Dessert

Amaretti Semifreddo

I have made this several times and it always goes down a treat. The Amaretti cookies with the cognac gives it that really unique flavor that has your guests exclaiming “Wow, what’s in it?” This is the sort of food I love that really gets people’s attention. 7 oz  Amaretti cookies 5 large eggs 10 […]

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Gluten Free | Salad | Whole30 compliant

Mock Potato Salad

This is just like a potato salad, but done with cauliflower. I am realizing what an amazingly versatile vegetable cauliflower is the more I try it in different dishes. I leave the seasonings to you to experiment with. I also like to give it a bit of cayenne pepper for those who like a kick! […]

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Asian flavors | Salad

Couscous, Orange and Carrot Salad

I love this salad and it’s great multiplied for larger groups. It’s fresh, healthy, low calorie and tastes out of the ordinary because of the wonderful zingy dressing with all the minced ginger. This is a Canadian recipe from a book I have used to death called New Light Cooking by Anne Lindsey. 1 3/4 […]

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Gluten Free

Mint infused whipped cream

And now for something completely different to serve with those fresh strawberries or raspberries or even on a chocolate dessert Mint Infused Whipped Cream 2 cups heavy whipping cream 6-8 sprigs, garden English mint (you may want to try more mint for a bigger flavor) 2-3 tablespoons powdered sugar (more if you like it sweeter) […]

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Beverage | Holiday Food

Red Rooster

This is a fabulous frozen alcoholic slushy I keep in my freezer for entertaining in the warmer months. Everyone loves it as it’s refreshing and packs a punch. It’s wonderfully easy to prepare and just sits in your freezer waiting to be scooped into an ornate glass and served with a mint leaf or a […]

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