baked goods · Recipes

Nana Josie’s Soft Molasses Cookies

Nothing says Christmas like a soft, ginger and spice, molasses cookie. Nana Josie’s Soft Molasses Cookies Yield: approx. 24 cookies Ingredients 1 cup shortening 1 cup sugar 1 cup molasses 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla 1/3 cup hot water 1 tsp crème of tartar 3 tsp baking soda ½ tsp salt 1 tsp all spice… Continue reading Nana Josie’s Soft Molasses Cookies

Appetizers · dinner · Recipes

Sweet & Sour Meatballs

Meaty balls of goodness coated in a sweet and tangy tomato sauce. Serve them as an appetizer, take them to a pot luck, or make them for dinner if you don’t want to share. Sweet & Sour Meatballs Yield: 24 meatballs   Prep: 20 minutes   Cook: 40 minutes Ingredients For the Meatballs: 1.5 lbs lean ground… Continue reading Sweet & Sour Meatballs

dinner · Recipes

Maple Balsamic Roasted Autumn Veggies

Remember thinking brussels sprouts are the devil’s vegetable? Well no more!  Maple Balsamic Roasted Autumn Veggies Yield: 6 servings   Prep: 15 minutes   Cook: 40 minutes Ingredients 1 lb butternut squash, peeled and chopped into cubes 1 lb Brussels sprouts, trimmed and sliced in half through stem 2 tablespoons olive oil Maple Balsamic Sauce 1 tbsp… Continue reading Maple Balsamic Roasted Autumn Veggies

Appetizers · Recipes

Blistered Tomato & Roasted Garlic Bruschetta

Bruschetta is always delicious. I’ve winterized this classic with warm, sautéed tomatoes and onions and a sweet balsamic reduction. Blistered Tomato & Roasted Garlic Bruschetta Yield: approx. 2 cups  Prep: 40 minutes   Cook: 25 minutes Ingredients ½ head of garlic, roasted ½ cup balsamic vinegar ½ cup red onion, sliced thin 4 tbsp + 1… Continue reading Blistered Tomato & Roasted Garlic Bruschetta

dessert · Recipes

No Bake Peanut Butter Cheesecake

Creamy peanut butter cheesecake with pops of chocolate and cool whip cream. Nom nom nom.  No Bake Mason Jar Peanut Butter Cheesecake Yield: 5 servings   Prep: 20 minutes   Cook: No Cooking Required! 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, room temperature ¾ cup creamy peanut butter 1 cup confectioners sugar 1 (12-ounce) container whipped topping, thawed ¾… Continue reading No Bake Peanut Butter Cheesecake

dinner · Recipes

Creamy Apple & Sage Pork Chops

Rich and creamy sage sauce over caramelized apple and pork. Its the perfect blend of sweet and savoury to satisfy you on a brisk evening.  Creamy Apple & Sage Pork Chops Yield: 4 servings   Prep: 10 minutes   Cook: 15 minutes Ingredients 4 bone-in pork chops, about 1 inch thick 2 green apples, peeled, cored and… Continue reading Creamy Apple & Sage Pork Chops

dinner · Recipes

Balsamic Chicken & Mushrooms

Juicy chicken and mushrooms with a sweet and garlicy balsamic reduction. Perfect served over rice.  Balsamic Chicken & Mushrooms Yield: 4 servings   Prep: 5 minutes   Cook: 15 minutes Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, halved width-wise 1 shallot, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 10 white mushrooms, sliced ½ cup chicken stock… Continue reading Balsamic Chicken & Mushrooms

baked goods · Recipes

Moist & Delicious Banana Bread

It’s banana bread! If this concept is new to you, I don’t know how to help.  Moist & Delicious Banana Bread Yield: 2 loaves   Prep: 15 minutes   Cook: 45 minutes Ingredients 3/4 cup unsalted butter, softened 1 1/2 cup granulated sugar 3 large very ripe bananas, mashed 2 eggs 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tsp.… Continue reading Moist & Delicious Banana Bread