Monthly Archives: December 2010

Spinach Ravioli with Lemon Sauce

Denis and I learned to make pasta this summer while staying at Alla Madonna del Piatto in Assissi, Italy. Our bed and breakfast hostess, and cooking instructor Letizia, led us through the steps and we have had a great time … Continue reading

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Smoked Salmon Dip

In food processor, grind a 4″ by 1″1/2″ filet of wild hot smoked sockeye or spring salmon. Add 1 250 ml. container of light cream cheese and a few dashes of hot pepper flakes. Blend until smooth. Serve with crackers … Continue reading

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Olive Cheese Puffs

This recipe comes from the original Best of Bridge (the red one). I make these every year at Christmas. They’re one of Den’s favourites. Unfortunately, he told me that he didn’t get any of them this year. They disappear quickly … Continue reading

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Blue Cheese and Walnut Wafers

These are an easy holiday appetizer and they pack a lot of flavour. I use a food processor to mix the indredients, but the trick is not to overmix. They will start to take on a bluish tinge which isn’t … Continue reading

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Zebra Cookies

I make these every year at Christmas time, mainly because Trevor likes them so much. The recipe comes from my friend Lisa Burkitt, who sadly died of breast cancer many years ago. I think of her whenever I’m rolling these … Continue reading

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