices fresh...
Fresh Fish Shore Lunch

Fresh Fish Shore Lunch

(Makes 3 to 4 servings)   1/2 cup (125 ml) flour 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) salt 1/4 teaspoon (1.25 ml) pepper 1/4 cup (60 ml) beer, any style 1 egg 12 ounce (340 g) large bag salt and vinegar potato chips 1 pound (454 g) perch fillets or fresh catch of the day 2-4...
Bacon, Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Chives Quiche

Bacon, Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Chives Quiche

(Makes 6 servings)   1/2 cup (125 mL) shredded mozzarella cheese 1/2 cup (125 mL) shredded medium cheddar cheese 1/2 cup (150 mL) crisply cooked bacon, chopped small 1 tablespoon (15 mL) fresh chives 1/4 cup (60 mL) sun-dried tomatoes, chopped small 4 large eggs 8...
Smoked Cabbage

Smoked Cabbage

(Makes 6 to 8 servings)   1 medium-large head of cabbage 2 tablespoons (30 ml) butter Dash salt Dash pepper   Peel away and discard the outer leaves of the cabbage. Make a slice across the bottom of the cabbage in order to create a flat surface. Cut off any core...
Smoked Pork Belly Burnt Ends

Smoked Pork Belly Burnt Ends

(Makes 4 to 6 servings)   1 3 to 4 pound pork belly   Rub: 6 tablespoons (90 ml) brown sugar 1 1/2 tablespoons (22.5 ml) salt 1 1/2 teaspoons (7.5 ml) dried rosemary leaves 1 1/2 teaspoons (7.5 ml) smoked paprika 1 1/2 teaspoons (7.5 ml) garlic powder 1 teaspoon (5...