Cornmeal Lemon Shortbread Cookies

I had a craving for something sweet and went looking for something new to try.   And look what I found!!       Cornmeal Lemon Shortbread Cookies  (6:00AM morning sun) Not your typical shortbread cookie.  The texture, is very different from a true shortbread. Different but still very good. The first batch of cookies were sprinkled with…

Rhubarb Pudding Cake

Picked a few more stalks of Rhubarb out of my garden and our neighbours. Enough to make a pie or………something new.  I found a recipe for a Rhubarb Pudding Cake on My Recipes website. This is a very simple easy to make dessert.  Definitely a keeper.  Rhubarb Pudding Cake Source: Jean Kressy, Cooking LightMAY 2004…

Chicken in a Mushroom Sauce

This is just another one of those “winged” dishes.   I browned two chicken breasts with wings attached.   Sauteed mushrooms in the drippings, seasoned with fresh minced garlic,  and then a little flour to make a roux.   Added chicken broth to make the sauce,  seasoned with salt, pepper and fresh thyme and simmered for a few…

Chicken Souvlaki

Greek is one of my favourite cuisines and Chicken Souvlaki one of my favourite meals.    It qualifies as a ‘work night dinner’ because it comes together very quickly.  First thing I do when I get home from work is to cut up boneless chicken breasts and thread on to skewers.  The chicken is rubbed…

Grilled Beef Tenderloin Filets

Dinner Tonight Grilled Beef Tenderloin Filets  servedwith a mushroom sauce. Potato Gratin And Steamed Green Beans and radishes

Parmesan Crusted Halibut

This is one of my most repeated meals.   An easy dinner to put together quickly on a work night. The fish is dipped in seasoned flour, beaten egg and rolled in fresh grated bread crumbs that are seasoned with parmesan and lemon zest.     Since I had grounded up more bread crumbs than needed for…

Flammkuchen

I forgot how much we enjoyed Flammkuchen,   also known as Tarte Flambee.  It has been over 16th months since I made it last.   I prefer a yeast crust, and since I was making bread  anyway, that is what I used.  Although the traditional Flammkuchen does not use a yeast crust. The topping is just three…