Mulled Wine Beef Ragu with Gnocchi. Slow-cooked, fall apart braised beef stewed in a rich red wine and tomato sauce infused with warming mulling spices, fresh citrus, a bouquet of herbs and served over potato gnocchi with lots of fresh parmesan and parsley. This one pot meal is super comforting, bursting with holiday flavours and feeds many.
Extra crispy Korean Fried Chicken bites tossed in a homemade sweet and spicy gochujang sauce served with creamy Asian slaw and paired with steamed rice. Easy homemade tender chicken smothered with sticky sauce that’s ready in 30 minutes. This makes for a tasty weeknight dinner inspired by street food the whole family will love.
These Savoury Breakfast Pastries are simple and full of flavour, perfect for something on the go. Soft scrambled eggs, jammy caramelized onions, American cheese, spinach and fresh tomato wrapped up in crescent roll dough and sprinkled with everything but the bagel seasoning. Baked until golden, these breakfast bites make for a wholesome meal that’s freezer friendly.
Kicking off this year’s holiday season with this blushing Pomegranate Margarita. Made with tequila, triple sec, pomegranate juice, lime juice and a homemade pomegranate syrup. Rimmed with a tangy and salty tajin rim to bring it all together. This is a great seasonal margarita playing off those fresh pomegranates this time of year, and warming it up with a hint of cinnamon and star anise. Shake it up at your next holiday get together for a sure fire crowd pleaser.
One-Pot Spicy Potato Leek Soup perfectly crank’s up the heat on cold winter days. A delicious bowl of warming comfort soup that’s creamy and topped with rosemary bacon crumbles. Made with sautéed onions, leeks and potatoes seasoned with some Calabrian chilies to give it the perfect amount of kick all cooked until tender and soft and blended into a thick pureed soup. Serve each bowl with some crusty bread that’s great for dipping.
This simple Gorgonzola Pasta with Toasted Breadcrumbs screams cold weather comfort food. Made from a block of gorgonzola simmered into cream with shallots and garlic until it becomes this rich velvety cream sauce tossed with a handful of fresh spinach and a hint of cinnamon. Finish each bowl with toasted breadcrumbs seasoned with lots of fresh sage for the perfect crunchy topping.
Pulled BBQ Chicken Fajita Sandwiches are perfect to enjoy for lunch or dinner. Slow roasted in the crockpot until tender, the chicken is coated in a mix of fajita seasoning, Worcestershire sauce, bbq sauce and some chipotle peppers. Served with sautéed bell peppers and onions, melted swiss cheese and a creamy buffalo ranch sauce on a toasted bun.
Roasted Butternut Squash and Apple Soup taste like autumn in a bowl. A mix of roasted shallots, garlic, apples and squash spiced with lots of cinnamon and nutmeg for a burst of fall comfort with a hints of thyme. This soup is puréed until smooth and simmered with melted brie and cream until thickened and velvety. It’s hearty and warming and finished with a toasted brie and apple crostini perfect for dunking.
Roasted Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese makes for a creamy fall inspired dinner. Made with fresh herbs and blended with crème fraiche, chicken bouillon and a splash of cream that’s simmered until silky and smooth. Stirred with a blend of melted cheeses for that delicious gooey and creamy comfort feel and finished in the oven until bubbly. Topped with some fresh fried sage to give it that extra fall flare.