Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Salmon Pie

Salmon is an excellent source of high 
quality protein, vitamins and minerals. 
High in omega-3 fatty acids.

This salmon pie is easy to make
with few ingredients and
only one pie crust on top.

Ingredients:
 2 cups of salmon with 
 with skin and bones removed.
(I used red Pacific wild salmon)
About 6 potatoes
2 celery stocks chopped
1 onion chopped
1 garlic clove chopped
Pepper, parsley and savory.

Boil and mash potatoes



Sante onions, celery and garlic
Add to onion mixture to salmon
along with pepper, parsley and savory.
(Or your favourite herb)


Grease a 9 inch pie plate
Press 1/2 of the potatoes in the bottom

Place the salmon on top of the potatoes

Add the remaining potatoes on top of the salmon

Roll out dough to cover pie
Place dough on top of pie
Bake 400 degrees F 25-30 minutes.



Enjoy





Serving suggestions: 
A white sauce:
     1 can cream of mushroom or 
     cream of celery soup and 1/2 can water.
Or serve with ketchup or chili sauce.

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Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Slow Cooker Pork Tenderloin

A fast and easy meal.
I made this for New Years Supper.

Very tender, falls apart,
with a lot of flavour.
 Ingredients:

2 pork tenderloins

In some countries pork tenderloin is call pork fillet. 
1 cup chicken or vegetable broth
1/2 cup Balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 tablespoon honey
2 garlic cloves chopped
1 onion chopped.

Mix all the ingredients together.
I mixed all the ingredients together
 in a 2 cup measuring cup
 and poured it over the 2 pork tenderloins 
in the slow cooker.

Below, I had 2 tenderloins together.

Set slowcooker on low speed for 6-8 hrs.
I always try to have my meals in the slow cooker by 10 am,
if I am having it for supper.
Reminder: Do not lift the cover of the slowcooker too often.
Heat loss will disturb the cooking time.
I check it 1/2 way and turn over the tenderloins.
It could also be cooked faster, 4-6 hrs. on higher speed.



It was served with peas and corn,
 a carrot, cranberry and almond salad
 parsley potatoes and pickled beets.


The tenderloin refers to the major muscle
along the central spine portion of the pork.
 This is the most tender part of the animal because 
these muscles are used for posture,
 rather than movement.

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Thursday, December 22, 2016

Christmas Cranberry Candy Bark




With only three ingredients,
this Christmas Candy
is fast, easy and ready in no time.


Ingredients:
3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
3/4 cup white chocolate chips
1/4 cup chopped dried cranberries


Melt the semi-sweet chocolate chips in the microwave
approx. 50 seconds.
Spread out on a parchment lined cookie sheet
approx. 5 by 7in.



Melt the white chocolate chips. 
Add the chopped cranberries to the white chocolate
 and place on top of the melted chocolate 
on the cookie sheet,
Swirling them together


Place in refrigerator for about 5 minutes.
Remove and score them in squares, using a large knife.

Place back in refrigerator for about 1 hr. 
until they are hard.
Break apart and enjoy!!

I put it in this pretty tin for gift giving.

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Maple Syrup Applesauce


This great tasting applesauce is so easy to make.
 I love it on toast in the morning. 
         I used my transparent apples this year, and 
 maple syrup adds sweetness to
 the delicious flavour.

         It is hard to give exact measurements
 because of the sweetness of the apples
 and the type of apples used,
 also how sweet you like your applesauce.



I am sharing my approx. measurements.

12 transparent apples
1 tsp. cinnamon
 1 cup water
about 1/2 cup maple syrup


  Core and chop apples. 
I leave on the skins.
Place in a large pot with water
add the cinnamon and maple syrup.


 Simmer for 20 mins.,
stirring often to prevent sticking
to the bottom of the pot.
Add more syrup if needed, 
depending on your taste.
Add more water if needed,  for desired thickness.
Mash with a potato masher.

Enjoy.


I am showing off  this amazing Gadget.

called "Applemagic" or "Pommemagique" in french. 

In a few seconds, the apple is peeled, cored and sliced.




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