No-rise Pizza Dough

I can make a pizza from start to finish in 30 minutes using this quick and easy dough recipe. Its one of my favourite Friday night dinner options, and my friends love it. But I’ve also made bacon and egg breakfast pizza using this simple crust. I have a round pizza pan with holes in…

Buttermilk flan with walnut crust

  This recipe for walnut crust is very good when used with the buttermilk flan filling. Substituting rolled oats for some of the flour in the crust should also give a good result. Crust: \1 1⁄2 cups whole wheat flour 1 cup ground walnut 1⁄4 cup sugar 1⁄2 cup unsalted butter, softened 1 large egg, lightly…

Varenikje (Sweet Perogies)

This best-ever varenikje dough recipe was adapted from Norma Jost Voth’s Mennonite Foods and Folkways from South Russia, Volume II.  This recipe doubled yields 7 dozen varenikje.  It also works well when tripled.  The recipe calls for all-purpose flour but bread flour may be substituted partially or entirely.  The varenikje may be made ahead, frozen…

Moroccan Peanut Veggie Soup

Excellent new recipe of Jen’s. I think what made it so great was all the extra cayenne pepper. Enjoy! Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 medium yellow onion chopped 2 celery stalks chopped 2 teaspoons minced garlic 2 teaspoons ground chili powder 1 teaspoon grated fresh gingerroot 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon cayenne powder…

Tamale Pie

A childhood favourite adapted to our liking. Enjoy! And don’t be afraid to add more heat! 4 Cups Chicken Stock 1 1/2 C Corn Meal 1 t Salt 2 eggs 1/2 C Parm (or cheddar  Measure corn meal into bowl.  Add 1 C stock to bowl.  Heat remaining stock on stove.  Add Corn meal to…

Easy French Toast Bake

Prepare this the night before you want it. It sits in the fridge overnight. Ingredients: 8 pieces of bread, cut into diagonals 8 eggs, beaten 1 cup of milk 1/4 cup butter, melted cinnamon 3 tbsp brown sugar Method: Pour the melted butter on the bottom of a 9×13 glass pan. Sprinkle sugar and cinnamon…

Jen’s Pumpkin Muffins

2 1/2 C all purpose flour 1/2 C rolled oats 2 t cinnamon 1 t nutmeg 1/2 t allspice 2 t baking soda 1 t baking powder 1 t salt 1 1/2 C pumpkin puree 1 C brown sugar 1 cup white sugar 2/3 C vegetable oil 1/2 C apple sauce 3 eggs 1 t…

Mom’s Chocolate Icing

Perfect little gem to add to our family collection. Currently the topper for Dad’s birthday cake. 6 T. butter/marg 1/3 c cocoa for light 1/2 c cocoa for medium 3/4 c cocoa for dark 2 2/3 c icing sugar 1 t. vanilla add milk or coffee to make desired consistency –Recipe by Jean S

Pumpkin Bread

A recipe that Stacey threw together when she was having a craving for something sweet. Ingredients: 2 c. pumpkin puree (from can, or see directions below) 2 c. packed brown sugar 2/3 c. white sugar 1 c. vegetable or canola oil 2/3 c. milk 3 1/2 c. all purpose flour 2 t. baking soda 1 t. salt…

Impossible Stromboli Pie

I wanted to make stromboli but didn’t have yeast for the dough in the house. Whipped this together – inspired by Impossible Cheeseburger Pie. Easy week night meal. Delicious. Nutritious. Ingredients: 1 lb lean ground beef 1 onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 red pepper, diced 1/2 package of taco seasoning (fajita or burrito…

Walnut Torte

This torte flew right to the top of our family favourites on the first try. It takes an amazing amount of time and patience, but the praise you will receive for it will make it all worth it. This torte does take some time to prepare and assemble.  It’s best to make the caramel sauce…

Honey Bran Muffins

Definitely a family favourite. Found on a tattered little piece of paper in Mom’s recipe box. Liquefying my honey to make them tonight. 1 c. buttermilk (or 1c. milk + 1 tbsp lemon juice or vinegar) 1 egg 1/3 c. vegetable oil 1/4 c. liquid honey 1 1/2 c. 100% bran cereal 1 1/2 c….