Gazpacho Soup

Gazpacho Soup

A great summer soup! I learned this while in Spain from a friend. Her method was to use a blender. I use a food processor because when I make it I make a lot. It only takes 10 minutes and its great. This recipe will make 2 liters or 2 quarts

To set your soup apart serve with red and green peppers,

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Mega Meatballs

Mega Meatballs

These are great meatballs soft and moist. Everyone thinks they have the best meatballs in the world. Well I don’t know if these are the best but they are certainly close. This is a large recipe and the meatballs freeze really well.  This recipe will yield about 30,

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Sweet Potatoes with Orange Glaze

Sweet Potatoes with Orange Glaze

This is an easy recipe, the original called for the sweet potatoes to be boiled. I only use fresh sweet potatoes and I roast mine, roasting gives them a firmer texture. Avoiding the usual mushy mess you usually get when using canned yams.

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Spare Ribs

Spare Ribs – Who doesn’t like sweet and sticky spare ribs. These are a staple at our house and weather they are the thin or thick variety we love spare ribs. Braising them at a low temperature for a long time will give you beautiful moist and tender ribs.

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Quiche Lorraine

Quiche Lorraine / Leek and Bacon

This is a far cry from the horrible cheese pies you get here in almost every so called Cafe. Rich and creamy with almost sweet leeks this is one of the best basic quiche recipes you can have.

You will need to get my Pate Brisee recipe for the crust.

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Canapes


I don't have a many canapes here. The ones I share are super quick, very tasty and most of all tasty. Your guests will appreciate the effort.

A Quick Note

I wanted to take a minute to say that I do try and weigh as many of the ingredients as I can. I think it helps make recipe results more consistent. Of course professional bakers even measure liquids by weight. I don't mind pulling out my little digital scale when I need to.

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