Summer

Orzo with Corn, Tomatoes and Basil

Orzo with Corn, Tomatoes and Basil

A versatile dish with orzo, corn, tomatoes and basil, that can be served warm as a side dish or meatless main or enjoy cold as a salad. Great for the lunch box! [...]

September 1, 2013 Jennifer M Main Courses, Salads, Side Dishes 8

Peach and Berry Streusel Coffee Cake

Peach and Berry Streusel Coffee Cake

A delicious streusel-topped coffee cake, filled with peaches, raspberries and blackberries. Perfect for dessert, snack or brunch. Can be made with fresh or frozen fruit, as well. [...]

August 29, 2013 Jennifer M Sweets 12

Preserving Summer: Zucchini Mustard Relish

Preserving Summer: Zucchini Mustard Relish

A quick and easy zucchini relish recipe. A great way to use up lots of zucchini! Delicious on sausage, pork, hot dogs or hamburgers. [...]

August 26, 2013 Jennifer M Preserves 2

Preserving Summer: Crab Apple Jelly

Preserving Summer: Crab Apple Jelly

A delicious crab apple jelly recipe, made with fresh crab apples and without commercial pectin. A flexible recipe that can be adjusted to any size yield. [...]

August 25, 2013 Jennifer M Preserves 14

Peach Marmalade

Peach Marmalade

A beautiful and delicious way to preserve summer peaches. The added orange and maraschino cherries and juice create a flavour profile like marmalade, only sweeter. Great on toast or try it on top of vanilla ice cream! [...]

August 19, 2013 Jennifer M Preserves 6

Heirloom Tomato Pizza

Heirloom Tomato Pizza

A simple, but delicious pizza with heirloom tomatoes, Parmesan and fresh basil. A great summer dinner meal, that can be made with your favourite pizza dough (homemade or store bought). [...]

August 3, 2013 Jennifer M Main Courses 8

Raspberry Cream Cheese and Custard Cups

Raspberry Cream Cheese and Custard Cups

Delicious custard and cream cheese cups, topped with a crunchy brown sugar topping that is bruleed before serving. Would be great with blueberries or peaches, too. [...]

July 18, 2013 Jennifer M Sweets 9

Grilled Tandoori Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Cucumber Raita

Grilled Tandoori Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Cucumber Raita

A light, fresh and delicious summer meal that is pleasantly spiced, but not so much that the kids will object. The cucumber raita sauce brings great freshness and flavour. [...]

June 23, 2013 Jennifer M Main Courses 6

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Ice Cream

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Ice Cream

A delicious homemade no-egg, no-cook strawberry ice cream recipe with ribbons of dark chocolate, that tastes just like a chocolate covered strawberry. [...]

June 18, 2013 Jennifer M Ice Creams, Sweets 21

Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Green Curry Sauce and Cumin-spice Pumpkin Seeds

Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Green Curry Sauce and Cumin-spice Pumpkin Seeds

This is a great recipe for summer entertaining, since you can make everything the night or morning before and simply have to grill up the meat to serve. the sauce is delicious and the cumin spiced pumpkin seeds are a great addition. [...]

June 14, 2013 Jennifer M Main Courses 10

Sweet Yeast Bread with a Cream Cheese, Fresh Cherry and Crumble Topping

Sweet Yeast Bread with a Cream Cheese, Fresh Cherry and Crumble Topping

A lovely, sweet yeast bread, topped with sweet, fresh cherries, cream cheese and a crumble topping. A great bread for breakfast or tea time. [...]

June 10, 2013 Jennifer M Breads 16

Steak Salad with Arugula, Parmesan and Balsamic Shallot Glaze

Steak Salad with Arugula, Parmesan and Balsamic Shallot Glaze

A quick and easy summer salad, featuring barbecued steak on a bed of arugula, topped with a balsamic and shallot glaze and shaved parmesan. [...]

May 4, 2013 Jennifer M Main Courses, Salads 6

Peach Dutch Baby with Wild Blueberry Sauce

Peach Dutch Baby with Wild Blueberry Sauce

A delicious, quick and fruity dessert. This version features caramelized peaches baked into the batter and a topping of a wild blueberry sauce. [...]

July 28, 2012 Jennifer M Sweets 40