Rotini salad uses your favourite infused vinegar in the dressing. Noodles mixed with fresh vegetables creates a light salad perfect for lunch on a busy day. The recipe ingredients can be prepared in advance and the dressing added just before serving.
1/2 cup olive oil
1 cup infused vinegar
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
2/3 cup sugar
Whisk dressing together until emulsified.
2 cups cooked rotiniContinue reading Rotini Salad
Peanut icebox cookie dough needs to be chilled in the refrigerator before it can be baked. You can prepare the dough several days in advance of your event. Simply remove from the refrigerator and bake up a batch while the dough is still chilled
3/4 cup melted butter
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
Blend above ingredients together until smooth.
2 1/4 cups flour
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp baking sodaContinue reading Peanut Ice Box Cookies
This is an unusual spaghetti sauce. It’s not as sweet as most commercially bought sauces. Sweet and sour spaghetti sauce makes a big batch that can be frozen until needed.
3 kg tomatoes sliced in large chunks
1 large Spanish onion
1 cup white vinegar
3/4 cup sugar
2 diced garlic cloves
5 bay leaves
bunch of roughly chopped fresh basil (to taste)
thyme leaves (to taste)
1 roughly chopped chipotle pepperContinue reading Sweet and Sour Spaghetti Sauce
Applesauce cake is my grandmother’s recipe. She used to use chunky home-made applesauce but smooth applesauce will work just as well. It’s delicious either way. Serve with vanilla ice cream.
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup melted butter
1 cup applesauce
1 1/4 cup flour
1/2 tsp salt
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp nutmegContinue reading Applesauce Cake
This is my mother’s recipe. I have memories of coming home from school and smelling simple chocolate brownies through the window at all times of the year.
The chocolate combined with nuts is delicious yet the recipe is simple enough to make on a busy day.
2 baking squares of chocolate *
1/2 cup butter
1 cup sugar
1 tsp vanilla
2/3 cup flour
1/3 cup chopped nuts