Recipes from my personal collection that my family loves.

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Clam Stuffed Mushrooms

Clam Stuffed Mushrooms I first made these for Christmas 2008 and they’ve been included in every holiday meal since, a favourite of all ages. 20 fresh mushrooms (, stems removed (I also pulled off the inner edge to “open up”…
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Brined Roast Turkey

Brined Roast Turkey This is Alton Brown's famous roast turkey, from his show Good Eats - it’s a "must" for your holiday turkey. It turns out such a flavorful juicy turkey, it’s unreal. Make sure you have a good thermometer, it’s…
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Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup You can't beat homemade chicken noodle soup on a cold, wet day. The homemade noodles are easy and make all the difference in this recipe. Don't use store bought! 2 large carrots (, sliced or diced)3…
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Caramel filled chocolate cookies

Caramel Filled Chocolate Cookies Fantastic chocolate cookie with a gooey surprise inside. 1 cup white sugar1 cup packed brown sugar1 cup butter (, softened)2 teaspoons vanilla extract2 eggs2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour3/4 cup unsweetened…
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Prime Rib Beef Roast

Prime Rib Beef Roast 1 beef prime rib roast ((may be labeled simply “rib roast”), 2-3 rib or about 5lbs)1 Tbsp black pepper1 cup Kraft Zesty Italian Dressing1-1/2 cups mayonnaise1/4 cup prepared horseradish Place meat…
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Deviled Eggs

Deviled Eggs I generally quadruple or quintuple this recipe, it is a favourite of everyone of all ages. 6 eggs1/2 stalk celery (, finely chopped)1/4 onion (, finely chopped)1/4 cup mayonnaisesalt to taste1 dash hot pepper sauce…
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Taco Seasoning

Taco Seasoning Tastes so much better than premade seasoning, without any added junk like MSG. Seasons 1-2 lbs ground meat. 1 tablespoon chili powder1/4 teaspoon garlic powder1/4 teaspoon onion powder1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper…
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Perfect Potstickers

Perfect Potstickers A super recipe based off Alton Brown's (Good Eats!). These can also be deep fried instead of pan fried and steamed (if deep frying, you do not need the listed oil and broth). 1/2 lb ground pork2 Tbsp finely chopped…
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Rice Pudding

Rice Pudding This is close to the recipe I grew up on and tastes so good! Use rice from dinner the night before for best results. 3 cups cooked white rice4 cups milk (, divided)2/3 cup white sugar1/4 tsp salt2 eggs (, beaten)1-1/3…
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Broiled Tilapia Parmesan

Broiled Tilapia Parmesan A fantastic Allrecipes find! 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese1/4 cup butter (, softened)3 tablespoons mayonnaise2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice1/4 teaspoon dried basil1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper1/8 teaspoon…
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Caramel Pecan Pie

Caramel Pecan Pie A favourite holiday pie; even folks who don’t care for pecan pie like this one. 1 9 ″ unbaked pie crust36 individually wrapped caramels (, unwrapped)1/4 cup butter1/4 cup milk3/4 cup white sugar3 eggs1/2 tsp…
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Baked Potato Soup

Baked Potato Soup Our favourite potato soup recipe with a "loaded baked potato" flavor. ½ – 1 lb bacon½ medium onion (, diced)1 clove garlic (, chopped)½ c . celery (, chopped)5 lbs potatoes (, peeled and diced)8 c . water6…